Which genre of music makes the best cheese? This study found out

Speaking to plants helps their flowers bloom, playing classical music to baby bumps helps them grow up to be intelligent, and apparently now playing music to cheese makes it taste nicer. A new Swiss experiment…

70% of young people get their music on YouTube, not Spotify or Apple Music

Music streaming services are becoming synonymous with listening to music in the 21st century but it’s YouTube that is dominating music listening. A new study has looked at how young people under 35 listen to…

Does music really help our productivity and creativity in work?

Most of us like to put our headphones on and tune out with some grooves when we get to work but a new study suggests music might be hindering our creativity. Whether you’re writing a…

The lost history behind violins and their f-shaped holes

Instruments have gone through hundreds and sometimes thousands of years of refining to the form we recognise them in today. So why do guitars have a big circular hole in the centre whilst violins have…

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…