Daily Archives: February 9, 2018

The xx Curating I See You Film Series

The xx are curating a series of films and live events for the 2018 Copenhagen International Documentary Film Festival. The series shares the same name as their 2017 album I See You, as their film selection was informed by many of the same themes the xx explore in their music: “identity, gender, performance, youth culture and LGBTIQ issues.” It opens ...

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Hear Metallica's Kirk Hammett Play Ripping Solo on New Michael Schenker Song

Metallica guitarist Kirk Hammett went toe-to-toe with one of his idols, former UFO and Scorpions guitar player Michael Schenker, on the latter’s new song. On “Heart and Soul,” which will appear on Schenker’s upcoming LP, Resurrection, the two musicians trade off both bluesy and angular phrases before singer Robin McAuley brings it all back to the chorus. Related

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How exercise training promotes a sound mind in a sound body

A new study from Karolinska Institutet shows that the same mechanisms behind the beneficial effects of exercise training on the brain also help to counteract fat and to strengthen the immune system. The results, which are published in the journal Cell Metabolism, can ultimately give rise to new obesity and diabetes drugs. In 2014, researchers at Karolinska Institutet reported that ...

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