The Pointy End

Making Music With Brain Waves And Heartbeats

Can biofeedback help to unlock the mysteries of music’s therapeutic effects?


Who in their right mind would go to a "herd immunity" music festival?

A three-day “herd immunity” music festival scheduled to take place in Ringle, Wisconsin, in mid-July is taking this energy to the, uh, extreme.


Joni Mitchell, Isle of Wight 1970: the day the music nearly died

A bad vibe and worse acid hung around the 600,000-strong festival, with Mitchell getting heckled – but she used a stretch of perfect songs to create a moment of harmony.

The Guardian

Pour ses 85 ans, le Dalaï-Lama sort son premier album (oui)

Intitulé Inner World, ce disque est composé de 11 titres éthérés au possible. Le Dalaï-Lama l’a dévoilé le jour de ses 85 ans.

Rolling Stones

Concierto simbólico para plantas busca crear conciencia por el covid-19

Un grupo de músicos en Barcelona ofreció un concierto a miles de plantas que ocuparon las butacas del Gran Teatro del Liceo.


The Coronavirus Quieted City Noise. Listen to What’s Left.

Microphones on once-busy street corners and public parks have recorded the sound of the pandemic.

The New York Times

Choirs reimagine themselves as singing proves an effective way to spread COVID-19

'Who would have thought that singing could be dangerous, or deadly?'


How to use music to boost your running, whether over a mile or a marathon

From music’s effects on fatigue to its motivational properties, the right soundtrack is a powerful tool for improving your ability to run well.

The Guardian

Why drill music is being used to teach philosophy

It's been a couple of years since large sections of the media first started panicking about drill music, questioning if the genre's often violent lyrics were contributing to knife crime in London - sometimes claiming outright that they were.


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