Part of the fascination with end of year roundups is that they’re a stocktake of the year – but they also give insights into the way we listen to music that might surprise some people.
The documentary Kickin’ Down the Door offers something far more nuanced than the well-thumbed tale of these national music icons.
Charlie Chaplin once said: “I have known three geniuses in my life: Einstein, Churchill and Clara Haskil”. So why are only
Black artists have been fundamental to the history of alternative music – the introduction of the Mobos’ alternative category mustn’t forget that.
Noise-induced hearing loss is permanent, which is why looking after your hearing while you’re young is so crucial.
When we listen to music, our brain predicts what will happen next. This prediction then influences whether or not we enjoy a song.
I’m happy again: A pandemic-induced move to virtual music theatre presents a paradigm shift for the genre, yet reveals surprising benefits in facilitating new access to music in community.
Gratitude and praise are not only some of the most common themes in Christian music, but also some of the oldest.
Swift, like all writers, draws from her literary forebears to craft new works.
Music has the potential to change our experience of intrusive thoughts and how we deal with pain.
The genre of contemporary Christian music has been around for decades, but the line between CCM and secular pop music has always been blurry.
Music and film have gone hand in hand ever since the release of ‘The Jazz Singer’ nearly 100 years ago.
We are all told to follow our calling. Here’s what happens if you pursue a more ‘sensible’ career instead.
On October 24 1972, the world heard the infectious grooves and seamless vocal delivery of the song Superstition for the very first time.
A new study shows how teamwork, empathy and grit – all components of resilience – can be developed through group music making.
Few educators realise one decision in 1975 about notating standards cemented a practice excluding women.
Because Dylan draws from songs from the past, he has been accused of plagiarism. But this view has been colored by a distorted understanding of the creative process.
For thousands of years, music has been an essential part of the human experience.
Whether we’re talking songs that are popular on Spotify, or were Billboard hits through the ‘40s up to recent years, popularity cannot be attributed solely to quantifiable acoustic elements.
Through songs such as ‘The Pill,’ Lynn addressed issues confronting all women. The country star died on Oct. 4 at age 90.