Medical Mysteries of Music

Can’t Concentrate at Work? Try Brain.FM

Not everyone benefits from listening to music while concentrating on work, writing, study or other activities that require brain power. I, for example, need dead quiet when I’m deep into a writing project. (Read my post on how music can help or hurt you.) But then again, I’ve never tried Brain.FM.

I quote from their site:

Distractions are everywhere, even in your ears when you’re trying to shut the world out with music. You just can’t always trust yourself or your favorite apps to deliver the most productive audio options, and that’s why was created. uses AI and a wealth of neurological research to stream the best background music for studying, sleeping, or relaxation. Give yourself a productivity boost and outmatch your to-do list with

  • Choose whether you’re trying to work, relax, or sleep, & experience an original composition specially generated for that scenario
  • Adjust the stream to play for 30 minutes, 1 hour, 2 hours, or indefinitely until you turn it off
  • Explore different recordings & audio tracks for each category on your own
  • Access premium-only content & track your work progress

Let’s take a look.

At the moment, a lifetime subscription is on sale for $39–down from the regular price of $199. Cool, right? But let’s get a review first.

Anyone want to try it and report back?

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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