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Music

We Asked People the Weirdest Fantasies They Have While Listening to Music

“I would imagine screaming the lyrics over this cliff edge, hurling all the anger at my family and friends below.”
Daisy Jones
1.31.19
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Science, Please, Explain Why Catchy Songs Loop in Our Heads Forever

Is there more to an earworm than a snappy hook? I spoke to various clever people in music (I needed to get 'Baby Shark' out of my head).
Patrick Heardman
1.28.19
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We Asked The 1975 Fans About Their Weirdest Online Relationships

“This girl I work with is always selling pictures of her feet... He likes it when she curls them around other objects.”
Annie Lord
1.23.19
Music

The Reality of How Generation Z Discovers New Music

In a world of algorithms, angry old music fans and no more HMV, what exactly draws the next generation to their new, favourite artists?
Ryan Bassil
1.7.19
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Look, Who is Buying The Greatest Showman Soundtrack and Why?

How has the soundtrack for a poorly received circus musical outsold everything else? Yeah, idk.
Kyle MacNeill
12.19.18
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We Asked Some Synesthetes to Tell Us the Most Colourful Songs

"I want to listen to this song on repeat in a sensory deprivation tank, but I'm worried it might break my brain?"
Daisy Jones
11.27.18
Music

Pop’s Embrace of Languages Besides English Feels Here to Stay

How acts from Rosalía, who sings her modern flamenco in Spanish, to K-pop groups show that English may not be pop's lingua franca forever.
Douglas Greenwood
11.5.18
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We Asked Hayley Kiyoko Fans About Their First Major Crushes

"She was just, like, so mysterious and arty, and she wanted to take my picture.”
Rosie Hewitson
10.30.18
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How Much Influence an Artist's Politics Really Have on Their Fans

Taylor Swift, Stormzy and Kanye fans on what it's like when your favourite musician takes a political stand – and what it means for you.
Georgia Marsh
10.17.18
Snake Man

Three London Snake Owners on the Reality of Keeping Exotic Pets

“On warm days, I take them to the park for a stretch.”
India Hendrikse
10.11.18
GLOBAL WARMING

We Asked People How They’d Live, Now the End Is Coming in 2030

According to the UN, we've got 12 years left until global warming turns into a full-on disaster. So, what would you do?
Annie Lord
10.9.18
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We Asked People How Their Musical Idols Disappointed Them

“Guilty pleasure or not, I refuse to listen to this one singer, because he allegedly beat up my friend.”
Clara Krohn
10.4.18
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