STAX: The sad story of this record label

Beverley Knight tells the story of the fall and the rise and the fall of the legendary Memphis soul label. In December 1967 the legendary soul singer Otis Redding was killed in a plane accident, depriving the musical world of one of its great singers, and costing his record label, Stax, their leading light, both […]

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The Music of Memory: Victoria Williamson at TEDMED Live Imperial College 2013

Music psychologist Victoria Williamson gives a fascinating account of the extraordinary power of musical memory, illustrated with the Tale Of Three — the Star, the Survivor and the Miscreant. Music resides deep within our minds across multiple systems, cleverly maximising its chance of survival, and outlined potential applications for our everyday feats of memory. “Your […]

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