Great Job, Internet!: Super chill neuroscientists have figured out the most relaxing song imaginable
The world is cold and frightening, and the internet is dark and full of hate. The oceans are rising, the KKK is having a great year, and you probably have to day-drink with your extended family on Thursday.
Here is a song that will make you feel better.
Even if you listen to a lot of ambient and “chill out” music, Marconi Union’s “Weightless” is a uniquely calming sonic experience. The track glows with warm synthesizers and a gentle pulse; over the course of eight minutes, it gradually probes the contours of this soft space, its chimes and vibes etching out an increasingly cool, reassuring mood. It is very nice. You should listen to it.
It is perhaps the most recommendable song imaginable, in fact, given that it is proven to elicit a calmer, almost euphoric state in listeners. As Inc. reports, British neuroscientists tasked participants in a study …