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Our Essential Reading

The Music Diet (2019) by Dr Julia Jones

Part of a trilogy, this series of texts formed a foundation of inspiration for our manifesto. Jump to the schedule at the back of the Music Diet for day to day achievable life hacks to plans to assist with more serious needs of dementia care and autism. 

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This Must Be the Place (2023) by Shain Shapiro

Shain Shapiro, examines the powerful impact music can have on how cities are developed, built, managed and governed.

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Of Sound Mind (2022) by Nina Kraus

This book was gifted to us by the phenomenal analogue producer, Julie McLarnon. Julie was the first to explain the profound impact of frequency on mental health. Of Sound Mind, examines the partnership of sound and brain, showing for the first time that the processing of sound drives many of the brain's core functions.


The Fundamentals of Fashion Filmmaking (2023) by Nilgin Yusuf

We've had the opportunity to be part of licensing music to fashion brands over the years and it has been extraordinary to see how it has become a film genre in its own right. This guide includes interviews with filmmakers and industry experts - you might spot a few words on music from our founder.

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Long Players (2021) edited by Tom Gatti

We love watching people choose a song and sing their hearts out at a karaoke night. This compilation of essays features a refreshing diversity of first hand accounts of how music - specifically albums - have shaped the lives of many. For those of us that care about the album format, this is a truly comforting read. 

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Musical Human (2021) by Michael Spitzer

Musicologist Michael Spitzer writes the lesser known origin story of music and how it has come to define the human species. 

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