There’s a surprising trend in the music industry in 2018: some of the world’s most legendary musicians are calling it quits. In their late 60s to late 70s, these musicians are feeling the effects of a slowing body and the pull of the families they so often leave behind while on tour. To commemorate their retirement, all are giving one last hurrah. ...Read More
Noisey meets 93-year-old jazz pianist Edward Hardy. Ed was given a new lease of life and relief from dementia and depression when his care home discovered he was a talented pianist in his younger days.
Today, Kurt Cobain would have celebrated his 50th birthday. The iconic lead singer and songwriter of Nirvana, died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound in April of 1994 at the age of 27. “Most of the music is really personal as far as the emotion and the experiences that I’ve had in my life, but most of the themes in the songs aren’...Read More
This iconic song, originally by Simon & Garfunkel, is one of the most iconic anthems of all time. The song, Sound Of Silence, has been covered by many bands, most recently, hard rock group Disturbed– Even 52 years later, nothing beats listening to the original songwriters come together to perform this tune.
80 year old Don Barker is Britain’s oldest DJ and he’s still spinning records despite having to wear a hearing aid. His nickname is ‘Don Disco’ and he has been entertaining crowds for decades. Don has always regularly attracted a devoted following known as ‘Donettes’ who turn up each week to dance to the songs he...Read More
The brains of spiritual people are stimulated in a similar way to the desires of enjoying drugs, music, gambling and sex, scientists revealed. Researchers used MRI scans to look into the brains of Mormons experiencing religious ecstasy to uncover their findings. The results, are a part of the Religious Brain Project, which aims to understand how th...Read More
Baby Boomers are famously important when it comes to the music created in that generation. But a new study shows that the 55+ demographic actually listens to substantially less music than their 16-34 cohorts. In fact, Millennials — loosely defined as those born in the 80s, 90s, and early 2000s — listen to 75.1% more music on a daily basis, accordin...Read More