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Theconversation. Plenty of research has looked at adults’ emotional responses to music.


But research with babies is more piecemeal and eclectic, perhaps reflecting the difficulty of asking them what they like. Researchers know that babies can hear and remember music even while they are still in the womb. And one curious study found that newborn babies prefer Bach to Aerosmith. Most systematic work has found young babies have clear preferences for consonance over dissonance and can remember the tempo and timbre of music they’ve heard before. Babies prefer the female voice but like it even more when it takes on the qualities of “motherese” (the high-energy singsong tone we all naturally adopt when talking to babies). I am an expert on baby laughter and was intrigued when the C&G baby club approached me and music psychologist Lauren Stewart to create “a song scientifically proven to make babies happy” that they could give away to parents. Setting up the experiment. Coolmaterial. It’s no real secret that popular radio stations just ain’t what they used to be.


Unless you’re into Top 40, “Soft Country,” or hearing the same Drake, Kanye West, or Beyonce songs over and over and over again, mainstream radio stations leave a lot to be desired. If you’re not yet ready to switch over to a streaming service, or still want to discover new music the old fashioned way, you’re going to have to search the dial pretty thoroughly to find out which local stations offer the best alternatives. We love college radio because they care less about advertisers and more about quality programming. 1963 - The Barbra Streisand Album - 1. Cry Me a River. Every Movie Ending Is Improved By That One Stupid Dire Straits Song. Rosamund Pike Stars in Massive Attack Music Video. By Zack Sharf | Indiewire February 23, 2016 at 11:15AM We need to see this intense side of Pike on the big screen as soon as possible.

Rosamund Pike Stars in Massive Attack Music Video

Alanis Morissette - Everything (Video) Untitled. Please Subscribe to 3QD If you would like to make a one time donation in any amount, please do so by clicking the "Pay Now" button below.


You may use any credit or debit card and do NOT need to join Paypal. The editors of 3QD put in hundreds of hours of effort each month into finding the daily links and poem, putting out the Monday Magazine, administering the Quark Prizes, arranging the DAG-3QD Peace and Justice Symposia, and doing the massive amount of behind-the-scenes work which goes into running the site. She's Leaving Home- The Beatles. Mick Taylor & Jack Bruce - Morning Story. Mick Taylor & Jack Bruce - Keep It Down. Mick Taylor & Jack Bruce - One. Jack Bruce complete Swing In 1971. JACK BRUCE - ONLY PLAYING GAMES. Neko Case and the Abolition of Plasticized Music. It may be a tired complaint, that the baseline norm for musicians today is to be a multi-media package creation.

Neko Case and the Abolition of Plasticized Music

I’m sure to some extent it has been this way for quite a long time, but it still holds true that most of the formed notes that fall from any radio dial today come from not-quite human voices, amped and flexed through the manipulation of nerdy (not the good kind) technicians. The package is there to provide earworm type melodies, and if they are a big enough act, then are required to also provide Imperial distraction in the form of things like naughty (not the good kind) antics that involve items like foam fingers.

There is, of course, a remedy to all that for those willing to look and this week at Liberty Hall in Lawrence, Kansas–such a welcome drink of water was there to be had. I’m speaking of Neko Case, voice enormous enough to envelop all needs, even ones you didn’t know that you had. Video: synthesized Sinatra. BORIS - Korosu. Jenny Lewis - Handle WIth Care (Live) Slim Whitman,I remember you. Slim Whitman - Indian Love Call. Bookends - Simon and Garfunkel HQ. Youtube. Emiliana Torrini - Lay Down (Candles In The Rain)

Emiliana Torrini - At Least It Was. In 'The Homesman,' Wind Is The Sound Of Insanity. "I want it to be folksy, but surrounded by madness," director Tommy Lee Jones told The Homesman's composers.

In 'The Homesman,' Wind Is The Sound Of Insanity

Dawn Jones/Roadside Attractions hide caption itoggle caption Dawn Jones/Roadside Attractions "I want it to be folksy, but surrounded by madness," director Tommy Lee Jones told The Homesman's composers. Dawn Jones/Roadside Attractions The new film The Homesman is set in the pioneer days of the American West. Jones met with the composers more than a year ago to start thinking about a score that would help tell the story of three pioneer women who lose their minds in the bleak and unforgiving Nebraska territory.

"We certainly didn't want 'crazy' music, the kind of music you hear when the giant ants appear after the flying saucer crashes," Jones says. Fairport Convention - Liege & Lief (Full Album) Primus preforms "Jerry Was A Racecar Driver" on Jimmy Fallon 2/9/12. Les Claypool - Bass Solo - Tommy the Cat. Got A Girl: A Musical Match Made In Hollywood. Hide captionGot A Girl formed after Dan "The Automator" Nakamura and Mary Elizabeth Winstead met on the set of Scott Pilgrim vs. the World.

Got A Girl: A Musical Match Made In Hollywood

Michael Donovan/Courtesy of the artist Got A Girl formed after Dan "The Automator" Nakamura and Mary Elizabeth Winstead met on the set of Scott Pilgrim vs. the World. Chance encounters can lead to profound changes in people's lives. Just ask actress Mary Elizabeth Winstead. She was shooting Scott Pilgrim vs. the World opposite Michael Cera when one of the film's music consultants befriended her. That person happened to be Dan "The Automator" Nakamura, the hot-shot producer known to pop and hip-hop fans for his work with Gorillaz and Del the Funky Homosapien. Madworld (Digital Only) by Madeline Puckette.

