Powering Your Next Study Session with Music

An unavoidable part of going to school is studying for test or spending long hours cranking out assignments. Music is common tool that millions of students rely on to focus on their work and reduce distractions. Whether you're a studying pro or a beginner, this post goes over some tips to maximize your study session and what to consider when looking for that perfect track to study to

Music, Health & AI: Making Unwind.ai with Marconi Union

Music, Health & AI: Making Unwind.ai with Marconi Union

Hear our exclusive interview with Richard Talbot and Duncan Meadows of Marconi Union from the critically-acclaimed Marconi Union, about the creative process behind “Adrift”, the first composition available through Unwind.ai, and their views on modern music technology, artificial intelligence and generative approaches to music for health.

Music, AI and Health: What is Music Information Retrieval?

The process of making and listening to music today looks very different than it did 20, or even 10 years ago. In this post, we delve into music information retrieval, a branch of data science that has the potential to integrate innovations in music production and listening technology to help us understand what makes some music powerful enough to support health and wellness in several key areas. 

Sync Project at Design Indaba, WIRED Health

CEO Marko Ahtisaari was invited to speak at two international conferences this year (Design Indaba Festival and WIRED Health with more upcoming, including the Near Future Summit) on the promising indications in research into the use of music as medicine and launching UNWIND, a personalized music experiment to help you relax before sleep.

Sync Project collaborated with critically-acclaimed musicians Marconi Union to create this unique responsive music experience. This is a new kind of music made by combining machine learning and human musicianship, personalized to your unique physiology. All with a view to improving your relaxation and sleep.

While the therapeutic use of music is a long standing tradition in cultures around the world, efforts to integrate music into modern evidence-based healthcare practice is much newer phenomenon. Scientists in fields from neuroscience and psychiatry to physical therapy have also taken in interest in further understanding the health effects of music. This research is uncovering more cases where music may have significant health effects than we might have ever imagined.