The Pointy End

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.

The Conversation

Michael Jackson Fans Are Tenacious. ‘Leaving Neverland’ Has Them Poised for Battle.

A new documentary detailing allegations of sexual abuse has the pop star’s most activist supporters ready to jump on Twitter and YouTube to defend his name.

The New York Times

ENO to scale back on surtitles to appease ‘distracted’ audiences

English National opera is dropping surtitles for one performance per production in its forthcoming season.

The Stage

Listening to Music Impairs Creativity

New research suggests that background music, with or without lyrics, "consistently disrupts creative performance."

Pacific Standard

Musiciens : quitter la scène

Après des années sur la route et en studio, comment les musiciens gèrent-ils le moment où ils décident que la musique ne sera plus leur métier ? D’anciens rockeurs ou rappeur racontent leur vie d’après, une reconversion qui se fait parfois dans la douleur.


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