Things you need
- Internet access
- Music player (optional)
- BPM calculator.
The average beats per minute (BPM) of songs featured in Triple J's Hottest 100 has declined from 128bpm to 116bpm. What are the BPM patterns you can uncover in the hottest 100?
Using a BPM calculator, look a little deeper at the current Triple J hottest 100 to identify patterns based on BPMs. What do these patterns tell us about music. Have a think about your favourite songs. Can you identify any patterns?
While investigating BPM, ask your child:
Seeing patterns is a useful skill across many disciplines, from economists and data analysts to marketing/sales professionals, creative artists and musicians.