Why Musicians Sound Different Live

There is a lot of criticism gets thrown at musicians regarding their live performances. The majority of these critiques come from the musician sounding different live in concert to how they do on their album. This is actually a pretty common issue with musicians; it’s very hard to recreate what they do in the studio... Continue Reading →


How Much Do We Listen to Fairytale of New York at Christmas?

Happy New Year everyone! Seen as this is the sites first post of 2019 I thought I would take inspiration from the festive period for it. Now that the Christmas period is over it means a few things have probably happened. You’re probably a bit worse for wear in work and you’ve probably heard this... Continue Reading →

Introduction to Econometrics – Music Econometrics

Econometrics is one of the most important tools in an economist’s arsenal. Econometric techniques allow economists to test hypotheses in economic theory in the real world and see if they are correct or not. Econometrics is the application of data analysis to economics, the word “Econ” refers to economics and “metrics” refers to quantitative measurement.... Continue Reading →

Stopping Prejudices in Music

U2 recently wrapped up their world tour in Dublin’s 3 arena. At a time like this surly Bono and the boys must find themselves reflecting upon their incredible careers to date. Not only are they by far the most successful band to ever come out of Ireland, but also one of the most successful bands... Continue Reading →

How the 2008 Financial Crisis Made Aloe Blacc Rich – Positive Externalities and the Financial Crisis

The 2008 financial crisis was one of the toughest economic shocks to the world economy in history. Unemployment, homelessness, and poverty became very prevalent problems in even the World's most developed countries. While the effects of the crisis were devastating for most people, there were some benefits which came out of the financial crisis. Now whether... Continue Reading →

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