Sometimes, you get stuck in a funk and can’t figure out why. Maybe it is something tangible and specific. Maybe it is nothing in particular. It happens to the best of us.
What do you do?
A sure way to brighten up your day is to listen to some good tunes. People love music for much the same reason they’re drawn to sex, drugs, gambling and delicious food. When you listen to tunes that move you, your brain releases dopamine, a chemical involved in both motivation and addiction. Continue reading
There are way too many bands these days; A lot of them are really talented, some of them not so much. I created a new category for my music blog, “Band of The Month”, in an effort to help my followers discover new music.
Each month I become infatuated with a band. I will go through their entire catalog several times in an almost obsessive manner. Continue reading
Music, the language of the soul, is as old as humanity. The therapeutic benefits of music can be traced back in time to ancient shamanistic rituals. Music, as tool of healing was recognized in the writings of Aristotle, Pythagoras and Plato. They believed that it can influence physical, emotional, cognitive and social well-being and improve quality of life. In fact, there have been many recent studies that show if you listen to music while exercising, your brain will probably work better too. Continue reading
With so much music out there it’s sometimes hard to find those really good bands to connect with. Not to worry, I’ve done all the “hard work” of listening through tons of different bands. Every so often I’ll present you with 5 bands that you should be listening to. These bands aren’t necessarily the most popular, but they definitely are some of the most talented. Continue reading