A new book about mental health in the music industry is set to be published.
Titled Can Music Make You Sick?: Measuring the Price of Musical Ambition, the book will take the reader through detailed studies of recording and performing artists in the British music industry, understanding why making a career from music can often be detrimental to mental health.
Making music is good for your mental health, a new study has found.
In a study commissioned by streaming giant Spotify for Niall Breslin's Where Is My Mind? podcast, research showed that making music positively impacts mental health with relaxation and happiness, noted as the most commonly felt emotions when playing.
The study revealed that 89% of UK adults who regularly play an instrument feel the positive effects on their mental health, and when playing their instrument of choice, 56% of adults felt relaxed, 48% felt satisfaction, and 43% felt peaceful.
An Avicii Experience museum is set to open in Stockholm next year.
Opening as a tribute to the late EDM artist, real name Tim Bergling, the Avicii Experience museum present exhibits documenting Bergling's rise from a bedroom producer to one of electronic music's biggest stars.
Avicii’s father, Klas Bergling, has opened up about the work being done by the Tim Bergling Foundation in the area of suicide prevention.
In a new interview with Billboard, Bergling spoke about the organizations he and his wife Anki Lidèn have been working with through the foundation, which they started in March 2019. The Tim Bergling Foundation was named after their son, the late EDM star Avicii, who died by suicide in April 2018.
UK organisation Help Musicians has shared some advice and support for those in the music industry who may have been affected by the coronavirus, or COVID-19, pandemic in recent months and the future.
On its dedicated page for advice, the organisation writes: "Many musicians may be fearful of the implications COVID-19 could have on their own health and their performance and teaching commitments, which in turn might have an impact on a range of issues, including finances and mental health.
The Prodigy have put a Keith Flint-inspired t-shirt on sale to raise money for mental health charity MIND.
The new version of the iconic Dirty Dozen top is on sale via the band's online store priced at £30, and will ship with an accompanying yellow die-cast pin inspired by those worn by friends and family at Flint's funeral last year. All proceeds will go to charity.
A new sound therapy app, T-Minus, has been launched on Apple's App Store to help people who suffer from tinnitus.
The condition currently affects 1 in 8 people in the UK alone, with the likes of Eats Everything, Carl Craig and Bicep's Matt McBriar among the high profile dance music names with the hearing condition.
Brixton Academy has honoured The Prodigy's Keith Flint by renaming its artist dressing room The Keef Flint Suite.
A photograph showing bandmates Liam Howlett and Maxim outside the newly christened area was posted to the outfit's official Instagram page on Thursday 11th December.
"Big respect to Brixton Academy London for renaming the main dressing room 'The Keef Flint Suite' in Flinty's honour," the post reads.