SMC 77: Music Evolves (kinda)

Be a subject in an experiment on different tuning standards.


Scientists have “discovered” why people find rock ‘n’ roll exciting. (Bad coverage, better coverage, paper)


Study says pop musicians are now using sadder keys and tempos: (Coverage, paper)


“Evolving” music. (Coverage, paper)
Jerry Coyne’s take on it.


The Abstract Abstract:
Gamma Ray Burst sonification.
Music visualization technique of repetitive structure representation to support intuitive estimation of music affinity and lightness.



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    1Brianon 04 Jul 2012 at 12:44 am

    The Abstract Abstract was a perfect blend of pretty but insubstantial music with interesting but opaque (due to lack of context) verbiage. End result: to my utter surprise … I really enjoyed it.

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