Peer-reviewed rap and more: five sources of music about science
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Last week, I profiled the rapper Dessa ahead of the release of her new album, Chime. Chime, I wrote, is inspired by science but not music about science; there are no songs explaining electrodes or brain waves.
So, where is all the music about science that uses science data or teaches some facts? Fear not, there are plenty of examples (in no particular order).
Every song on They Might Be Giants Here Comes Science
Okay, so the album is technically for children, but its groovy enough that you might not have guessed it if I hadnt just told you.
The ClimateMusic Project
Artist Stephan Crawford runs a collective two composers, four climate scientists that creates music based on climate data. It holds concerts in the San Francisco Bay…