The Pointy End

What are the weirdest lyrics of all time?

The survey, set up by streaming service Blinkbox, quizzed 2,000 adults about the most bamboozling phrases in song.

The Guardian

How Art Is Crucial To Understanding The Human Mind

When people were beginning to do theater, music and recitations of poetry, say, in an arena in Greece, they were in fact inquiring about the human mind in very probing ways.

NAFME

Military bands offer musicians great jobs, similar challenges to orchestras

In musical circles, there's a lot of disgruntlement that the government doesn't do more to subsidize the arts. In one area, though, the government does plenty.

The Washington Post

Music Criticism Is Broken

Learning how to talk about music is almost as important—and in some ways as important—as learning how to write music.

New Music Box

The Dangers of Secondhand Music

Like secondhand smoke, the consistent exposure to music everywhere has resulted in a slow poisoning: the invalidation of music as a uniquely singular event.

New Music Box

An Empathic Musical Orchestra -- A String of New Relationships

Research shows that music affects our creativity and productivity. A series of experiments has investigated the relationship between the playing of background music during the performance of repetitive work and the efficiency in such a task.

Huffington Post

Le plus ancien morceau de musique du monde

Cette partition gravée sur une tablette d'argile et découverte sur le site d'Ougarit en Syrie, a 3400 ans.

Maxi Sciences

 

Why Are Songs on the Radio About the Same Length?

Songs seem to be around three minutes – but of course not all songs are that long. I know there are some very long songs by both Led Zeppelin and Pink Floyd. Though this seems mostly correct. Three minutes is a very common time length for a song.

Wired

Despite hits, no radio love for country rap

It may be one thing for a country song to be remixed or for a country artist to dabble in hip-hop, but "rap" still faces a bias.

Japan Times


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