Monday, March 18, 2019

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Some fans now spend more than half the time at concerts on their phones

A recent study conducted by Ticketfly surveyed concert-going adults to find out just how much they’re using their phones at live events—and the results...

What happens to the “cool” kids after high school?

A new study published in the Child Development journal followed a group of 184 “cool” kids around for 10 years, starting at age 13...

Why can’t goths, jocks and emo kids all be friends in high school?

A recent study published by Stanford University looks at why cliques thrive in some schools more than others. Some schools are fiercely segregated by...

Vinyl sales up over 40 percent, album sales down in first half of 2014

Nielsen Entertainment recently published their mid-year music industry report for 2014. The study contained statistics regarding the top selling albums and singles (both physical and digital), and a...

Is there a link between a country’s wealth and its number of metal bands?

A recent study published by City Lab and the Martin Prosperity Institute points out that heavy metal holds less sway in its postindustrial origin...

The Science Of The Pit: Physics study compares moshing to molecules

A physics/sociology study conducted by Jesse Silverberg and Matt Bierbaum, doctoral students at Cornell University, has found that crowd behaviors at metal shows, deemed "extreme...

Music Fans torrent 759 million songs in six months, Gainesville, FL named America’s “pirate...

A new report released by MusicMetric--the first of its kind--shows that Americans torrented more than 97 million albums (78%) and singles (22%) during the...

Study: What merch is the most profitable?

Digital Music News recently collaborated with merchandise company Jakprints to research the average cost of creating goods versus the retail price. The following graph...

Study: popular music has become more “sad-sounding” over time

A new psychology study has found that popular music has become more sad-sounding over the years. Using a sample comprised of 1,000 Top 40 songs...

Study: Men are best selling artists by nearly 2-to-1 margin

A study of the best-selling artists in the past five years shows that men outsell women by a nearly 2:1 margin. The data was...

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