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Listening to Music

The One Thing That Really Was Better When We Were Kids

Michelle Combs | Posted 07.04.2016 | Fifty
Michelle Combs

I think we should have to start all nostalgia stories with the words "in my day" and when you read it, you should shake your fist. I find many nostalgia stories disingenuous. I don't think they mean to be, I just think we sometimes sugar coat the past because we want it to be better than now.

The Beautiful Things Music Does To Your Brain

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 05.26.2015 | Science

Few things are better than listening to your favorite songs--no debate there. But what actually happens inside your brain when you tune in to music? ...

The Healing Power Of Music ♫

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 05.24.2013 | Healthy Living

Most of us have experienced the incredible, mood-altering power of music. One minute you're in a bad mood, the next you're finger-drumming along to yo...

Long Bus Rides and Other Journeys: What Music Means to Me

Maggie Hollander | Posted 06.03.2013 | Entertainment
Maggie Hollander

It was hard to imagine ever reaching a point when music wasn't fun anymore, but I've now seen firsthand how it comes about.

Lights Go On Part III: "How Do You Be Creative? Be A Good Host."

Thomas Bähler | Posted 06.02.2013 | New York
Thomas Bähler

One particular evening, my awareness of the pleasure and power of music took a giant step. On this night, I was eager and proud that I was far enough along to read music right along with Dad.

Lights Go On Part II: The Birth of Passion

Thomas Bähler | Posted 05.25.2013 | New York
Thomas Bähler

I learned how to read and write music before I learned to read and write English. You might be wondering, why? Were his parents task masters? Was he a child prodigy? Was he forced to learn this? No, no and no. Why then?

Stimulate Yourself

Payvand Seyedali | Posted 11.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Payvand Seyedali

Traveling or living abroad, especially in a developing country, is a quick fix way to make our soul strings vibrate. But vibrate they must, wherever you are, whatever you do.

First-of-Its-Kind Listening Gallery Opens in Los Angeles

Nicole Garton | Posted 08.01.2012 | Arts
Nicole Garton

At a time when more and more Americans are listening to music exclusively through headphones, Sonos Inc. is leading the counter-cultural revolution toward listening the old-fashioned way: out loud.