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Jason Mraz - Gypsy MC (Mudhouse) High Quality. FakeLife - FIND ME IN THE 90s. Powerful is poison by Jonathan Ramirez87. Some Study That I Used to Know (Gotye Parody) How to Listen to Music: A Vintage Guide to the 7 Essential Skills. By Maria Popova “Respond esthetically to all sounds, from the hum of the refrigerator motor or the paddling of oars on a lake, to the tones of a cello or muted trumpet.”

How to Listen to Music: A Vintage Guide to the 7 Essential Skills

Music has a powerful grip on our emotional brain. It can breathe new life into seemingly lifeless minds. But if there is indeed no music instinct, music — not just its creation, but also its consumption — must be an acquired skill. How, then, do we “learn” music beyond merely understanding how it works? From the wonderful vintage book Music: Ways of Listening, originally published in 1982, comes this outline of the seven essential skills of perceptive listening, which author and composer Elliott Schwartz argues have been “dulled by our built-in twentieth-century habit of tuning out” and thus need to be actively developed.

Develop your sensitivity to music. Donating = Loving Bringing you (ad-free) Brain Pickings takes hundreds of hours each month. You can also become a one-time patron with a single donation in any amount: Music / I WANT THIS SOOO BAD: This notepad concept digitally notates music as you sing. Dizzee Rascal - Bonkers. Why we need music. TODAY’s managers are always wanting to “outsource” things.

Why we need music

They talk about savings and partnerships and choice, while really they are trying to rid themselves of responsibility. If something has been outsourced, it is not the manager’s fault when it fails. In seeking to find “efficiencies,” whether in a hospital or a music school, the managers must recruit collaborators from within. You can spot these people fairly easily in music. They are the ones who refer cheerfully to the “music business” – even the “music industry” – and who speak of “outcomes.” The trouble is that most managers have experience only of management, the bulk of our politicians have spent their whole lives in politics, and too many of our economists can do little more than count.

The arts in general are how we explain ourselves to each other and to future generations. Outside Lands 2012. Tightrope (Wondamix) [Feat. B.o.B and Lupe Fiasco] Aesop Rock-None Shall Pass. Music / Stockton Symphony - Manlio Silva - Founder of the Stockton Symphony in 1926, and it's first Concertmaster! ❤ I Wanna Be Loved By You - Marilyn Monroe - HD. DeStorm - Finally Free ft. Talib Kweli. Marvin Gaye "What's Going On / What's Happening Brother". ‪Hip-Hop Saved My Life (feat. Nikki Jean) (video)‬‏ B.o.B - The Kids (feat. Janelle Monáe) (Musikal Tube) Young MC - Bust A Move‬‏ Odessa performing Westside @ The Matinee Bar Stockton, CA.

OK Go - End Love - Official Video‬‏ Eleanor Rigby - Thrice Cover. MC Xander 'Spaceship Earth' I Love You - Robyn Jackson. ‪Lupe Fiasco - Words I Never Said ft. Skylar Grey [Music Video]‬‏ Jason Mraz - Gypsy MC (Mudhouse) High Quality‬‏ Shakira - Ojos Así. ‪Lupe Fiasco - Out Of My Head ft. Trey Songz [Music Video]‬‏ Michael Franti & Spearhead - Sound of Sunshine ft. Jovanotti. Playing for Change - Revolution. Stand Up by Flobots on Spotify. Immortal Technique - The Poverty Of Philosophy. What Are the Best Songs for Seduction? The Results Will Surprise You. Turns out there’s a reason people listen to music in the bedroom—and it’s not just out of courtesy to roommates.

What Are the Best Songs for Seduction? The Results Will Surprise You

A new study, conducted by internet-radio service Spotify and Dr. Daniel Müllensiefen, a director of the University of London’s program in “Music, Mind, and Brain,” reveals that sexy song choices do make a difference. The survey, which asked 2,000 Brits about their soundtrack preferences, found that nearly half of respondents are more aroused by music than by touch. (SURVEY SAYS: The Most Popular 2012 Movie-Inspired Halloween Costumes Are…) But that doesn’t mean aspiring lovers should just make due with whatever’s on the radio. It turns out your best bet is “Dirty Dancing — Anything from the soundtrack.”

We’ll admit it’s pretty sweet that people want to convince their partners that they can be like Baby and Johnny—but that doesn’t explain the rest of the answers. (MORE: Dirty Dancing at 25: Top 10 Things You Didn’t Know About the Catskills Classic) JD (Press P.L.A.Y./Boxcuttahz/Funky Fresh/T.A.T.) Robyn Jackson - "The Good and the Bad" snippet video. What Is Urban? Apathy - Chemical. Crazy Town - Butterfly. World Gone Sour (The Lost Kids) - OFFICIAL VIDEO. Jason Mraz - Beautiful Mess (Nobel Peace Prize Concert 2008) Goapele - Play. Revurber8 episode 1. Buju Banton - Wanna Be Loved. ‪Pitbull - Rain Over Me ft. Marc Anthony‬‏ Blues Brothers - Think (Aretha Franklin) Urban Inspiration.

TLC - Waterfalls. ‪Musiq - Love‬‏ Requiem for a Dream - Clint Mansell. Jason Mraz - The World As I See It. William Joseph - Beyond. Bond - Highly Strung [Video X Fan] Apasionada - Bond - Play. William Joseph - Standing The Storm. William Joseph - Apasionada (fr. JIucC) La vie en rose - Louis Armstrong‬‏ Stevie Wonder - Another Star. Cirque de la Symphonie. OK Go - White Knuckles - Official Video‬‏ Robyn Jackson - Irreplaceable.

Jason Mraz - Make it Mine. Motives And Thoughts Lauryn Hill (Def Poetry)‬‏ Brasil Guitar Duo (Bellinati) Usher Acapella Medley (WithoutYou/Confessions/Burn/UGotItBad) ♫ Nujabes - the sign (ft. pase rock) The Jimi Hendrix Experiment - Crosstown Traffic. Now You Has Jazz by Louis Armstrong. Paquito D'Rivera & Brasil Guitar Duo. Songsinthekeyofj. ‪Lupe Fiasco - The Show Goes On‬‏ Lupe Fiasco - Words I Never Said ft. Skylar Grey. Flobots - Handlebars. Apathy - Chemical. Flobots - Rise. Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong - Summertime‬‏ Breaking the Illusion of Limitation.

Flobots - one love. MC Xander 'Spaceship Earth' We Are Winning - Occupy Your Mind.