Apparently there’s more than just Splendour going on in the grass…
They’re getting a bad wrap.
A new study by the Journal Of Consumer Psychology has found that the more repetitive a songs lyrics are, the more likely the song will be a hit. The study involved two laboratory test stages followed by in-depth study of Billboard‘s Hot 100 single Chart. The laboratory stages first established how lyrical repetition in a
Live music just continues to prove itself as being hugely beneficial to the Australian economy with a second study in less than a month confirming that it’s making the country a bunch of money. Research conducted by Live Performance Australia (LPA) has found that live music contributed $1.51 billion to the economy in 2014 with
We already knew that metal fans were the most loyal, and that hip-hop is the world’s most popular genre, but now a new study has ranked the top 10 musical genres in terms of the “open-mindedness” of their fans. And the results are going to come as a bit of a blow for Lady Gaga.
Dear majority-of-politicians, you never seem to listen to us when we try to tell you how important live music is for our cultural identity, our shared sense of community or our country’s artistic prosperity (not to mention our own sanity). Furthermore, our suggestions that music discourages violence and is actually more popular than sport also