There is no question that the human voice is a remarkable musical instrument, but few singing styles hit that point home as well as overtone singing — commonly known as throat singing —does. And it’s incredible to hear and watch multiple pitches coming out of a single mouth.
As virtually every American citizen knows all too well, belting out the National Anthem can be a rather precarious proposition. Here's what the experts have to say about "The Star Spangled Banner" and why it's such a challenging piece, even for professionals.
Hugh Jackman is famous both for performing in musicals and portraying the superhero Wolverine—but what happens when he sings about playing Wolverine?
To make public speaking easier, don't calm down, scientists say. Instead, get excited.
Mice have just been added to a pretty selective group. Like humans and some birds, they can learn songs. At least, that's according to a new article published in the journal PLoS ONE.
Dr. Timothy Elbert Wise is not only a joint-programme leader of both the Popular Music and Recording and Popular Musicology degrees at the University of Salford, UK, but is also one of the world's foremost authorities on the history and physiology of yodelling.
The last several episodes of Battlestar Galactica have been occasionally slug-like, but Friday's installment, "Guess What's Coming to Dinner," delivered some serious asskickery. As the rebel cylons and the human fleet work their way toward an uneasy alliance, there are juicy, twisty plans-within-plans on both sides.…