The Pointy End

Music researchers have come up with a formula for the perfect Christmas Number 1

A team of music experts have come up with what they believe is the perfect formula for a sure-fire Christmas Number 1.

Official Charts

How To Make An Audience Feel Nostalgic Using Music

Nostalgia can be a powerful tool for artists to harness, particularly when it comes to marketing to adults, and while directly copying music from their childhood by be legally suspect, there are a number of other ways to use elements from their past to evoke musical nostalgia.


Music and memory

Can you recite the lyrics of a song from years ago but can’t remember where you put your keys?


Comment photographier la musique ?

Au premier abord, la photographie et la musique peuvent sembler incompatible, figer visuellement un moment de créativité sonore.

France Musique

Music while coding? Science says pump up the jams

Need some help entering the zone? Listening to music while programming is scientifically proven to help out productivity and raise happiness. What are programmers listening to while they work, and what do you tune into?


Mobile disco: how phones make music inescapable

Annoyed by music blaring out of tinny mobile phone speakers? You're showing your age.

The Guardian

What is the Fibonacci Sequence – and why is it the secret to musical greatness?

Geniuses from Mozart to Leonardo da Vinci have used the Fibonacci Sequence. But what is it and why does it make great music?

Classic FM

Don't look back in anger: did Britpop cause Brexit?

It’s a thesis doing the rounds – and is full of holes. But there’s no denying that Britpop’s nostalgia did make flag-waving nationalism more acceptable.

The Guardian

La facture instrumentale est-elle écologique ?

Espèces protégées et facture instrumentale est une histoire longue de plusieurs siècles. Les fabricants d'instruments sont-ils soucieux de la protection de l'environnement?

France Musique

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