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The Pointy End

Why music, especially old music, can tap into our deepest, most meaningful life memories

Many of us are familiar with a song evoking a certain memory: a song comes on at a party or on the radio, and instantly, we're transported to another chapter of our lives, to a time or moment when that song weaved its way into our lives.

CBC

How Do Our Music Exploration Habits Change As We Age?

University of Toronto researchers worked with Spotify on a study looking into how our listening and searching habits change over time.

Ludwig Van

20 must read books about musicians

When reflecting on books about musicians, I think of the ones that highlight what a daring life it is. Writers are generally not present when people are reading their books. Painters don’t have to stand beside their art in a gallery. But musicians do their tough, creative work and get feedback in real time, for better or worse.

Book Riot

A 80 ans, comment les Stones peuvent-ils si bien rouler ?

Après la date parisienne de leur tournée «Sixty» samedi 23 juillet, un vingtenaire se demande quel est le secret derrière la longévité et l’énergie des papys du rock sur scène.

Libération

Las 30 mejores bandas sonoras originales (bso) de la historia del cine

Ennio Morricone, John Williams, Hans Zimmer, Vangelis, Max Steiner... Los más grandes copan la lista de las mejores BSO de todos los tiempos.

Fotogramas

These are the 3 ways that playing a musical instrument can improve your health and wellbeing

Casio Music UK has launched a new wellness page on its website, naming three key areas in which music - and, specifically, playing a musical instrument, such as a keyboard - can improve your life.

Music Radar

Remember ‘Gangnam Style’? Ten years on, the runaway hit still holds a YouTube record

The South Korean pop star’s ubiquitous pop song marked its 10th anniversary Friday, with seemingly no signs of giving up its spot among YouTube’s most-watched music videos.

Los Angeles Times

« La course au gigantisme des festivals de musique français augmente leur impact écologique de manière exponentielle »

Hellfest, Vieilles Charrues, Eurockéennes de Belfort... La croissance des grands festivals n’est plus adaptée aux enjeux climatiques et fragilise l’écosystème qui les entoure, estiment des consultants et des militants en faveur d’une transition écologique du secteur culturel, dans une tribune au « Monde ».

Le Monde

El científico que busca descifrar el misterio detrás del poder sanador de la música

El neurobiólogo mexicano Eduardo Adrián Garza Villarreal ha estudiado durante más de 10 años la capacidad de la música para aliviar el dolor, un acertijo que persiste en la ciencia desde hace décadas.

El País


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