Pop Culture

How The Music Industry Uses Data Analytics To Pick Stars

January 18, 2015

The music industry has been using data analytics to discover musicians based on data from the Shazam music discovery app.

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Coldplay Promotes Ghost Stories With Interactive Music Video

January 11, 2015

Coldplay is promoting its new Ghost Stories album with an interactive music video for the song Ink.

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What Music You Should Listen To At Work [INFOGRAPHIC]

June 14, 2014

This infographic from speaker company Sonos is a guide to choose the best tunes to listen to at work based on your job type.

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Frank Frazetta's Intepretation Of Sound [PAINTING]

June 7, 2014

This painting was commissioned by a Japanese stereo company with the only instructions to Frank Frazetta being, Paint Sound.

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Heavy Metal Baby [VIDEO]

June 1, 2014

A little headbanger during its formative years.

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The Beatles' Oeuvre [INFOGRAPHIC]

March 30, 2014

Three infographics break down the instrumentation of The Beatles’ songs in amazing detail & given the breadth of The Beatles Oeuvre, separated into 3 volumes.

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Super Saccharin Japanese Pop Goes Death Metal [VIDEO]

March 2, 2014

Hyper-cute Japanese teen pop stars add death metal to their saccharin act.

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Best-Selling Musician Or Group By State Of Birth [MAP]

February 24, 2014

A Redditor took some data from the RIAA’s list of the 250 top-selling musicians in the US and used it to label each state according to the most popular bands.

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15 Songs About Racism & Civil Rights For Martin Luther King, Jr. Day [VIDEOS]

January 20, 2014

15 Songs About Racism & Civil Rights For Martin Luther King, Jr. Day: From Negro spirituals to Billie Holiday to Neil Young.

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Black Sabbath's Nostalgic Marketing Facebook Ad [PIC]

January 18, 2014

Black Sabbath used a nostalgic marketing tactic in a Facebook ad to promote the fact that their first eight albums are now available on iTunes.

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