Tag Archives: Science of Music

Strange Science: Connections between Music and Science

There are many connections between music and science, and the Kennedy Center’s ArtsEdge website has loads of articles on these connections, including things like sound waves and acoustics, why the holes on violins are shaped the way they are, and … Continue reading

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Fiction: Tempo Rubato

An essay by an unnamed musician, as provided by Jonathan Danz Art by Errow Collins Tonight, backstage is too hot, too dark, too much like some high-ceilinged mausoleum straight out of one of those old Friday night TV horror shows. … Continue reading

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Fiction: A Catchy Little Tune

From the blog of Arthur Plague: singer/songwriter, creative genius (lapsed), as provided by Alan Bennington Art by Scarlett O’Hairdye Saturday: Farewell Abbey. Well, what a hoot! Finally arrived in this God-forsaken place just after two, to find it’s not so … Continue reading

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Music and Mad Science

Music and mad science aren’t things that always go together, but we’ve published a few stories over the years involving these two topics. “Cryptoid Sonics: An Investigation into the Uses of Cryptozoological Sounds” by Andy Brown (applications for the sounds … Continue reading

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Strange Science: Music and Brains

Ever wonder how music impacts your ability to get work done? Or why certain music works for some tasks, but not for other tasks? There’s a lot of science behind this, it turns out! Check out this article to find out … Continue reading

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