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Sing for Science


Sing For Science is a science and music podcast produced with Talkhouse where musicians talk to scientists about science as it connects to their most famous songs. Created and hosted by New York musician, Matt Whyte, the podcast’s goal is to increase science literacy for as many people as possible by reaching a variety of different musicians’ fan bases. Listeners come to the show through their lov... more

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Latest Episodes

Recorded Live at the Museum of Science in Boston on May 8, 2024, musician polymath and Talking Heads co-founder David Byrne talks with The Book of Eels author, Patrik Svensson. Even in today’s age of advanced science, no one has ever seen eels mating... more

7 days ago

Recorded Live at the Totality 2024 Festival in Hannibal, NY following the Total Solar Eclipse and Laraaji’s performance of his Sun Piano/Moon Piano albums. Ambient/New Age music legend Laraaji talks about how he represents the moon’s energy in 12 mus... more

a month ago

Swedish Argentine folk singer José Gonzalez returns to the show along with our only other repeat guest, physicist Dr. Brian Cox of BBC and CERN fame. The two talk about secular humanism, atheism, finding meaning, black holes, Carl Sagan and more!

2 months ago

Recorded live at 2024 On Air Fest in Brooklyn, NY: Indian Carnatic superstar Sid Sriram talks about his song “Blue Spaces” with visual neuroscientist/color expert, Dr. Bevil Conway. We talk about Sid’s personal and cultural associations with color, c... more

2 months ago


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5.0 out of 5 stars from 101 ratings
  • 654567 stars!!!

    Every conversation is unlike anything I’ve ever heard before.

    Apple Podcasts
    United Statesa year ago
  • Why did I wait so long?

    I found out about this podcast before it started, because I was in the email list for Matt’s old band, Earl Greyhound (Soft Targets is an amazing album and they were a killer live band). It sounded interesting, but it was mid-COVID and things got weird and I forgot. Finally started listening a few days ago and it’s fantastic. Brilliant guests and fascinating conversations - Matt deftly moderates and often has an interesting story to keep things moving. I started with the Pat Metheny/Charles Limb... more

    Apple Podcasts
    United Statesa year ago
  • Brilliant

    I love this show. It’s a great mix of culture and science that brings about revelations in every episode. The guests are exceptional from the featured musicians to the many authors and scientists that join them for conversation. I find every episode engaging even when the topic isn’t something I feel interested in. Sign up for this pod and don’t look back.

    Apple Podcasts
    United Statesa year ago
  • Fantastic listen!

    I look forward to every episode of this show and I’m always impressed by the caliber of conversation, the expertise and knowledge of the scientists and the curiosity and open-mindedness the musicians and indeed, everyone involved in each conversation bring to the table. This podcast is a treat, and I’m so honored to have the opportunity to listen to deep, thoughtful and expansive conversations such as these. Thanks Matt, for bringing art and science (and sometimes even spirituality!) together in... more

    Apple Podcasts
    United States2 years ago
  • Fav pod for any occasion

    Like a perfectly blended scent, this pod has it all for me - it hits all the notes. I can listen to it any time of day as a companion to any activity. I learn so much and feel so inspired by the guests - both artists and scientists alike!

    Apple Podcasts
    United States2 years ago

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