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psychedelics
psychedelics

This Is What LSD Does to a Musician’s Creative Process

When melodies mimic the arc of an acid trip, the result can be some really adventurous music.
Suzannah Weiss
4 days ago
Mind Games
Mind Games

Listening to Music at Work Might Make You Worse at Your Job

Lyrics can really screw up your concentration.
Nick Perham
11.13.17
We Asked
We Asked

Anxious People Tell Us How Hip-Hop Is Therapeutic

"I find myself mimicking 2Pac's demeanor and living my life unapologetically."
Ryan Brown
10.2.17
Screen Crack
Screen Crack

Gaga Gets Candid About Her Pain in New Netflix Doc

“They say sometimes it’s like open-heart heart surgery, making music. It’s invasive."
Sarah Kasbeer
9.22.17
Tonic Talks
Tonic Talks

T-Boz is Not Here for People Trolling Her About Illness or Trump

The T in TLC, a sickle cell disease advocate, talks about managing chronic illness and as well as her haters.
Rajul Punjabi
9.14.17
Not a Sprint
Not a Sprint

This Playlist Will Keep You From Marathoning Like a Moron

With the right tracks, you'll keep a steady pace without burning out too fast.
Rajul Punjabi
7.11.17
depression
depression

My Nine-Hour Breakup Playlist, Explained by Scientists

“I liked hearing this chorus of familiar voices say all the things we weren’t saying.”
Nick Keppler
6.30.17
Mind Games
Mind Games

There's a Science to Finding Your Creative Flow

Your subconscious brain can help you work through a block.
Nick Keppler
5.10.17
Fighting Words
Fighting Words

Music is Bad For Meditation

And I'm a musician.
Adam Brodsky
3.16.17
survival guide
survival guide

Music Makes Chemo a Little Less Shitty

So we asked people to share their cancer-treatment playlists.
Emily Cassel
3.10.17
fun with science
fun with science

The Science of Why You Can't Carry a Tune

Singing requires a surprising amount of coordination.
Tim Falconer
2.14.17
Phys Ed
Phys Ed

Use Science to Build a Better Workout Playlist

Why you shouldn't save your 'power song' for the last minute and other useful factoids.
Greg Presto
2.10.17