Sometimes making a playlist is easy. But sometimes you need to become a detective! In this lesson we’ll give you some tips on how to find the right music for someone when they can’t tell you themselves. That means knowing about the Memory Bump and about Inheritance Tracks – crucial clues every music detective needs!
Whether you are making playlists for people at your Help Point or just sharing resources, these are useful skills for you to use or share with the people you are supporting.
The key things to remember about becoming a Music Detective are the three main types of music to look for.
This is music from between the age 10 – 30. Psychologists have proven that we create more memories between these ages than at any other time in our lives. To find music from this period you could:
Resources to help you become a Music Detective
Create a playlist
Help finding tunes
Watch the short video below to hear how Gary from Garden of Music helps people in his community to build their own personalised playlist.