Category: Music

The feeling of euphoric chills some people get while listening…

The feeling of euphoric chills some people get while listening to music is called ‘frisson’ (pronounced “free-sawn”), and researches have described the sensation as a “skin orgasm.”

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Despite his profanity-laced songs, Eminem does not allow…

Despite his profanity-laced songs, Eminem does not allow swearing in his home.

There is a man who claims to have traveled to an alternate…

There is a man who claims to have traveled to an alternate dimension in which “The Beatles” never broke up. He brought back a tape of Beatles’ songs no one in this dimension has ever heard.

The Beastie Boys won a lawsuit against a company for the…

The Beastie Boys won a lawsuit against a company for the unauthorized use of their song “Girls” and had the $1 Million settlement donated to a charity supporting education for girls.

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Leonardo da Vinci had extensive knowledge in painting,…

Leonardo da Vinci had extensive knowledge in painting, sculpting, architecture, science, music, mathematics, engineering, literature, anatomy, geology, astronomy, botany, writing, history, and cartography. He is considered one of the most diversely talented individuals to have ever lived.

In 2014, Taylor Swift accidentally released 8 seconds of white…

In 2014, Taylor Swift accidentally released 8 seconds of white noise on iTunes for $1.29. It became #1 in Canada almost immediately before being removed.

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Mozart sold more cds in 2016 than Beyoncé, Drake, Adele and…

Mozart sold more cds in 2016 than Beyoncé, Drake, Adele and Kanye West. (Source)

The Vatican had music which was forbidden to be copied and was…

The Vatican had music which was forbidden to be copied and was only played twice per year. The piece was kept secret for almost 150 years until a 14 year old Mozart listened to it and transcribed it from memory.

Cows produce more milk when listening to R.E.M’s…

Cows produce more milk when listening to R.E.M’s “Everybody Hurts”. source

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Danny Elfman came up with the theme to ‘Batman’ on…

Danny Elfman came up with the theme to ‘Batman’ on a flight from London but since he couldn’t write music he kept running to the bathroom to record himself on a tape recorder whenever he had a new idea, causing the flight attendants to think he was a junkie. source

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