The connection between music and sex is undeniable. Maybe there’s a playlist of songs you put on during your time with that special someone, or maybe on the dance floor itself you experience a level of intimacy with a stranger for a few moments before moving on to the next dance. Either way you slice it, music can be the glue that connects bodies together during those moments of passionate bliss. In July 2015, Modern Moves postdoctoral researcher Madison Moore will appear in a Sky Arts-produced documentary about music and sex. During the taping he was asked to play one of his favorite sex songs and talk about what makes it so good. The track was “Numb” by Andy Stott, and you can listen (and practice!) to it above!
Our fifth Moving Group was dedicated to an exploration of tango music and dance, and it involved a double bill. First, we heard Dr Kendra Stepputat, ethnomusicologist from the University…