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Study reveals a common beat in global music

A new study carried out by the University of Exeter and Tokyo University of the Arts has found that songs from around the world tend to share features, including a strong rhythm, that enable coordination in social situations ...

Adventures in acoustic cosmology

A project that explores whether there is a musical equivalent to the curvature of spacetime will be presented on Thursday 6 July by Gavin Starks at the National Astronomy Meeting at the University of Hull.

Linguistics researcher uses pop music to teach vocabulary

Friederike Tegge, who has taught German and English, was inspired to conduct research on pop music when she observed that many of her students showed a surprising memory for song lyrics in a foreign language and could repeat ...

Google close to record company deals

Google Inc., which plans to launch its long-rumored music store Wednesday, is still furiously working behind the scenes to get key music companies onboard with its plan to take on Apple Inc.'s iTunes and challenge numerous ...

Web video site Veoh filing for bankruptcy protection

Video website Veoh, which has been locked in a two-year legal battle with Vivendi's Universal Music Group over copyright infringement, is filing for bankruptcy protection, its founder announced.

YouTube, Universal mull video venture: reports

Google-owned YouTube and the world's largest music recording company Universal Music Group are reportedly discussing collaborating on a premium music video website.

Apple nears music deal with labels

Apple Inc. is close to securing deals with all four major recording companies on a music service that will allow users to stream songs stored on remote computer servers, presumably to an array of portable Apple-made devices, ...

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