Music is emotional and for some of us our brains are wired to “feel” music more

Research suggests that there is a biological reason that some of us get shivers when we listen to a powerful piece of music as some of us are more predisposed to emotionally respond to songs….

American’s listen to 2+ hours of music every day

We’re living in a time of unlimited and unrestricted music access, and with a world of music at our fingertips people are listening more than ever. The internet and music streaming services have revolutionised how…

Going to gigs makes you live longer and happier, study finds

Make sure that you’re going to see live music regularly if you want to live a long and happy life, says science. A new study by Goldsmith’s University Associate Lecturer, Patrick Fagan, and commissioned by…

Watch out Spotify, Amazon Prime Music is hot on your tail for popularity

Who is the big dog in music streaming right now? You’d all say Spotify right? Well look out because Amazon Prime Music is coming up on them quickly. New research from Midia Research, and noticed by Music…

Get Deezer for 6 people at just $14.99 a month with new family subscriptions

Deezer are playing catch up, launching a family plan which offers up to 6 different users unlimited access to 40+ million tracks for just $14.99. Deezer Family is a new subscription tier from the French music…

What music do students care about nowadays? Spotify reveals all

Spotify have taken another step towards finding out what every single person listens to in the world, this time they’re focusing on college students. Whether you’re studying fine art or the biomechanical structures of sea…

YouTube is more popular than cable TV with teens watching every day

According to a new study more young people are watching videos on YouTube than they are watching cable TV as entertainment slowly shifts online. The study saw over 5,000 teenagers surveyed to see how they react…

WIN reveal new in-depth report on music charts around the world

A new report from the Worldwide Independent Network (WIN) have produced the first ever global analysis of music charts with some fascinating results. WIN are an organisation that represents the international music industry in order…

This is the scientifically proven most relaxing song in the world

Using scientific theory British ambient band Marconi Union claim they have created the “world’s most relaxing song” which has been considered dangerous to listen to whilst driving. Music has been linked closely to emotional responses…

Australia loves music, and now they love streaming it the most

A new report shows music streaming on a massive rise whilst, unsurprisingly, downloads and physical music are dropping. Music is important to Australians, representing the most popular media consumed online in Australia and Australia sits in…