2 days ago | Feature Stories
Pop music has gotten sadder in the last 30 years, according to a study published in the Royal Society Open Science journal. Researchers used more than 500,000 songs released in the United Kingdom from 1985 to 2015 to analyze what makes a song succ...
8 days ago | Feature Stories
The University of Utah health care system gathered evidence using MRI scans that showed that listening to familiar music increases connectivity in the brain region known as the salience network. This part of the brain selects which stimuli a perso...
10 days ago | Best Of Dallas
The United States has recognized Mental Health Awareness Month every May since 1949, promoting discussion and compassion for people and their emotions. It’s been said that music helps improve mental health by reducing stress and alleviating depres...
21 days ago | Lists
America has been at war for nearly 20 years. From guns to sexual harassment to immigration, we're divided, angry and active. Donald Trump is in the White House. Now seems like a grand time for a songwriter to pick up a pen and let fly with some sh...
1 month ago | The Industry
On Saturday, independent record stores worldwide will celebrate the 11th annual Record Store Day, a holiday aimed at crate-diggers and the overall record store atmosphere. It has become an opportunity for musicians of all kinds to do in-store perf...
2 months ago | Commentary
Jack White, who has two upcoming shows at The Bomb Factory, is one of the few musicians implementing stricter phone policies in their live shows through the services of Yondr. Yondr, a company based in San Francisco, uses mobile cases to lock the ...