Stone Age Art Caves May Have Been Concert Halls. July 2, 2008 Prehistoric peoples chose places of natural resonant sound to draw their famed cave sketches, according to new analyses of paleolithic caves in France. In at least ten locations, drawings of horses, bison, and mammoths seem to match locations that focus, amplify, and transform the sounds of human voices and musical instruments.
"In the cave of Niaux in Ariège, most of the remarkable paintings are situated in the resonant Salon Noir, which sounds like a Romanesque chapel," said Iegor Reznikoff, an acoustics expert at the University of Paris who conducted the research. The sites would therefore have served as places of natural power, supporting the theory that decorated caves were backdrops for religious and magical rituals.
An intriguing possibility—but one that Reznikoff admits is hard to test—is that the acoustic properties of a cave partly influenced what animals were painted on its walls. For example, "maybe horses are related to spaces that sound a certain way," he said.
Ecran mobile sur roulette avec rideau en sure chek. How to Speak Hip - Skeyelab Music. Thursday, June 18, 2009 An economics lesson from a London School of Economics graduate An economics professor at a local college made a statement that he had never failed a single student before but had once failed an entire class. That class had insisted that socialism worked and that no one would be poor and no one would be rich, a great equalizer.
The professor then said, "OK, we will have an experiment in this class on socialism. All grades would be averaged and everyone would receive the same grade so no one would fail and no one would receive an A. After the first test, the grades were averaged and everyone got a B. The students who studied hard were upset and the students who studied little were happy. As the second test rolled around, the students who studied little had studied even less and the ones who studied hard decided they wanted a free ride too so they studied little. The second test average was a D! When the 3rd test rolled around, the average was an F. ghjkhghjfkg Permalink. Vintage Cassettes.
Art. Beauté. Voyage. Roma. Stuff. Photo. " They live " -- " Invasion Los Angeles " Art du cinema - Invasion Los Angeles, de John Carpenter. Dans le cadre du présent numéro, They Live fait figure d’exception, dans le simple fait qu’il présente un personnage emblématique pris dans un croisement des genres. En effet, c’est par l’opérateur global du genre (ici la science-fiction et le western précisément) qu’est abordée la figure ouvrière. L’opération d’abstraction, qui isole la figure par la pensée intrinsèque au genre, travaille ainsi le concept d’ouvrier : le film prend alors position par rapport à l’opinion dominante de l’époque (“il n’y a plus d’ouvriers”), il part de l’état du monde pour mieux le penser et toucher au réel de son temps.
Le titre They Live surgit en lettres blanches sur fond noir, à droite du cadre. La première image du film, en couleur, vient se superposer ; apparaît à gauche du cadre un autre titre They Live, inscrit en graffiti sur le mur d’une gare. Mais le titre se double, comme le suggère la première image, d’un autre sens : il évoque les pauvres avec qui le film choisit de faire corps. . … et musique. The Discoverialist.
Labels. Tape loops « OF SOUND MIND. I think about music a lot as you can (i’m sure) imagine. While thinking about my recent activities as half of latralmagog, I have realised that in a lot of ways, it is an answer to some philosophical problems I have been tossing about in my head for some time. I supposed that makes perfect sense, and I imagine this progression from thought to action is normal for most people if at most times completely unconscious. However for me, it seems to have taken place on opposite ends of the same track where now there is a meeting at the center in latralmagog. On one end is my (seemingly inate) desire to make “difficult” music, and on the other are my philosophies about the personal/social politics of music and the making of music. When I started, both the making of music and the thinking about music were still very young, and so distant were they, that I did not really see them as connected, or as an answer to one-another yet.
First a quick caveat… I’m thinking outloud here. What is music?