A music-making app has been developed by doctors to help reduce the experience of brain fog in cancer patients.
The app, ARMcan (Active Receptive Music for Cancer), has been put together by a team of doctors from the University of Cincinnati. As well as streaming their favourite songs, users can create their own music. Both activities have been found to improve concentration and cognitive ability.
Klas Bergling, father of Avicii, AKA Tim Bergling, has called for greater mental health support for young music artists.
A new study has found that listening to music helped improve emotional wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic, and that people spent more time listening to music than before while in lockdown.
An Avicii tribute concert is set to take place in Stockholm on 1st December.
An Avicii 'Wake Me Up' animation has been shared by Google to celebrate what would have been the late-DJ's 32nd birthday, on 8th September.
The Google Doodle charts the artist, real name Tim Bergling, progressing from a young boy strumming a guitar to laptop producer, teenage DJ playing small parties, to performing for thousands of people after reaching the height of EDM fame.
Music can help reduce the symptoms of depression in people with dementia, according to two studies that have now spurred on the charity Music for Dementia to increase support for a number of related projects.
A new survey of 1,500 DJs carried out by Pirate Studios has found that 66% of artists have suffered burnout at least once.
Pirate points out that Mental Health UK defines burnout as 'a state of physical and emotional exhaustion', which occurs 'when you experience long-term stress'. When asked to describe the feeling of burnout, some survey participants compared it to being hysterical or overwhelmed, while others described feeling short-tempered or imposter syndrome.
57% of people say music helped them cope through lockdown, a new study by UK Music has found, with 42% listening to more during the crisis than they previously did.
Stockholm’s Ericsson Globe venue has been renamed Avicii Arena in honour of the late-Swedish electronic music star, real name Tim Bergling.
The decision has been brought about through collaboration between the Tim Bergling Foundation, ASM Global's Stockholm Live, Trygg-Hansa and Bauhaus, and will see the space used as a 'global hub for sharing ideas on young people's mental health'. To mark the occasion, The Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra has recorded a new version of the artist's track, 'For A Better Day'.