The Pointy End

How does music affect your brain?

Every imaginable way.


Mozart's famous opera The Magic Flute is about to be transformed into a video game

The fantastical opera starring the Queen of the Night and the bird-catcher Papageno – and now it's being turned into a video game.

Classic FM

Courir en musique : pour ou contre ?

Courir ou pratiquer avec du son dans les oreilles, bon nombre d'athlètes s'y adonnent et n'imaginent pas une séance sans une playlist ! Tour d'horizon sur les tops et les flops.


No African women on Apple’s Global Feminism playlist

Apple Music joined the world in celebrating International Women’s Day on Friday.

Music in Africa

This Rare Vintage Typewriter from the 1950s Lets You Type Sheet Music

While most composers like to handwrite their sheet music, over the years there have been all types of machines invented to help print music.

My Modern Met

New study: Death metal music sparks joy, not violence

"The dominant emotional response to this music is joy and empowerment".

Consequence of Sound

Does Classical Music Help Our Productivity?

Numerous studies have highlighted the impact open office environments have on our productivity, whilst research has also shown that the background noise of a coffee shop can also change how we think. Is the same true for classical music?


Si l'espace était une mélodie : la Nasa a mis en musique la photo d'une galaxie

Des scientifiques ont converti en son une célèbre photographie de l'Univers capturée par le télescope Hubble. Le résultat ressemble à la bande-son d'un film de science-fiction.


Here’s what music sounds like through an auditory implant

These electronic devices are surgically implanted into the inner ear, converting the sound from the world into electrical signals that are sent through the auditory nerve to the brain.

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