12 Sound Artists Changing Your Perception of Art

These artists appeal to the ears, not the eyes.

December 13th, 2017 | Tags:
Meet the encephalophone: An instrument you can play with your mind, just by thinking

This is your brain on music: Neurologists, composers and tech-geeks at the University of Washington’s DXARTS program study music and the mind — including the encephalophone, a new instrument you can play without moving a muscle.

December 1st, 2017 | Tags: ,
Nico Muhly on Why Choral Music Is Slow Food for the Soul

Nico Muhly is a composer whose work has included collaborations with Björk and the choreographer Benjamin Millepied. His opera “Two Boys” was produced in 2013 by the Metropolitan Opera, which will present his “Marnie” in the 2018-19 season.

November 24th, 2017 | Tags: ,
Seeing Sound – The Effect of Music on Your Mind

IN AN UNPRETENTIOUS medical clinic in downtown Toronto, there’s a man who can literally see inside the human brain. His name is Mark Doidge, and using a clinical electroencephalogram (commonly known as an EEG) he can create what he calls [...] more >>

September 8th, 2017 | Tags: ,
This Music App Uses a Clever New Technique to Preserve (and Improve) Your Hearing

Here in 2017, there’s no shortage of music apps available for your smartphone. From exclusive tracks to sound quality to better compensation for artists, you’d be forgiven for asking what a new one could possibly add to the mix.

September 6th, 2017 | Tags: ,
Four ways to raise the profile of music in your school

What profile does music have in your school? Is it a core part of your school community or is music ‘just another subject’?

August 25th, 2017 | Tags:
The voice of God: life inside the pope’s choir

Baritone Mark Spyropoulos – the first British full-time member of the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel choir – tells us how tradition, technology and a little guesswork intermingle beneath Michelangelo’s frescoes

July 21st, 2017 | Tags:
This Technology Gives Disabled Patients A Chance To Make Music With Their Minds

The technological advancements in music-making have truly soared over the last couple of years. Among the newest projects is one run by researchers at Plymouth University and the Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability, where they’ve given patients who are unable to [...] more >>

June 30th, 2017 | Tags: ,