Start your day the Mat.Joe way

Kicking off your morning with a long drive to work may not be a thrilling prospect, but German dance music producers Mat.Joe could save the day for bleary-eyed commuters.   Their new track, Don’t Hold Back, has an infectious beat and dark, atmospheric soundscape that’s perfect for a behind-the-wheel mood boost.   Linking to a […]

OK commuter? Check out the perfect driving soundtrack

Ever delayed starting a car journey until you have chosen just the right music for your trip? Hot Chip’s Joe Goddard might just have the answer.   We invited Joe to come up with a track that could demonstrate the latest scientific thinking into which types of music can boost our mood as we go […]

Why Does Music Make Us Emotional?

What exactly is it about music that can bring us to tears in one track, to pure joy in the next?   We’ve worked with VICE to explore how and why music can have such profound effects on our emotions. Rooted in research with listeners, experts, scientists and musicians, our upcoming series of films will […]

Belting out favourite tunes at the wheel is good for the soul

Making your commute fly by with a no holds barred sing-along to your favourite songs could be a key part of your urban survival guide. Experts agree that there are a range of health benefits to staging impromptu karaoke sessions at the wheel – ones we only feel truly comfortable giving when there is no […]

New video puts pedal to the metal in next-gen Fiesta ST

Check out our action-packed new video that shows a rally-driving ace at the wheel of our brand new Fiesta ST hot hatchback chased by a fearless BMX stunt sensation – inside the factory where the car is built.   Shot under controlled conditions at our Fiesta plant in Cologne, Germany, the stunt-filled film tests the […]

Waiters put love lives on line to serve up romance

1 in 4 waiters, acting as modern day cupids, carrying trays instead of bows, have helped customers pop the question. But they usually miss out on Valentine’s Day dates themselves – and just as many row with partners about work. Some even quit their jobs rather than miss spending the most romantic night of the […]

Thanks Dad! It’s been one “L” of a journey…

Carlo Tedeschi’s children have traditional names: Cristina, Monica, Francesco, Massimo, Paolo, Valentina, Chiara… and Fiesta? Rather than running out of Italian names, Carlo and his wife Gianfranca see their small white car, bought 38 years ago, as their eighth child. And when, two years ago, Carlo was diagnosed with cancer, his seven “other” children immediately […]