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Medical Mysteries of Music

Can’t sleep? Maybe you should try some of the world’s most popular ambient sounds.

When I can’t seem to sleep, I focus on the breathing of my two English bull terriers who are somewhere in the bedroom. It almost always works. Realizing that not everyone has this resource, I present to you a study on ambient sounds from around the world that help people drift off to dreamland.

Canadian love the ambient sound of a video game called Diablo? Really? If you scroll down, you’ll see that our favourite nature sound is crickets.

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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