Thanks to streaming platforms, people are able to soundtrack their lives with a near-constant stream of new and familiar music. But how often are listeners actually tuned in? Canvas8 spoke to 20 men and women from across the US to find out how and when music gets their full, undivided attention.
Streaming services have enabled people to instantly access music on their devices – but they’re also normalising substandard audio quality. In their quest for high-fidelity experiences, some audiophiles are now seeking venues that put music first, prizing purity of sound over all other factors.
Headphones may have enabled people to listen to music wherever and whenever they want, but unchecked sound levels could be harming our ears. TSC Music is an app that customises the listening experience to the individual, preserving and improving hearing ability in the process.
Be it the angsty anthem that appealed to your rebellious teen self or the tear-jerker that got you over a break-up, a certain song can bring back all kinds of memories. But new research suggests that different types of music can actually have a deeper impact on memory recall than others.
Despite Japan’s reputation as a world leader in technology, the nation’s audiophiles have been slow to embrace music streaming, with many people still craving vinyl and making regular trips to CD stores. What’s got the world’s second-largest music market stuck on physical media?