The Pointy End

Can Listening to Music Ever Really Be Sustainable?

Against the backdrop of Earth’s deepening climate emergency, a source of hope for what lies ahead persists in the musicians who’ve at least tried to directly address the emotional toll of living in perilous times.

Vulture

Opera’s Biggest Fan Leaves Behind a Sprawling Time Capsule

Pavarotti, Domingo, Sills, Fleming and many more: Perhaps 200,000 autographs are piled in a vacant East Village apartment.

The New York Times

Le classique, la musique du mal au cinéma ?

De « M le maudit » au « Silence des agneaux », en passant par « Orange Mécanique » et les films de James Bond, les plus grands antagonistes partagent tous une passion pour la musique classique. Serait-elle la musique du mal ?

France Musique

La sinestesia fónica: las letras tienen música y color

Tus letras son del color que aparecen en tu cabeza o, quizá, para ti, no tienen colores ni olores ni sabores. Para algunos una letra es solo un signo y un sonido. Otros ven un Pantone de colores cuando piensan en el alfabeto.

El Diario

Scientists created the quietest place on earth

After a number of minutes, you’ll begin to hear your own heartbeat. Stick it out a little longer, and you’ll hear your own blood flowing and bones grinding.

Classic FM

Can K-pop stars wield their celebrity to influence climate action?

K-pop band Blackpink put out a climate change video expressing concern for the environment. Soon after its release, they were named cultural ambassadors to COP26, the upcoming United Nations’ climate talks in Glasgow.

PRI

AI-generated Nirvana, Hendrix songs shine spotlight on music industry mental health

For anyone who’s ever lost themselves in a Nirvana or Amy Winehouse song and wondered wistfully what music they would have produced if Winehouse and Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain had lived beyond their 20s, a new project by mental health organization Over the Bridge has provided an AI-generated answer.

CTV News

Pourquoi l'art est-il indispensable à notre cerveau ?

Les arts seront un outil de premier ordre pour aider à la reconstruction de notre santé mentale après la crise, affirme l'Organisation mondiale de la santé. Alors que la fermeture des lieux de culture s'éternise, les neuroscientifiques expliquent pourquoi l'art est indispensable à notre cerveau.

France Musique

Escucha cómo una tela de araña se traduce a música

Científicos han traducido la estructura de una tela de araña en música, con aplicaciones que van desde mejores impresoras 3D hasta comunicación entre especies y composiciones musicales de otro mundo.

notimérica


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