With painted Volkswagen buses, talk of “free love,” and other reminders of the Woodstock era replaced by advertising and corporate sponsorships, hippie culture may be dying, but a new subculture—a sort of purgatory between hipster and hippie—is on the rise.
July 24, 2014 • 6:00 AM • Share
We need not only to attend events but also to take the time to attend to what happens and reflect on those events in the moment.
July 7, 2014 • 10:00 AM • Share
From “The Wisdom of Music” to “The Human and Animal Bond,” academic gatherings you should be aware of.
July 3, 2014 • 3:00 AM • Share
Her given first name was Narcissa, she lost her hair due to mercury treatments, and she did not possess what even the most generous person might call a “good voice.” But none of that kept Florence Foster Jenkins from getting on stage and singing her way to Carnegie Hall.
July 1, 2014 • 12:00 PM • Share
Harvard-based researchers find a link between early musical training and cognitive capacities that allow for planned, controlled behavior.
June 18, 2014 • 8:00 AM • Share
New research finds that, contrary to fears, the No Child Left Behind act had little impact on enrollment in music courses.
June 6, 2014 • 4:00 AM • Share
The DJ, whose mixes of rap and pop music crossed some racial and ethical lines, is now making his own hip-hop.
April 22, 2014 • 10:00 AM • Share
For the month of April we’re profiling the individuals who made our inaugural list of the 30 top thinkers under 30, the young men and women we predict will have a serious impact on the social, political, and economic issues we cover every day here at Pacific Standard.
April 15, 2014 • 6:00 AM • Share
Researchers find top-ranked musicians can’t distinguish the sound of a Strad—and often prefer newer instruments.
April 7, 2014 • 12:00 PM • Share
Second-hand sound can profoundly affect our social interactions and our interior lives.
March 5, 2014 • 10:00 AM • Share
While the two branches of music might appear to have nothing in common, they rose to pop-culture establishment in very similar ways. Today, they share the same songs and the same stage.
February 25, 2014 • 8:00 AM • Share
Overheated Beltway cranks and the blood on their hands.
February 24, 2014 • 10:24 AM • Share
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