The Pointy End

6 Historical Figures Whose Side Hustle Was Composing Music

Sometimes it may seem impossible to follow your passions and pursue new hobbies. But these notable names made it work, balancing some pretty heavy daily responsibilities with some serious musical output.


Quelle place pour la musique classique à la télévision ?

Un nombre limité de programmes télévisés, des audiences relativement faibles... il est tentant de dresser un tableau noir concernant la présence de la musique classique sur le petit écran. Pourtant, elle est loin d’avoir dit son dernier mot.

France Musique

Yes, aggressive music can actually be good for you

Cannibal Corpse? Call it therapy. Beartooth? Call it self-improvement.

Alternative Press

Meditation and music may help reverse early memory loss in adults at risk for Alzheimer’s Disease

In a recent study of adults with early memory loss, scientists found that practice of a simple meditation or music listening program may have multiple benefits for older adults with preclinical memory loss.

Science Daily

How music affects the brain

Music and dance can help patients with restricted movement dance and those without speech to sing.

The Guardian

This city will make you face the music, quite literally, for breaking traffic laws

India's capital city of New Delhi is betting on music therapy to ensure traffic offenders learn a lesson.


Listen to the Low Earthly Hum of a Candle Pipe Organ

As you approach the instrument, the humming sound becomes more intense. Even though the low tones change pitch as the candles melt, it’s so slow and subtle that you probably won’t catch it.

Atlas Obscura

Fan-clubs, la révolution cultuelle

Loin d’avoir été balayés par les réseaux sociaux, les cercles d’admirateurs ont investi le Web.


Shinola’s Quest to Make the Best Turntable You’ve Ever Heard

Unless you’re in your 80s or a big fan of the Steve Martin classic The Jerk, you probably don’t know much about the origin of the word Shinola.


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