Features

  • Music and Vicarious Emotions

    A recent study by Japanese researchers, published by Frontiers in Psychology, reveals that listening to sad music can, and often does, invoke positive emotions. These findings would seem to ...

  • Join OMA’s 24-Hour Party

    With the O Music Awards set to take place on June 19, 2013, music lovers can look forward to a 24-hour party with the entertainment lineup featuring more than 50 bands, including a host of ...

  • Support Record Store Day 2013

    Celebrated on the third Saturday of April each year, Record Store Day will take place on 20 April 2013, with thousands of independent record stores participating worldwide, bringing together ...

  • Coachella and Stagecoach Music Festivals

    Music festival fans are no doubt delighted by the news that Indio's city council has approved the proposal by Goldenvoice to continue staging the popular Coachella and Stagecoach annual ...

  • Musical Training Increases Cognitive Abilities

    When two scientists at the University of Auckland carried out research on whether musicians use the same brain areas to process both music and language, they discovered some interesting ...

  • ECMA Celebrates 25 Years of Music Excellence

    The East Coast Music Awards is celebrating its 25th anniversary this week with a star-studded five-day event in Halifax, Nova Scotia, honoring the outstanding musicians who have made, and ...

  • Visit the Rhythm! Discovery Center in Indianapolis

    The Interactive Area at the Rhythm! Discovery Center in Indianapolis offers aspiring percussionists the opportunity to try out a range of fascinating instruments from around the world, ...

  • Building Communities Through Music Improvisation

    The Modern Improvisational Music Association (MIMA) is a global initiative which has been promoting the innovative creation of music for more than ten years. MIMA's musical network is ...

  • Gershwin Prize for Popular Song: Honoring Outstanding Talent

    Presented to a composer or performer for their noteworthy contributions to popular music, the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song was created in 2007 in honor of songwriting ...

  • Variety Galore at Lubbock Music Fest in Texas

    The city of Lubbock in Texas will be hosting its first music festival on September 27-29, 2012. Aptly named Lubbock Music Fest, the event's line-up will be sure to attract music-loving ...

  • Musical Instruments of the World at MIM

    Located on East Mayo Boulevard in Phoenix, Arizona, the Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) uses modern technology to immerse visitors in a worldwide music tour. Upon entering the museum ...

  • The Value of Promoting Music Education in Schools

    Operating as a non-profit organization, the VH1 Save the Music Foundation is dedicated to promoting instrumental music education in public schools in the United States, while at the same ...