Tag: music


‘Little girls playing’: Music industry’s gender bias

Interviews with women in music industry management described being assessed by gender, not competence and having to adjust their behaviour to fit in with men.

Musical betting

Why listening to Louis Armstrong could lead to riskier bets

HAPPY music such as Louis Armstrong’s “St Louis Blues” can lead you to make riskier lottery bets, compared to sad music such as The Cure, says a new study.

Celtic Connections

Women of the world paint stories with song

The auditorium is empty, save for the lighting and sound man, the stage manager, a husband and a reporter. On stage are three women from around the world, having met for the first time just a few minutes earlier. They will be performing individually in a couple of hours but need to prepare for an encore together. […]