Get rhythm -- why the key to finding music you like is rhythm, not genre
So close and yet so wrong - you might love heavy metal like Metallica but your music platform suggests you should also like the Sixties sound of The Doors, simply because both bands are classified as rock.
'Rock Vibe' brings electronic music game to blind
Bridging a divide between sighted and blind gamers, University of California, Santa Cruz graduate Rupa Dhillon has created a version of the musical rhythm "Rock Band" game that everyone can play.
Bird brains follow the beat: Capacity to move in time with music may be connected with ability to learn speech
Even though typical dance-floor activity might suggest otherwise, humans generally demonstrate a remarkable capacity to synchronize their body movements in response to auditory stimuli. But is this ability ...
When the beat goes off: Errors in rhythm follow pattern, physicists find
Rhythm pulses inside the brain of a Ghanaian drummer, sitting in a physics laboratory in Gottingen, Germany. His hands caress the skin of a bongo drum, guided by the metronomes tick through his headphones. ...
Can you keep up with the dance music that accelerates forever?
A scientist from Queen Mary has produced a dance track that sounds like it is accelerating forever.
Hunting for rhythm's DNA: Computational geometry unlocks a musical phylogeny
(PhysOrg.com) -- Does Bo Diddley rule the world? Though he died last year, the iconic singer and guitarist of American blues and rock still rules the rhythms of the world, says computer scientist Godfried ...
Intelligent DJ Emerges from Fundamental Research
(PhysOrg.com) -- An Austrian project has made the leap from research bench to shop shelf and is breathing musical intelligence into a digital audio system. This achievement has been made possible by a computer ...
Few animals other than humans can move in sync with music
It started with a sulfur-crested cockatoo named Snowball.