Shades of Cool: 12 of Lana Del Rey's Biggest Influences Pictures. Slim Whitman - Indian Love Call. Lana Del Rey 'Ultraviolence' Album Review. Three years ago, Lana Del Rey seemed to hatch into existence as a fully formed provocateur: She has introduced previously untasted flavors to pop music (her slow, torchy genre of choice might best be described as "Calvin Klein Eternity commercial") and shaped herself into as crafty a video star as Lady Gaga, making her racy, mysterious clips a core part of her brand.

Lana Del Rey 'Ultraviolence' Album Review

Using vintage references like they were bargain-bin lipsticks, she's been called an idiot and a savant. The fact that nobody has been able to verify which camp she belongs to – added to her outsize influence on stars like Lorde and Miley Cyrus – makes her one of the most compelling performers of our time. 10 musicians influenced by Bob Dylan who are better than Bob Dylan. Bob Dylan may be the most overrated performer in the history of popular music.

10 musicians influenced by Bob Dylan who are better than Bob Dylan

This is especially impressive since he’s often great; a talented songwriter with a quick wit and (at least early in his career) an ability to assimilate diverse styles without compromising his own vision. These strengths, though, were accompanied by real weaknesses. As a singer, he mimicked the roughness of roots sources without capturing their nuance or power, often resulting in self-parody.

As a lyricist, he had a tendency to mistake Beat poet doggerel bathos for profundity. It often seems like he’s been celebrated as much for the flaws as for the virtues — his incompetence seen as punk rock authenticity and his pomposity as literary bona fides. Inevitably, given his status as ultimate awesome courageous rock God, Dylan has influenced just about everybody.

Vashti bunyan. Mark Mothersbaugh Looks Back at 9 Classic Devo Videos Pictures - The Complete Truth. Dean Martin - Houston. Cat Power - Fortunate Son. The Dirty Mac - Yer Blues. The Dirty Mac - Whole Lotta Yoko. The 22 best duets of all time. According to Scientists, This is The Most Relaxing Tune Ever Recorded. This eight minute relaxing tune is a beautiful combination of arranged harmonies, rhythms and bass lines and thus helps to slow the heart rate, reduce blood pressure and lower levels of the stress.

According to Scientists, This is The Most Relaxing Tune Ever Recorded

The song features guitar, piano and electronic samples of natural soundscapes. A study was conducted on 40 women, who were connected to sensors and had been given challenging puzzles to complete against the clock in order to induce a level of stress. Different songs were then played, to test their heart rate, blood pressure, breathing and brain activity. The results showed that the song Weightless was 11 per cent more relaxing than any other song and even caused drowsiness among women in the lab. It induced a 65 per cent reduction in overall anxiety and brought them to a level 35 per cent lower than their usual resting rates. Moreover, sound therapies have been used for thousands of years to help people relax and improve health and well-being.

Heather Nova - Blue Black Lyrics. The Jezabels - Easy To Love [OFFICIAL VIDEO] First Listen: Neko Case, 'The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight...' Hide captionNeko Case's new album, The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight, The More I Love You, comes out Sept. 3. Emily Shur/Courtesy of the artist. James Franco's Music Videos Awash in Occult Imagery. George Duke Passes Away At 67. R.I.P. Gotye - Somebody that I used to know - Dutch choir cover.

Chinese Letter Remix - The High Violets. KCRW Presents: TOKiMONSTA. LISTEN: Stream Anna Von Hausswolff's LP. Next week, City Slang are giving Anna von Hausswolff's second album of dark-hued, cinematic pop Ceremony a worldwide release. Listeners in her native Sweden, where it's already out, will have already wrapped their ears around it, but for the rest of us we're pleased to host a full stream of the album - listen below: Says von Hausswolff of the album: “I didn’t just want Ceremony to be a collection of songs.

I wanted it to be like a film, with every single part connected to the other, with shifting moods and settings, but a thread holding all the tracks together. I listen to a lot of film scores, and in many the music is able to move freely without the typical structures that we find in commercial music.” 10 Banned Music Videos. First Listen: Steve Martin And Edie Brickell, 'Love Has Come For You' Steve Martin and Edie Brickell's first album together, Love Has Come for You, comes out April 23. Courtesy of the artist hide caption toggle caption Courtesy of the artist Steve Martin and Edie Brickell's first album together, Love Has Come for You, comes out April 23. Audio for this feature is no longer available. For all his wry self-deprecation, Steve Martin has never been a musical tourist: The actor, comedian and author has been passionate about the banjo for decades, and trotted it out on stage at every opportunity in the years leading up to his decorated recording career.

Martin's impeccable taste in collaborators — most notably the pros in The Steep Canyon Rangers — merits admiration on several fronts, starting with the fact that, if he couldn't hold his own next to the best players around, fans would surely notice. Kimbra - Live @ KCRW - Full Set. GINGER BAKER´S AIR FORCE - Da Da Man (LIVE 1970) Chelsea Wolfe "The Way We Used To" / Out Of Town Films. CHELSEA WOLFE // MER. Lewis Sings Dylan. Jolie Holland. Gotye - Somebody That I Used To Know (feat. Kimbra) - official video. Gotye - State Of The Art - official video. Gotye - Hearts A Mess - official video. Gotye - Dig Your Own Hole - official video. Gotye - Seven Hours With A Backseat Driver - official video.

Gotye - Thanks For Your Time - official video. GOTYE LYRICS - Somebody That I Used To Know. Gotye - What Do You Want? - official video. Fever Ray - Dry and Dusty. Kimbra - "Two Weeks/ Head Over Heels" Kimbra - "Settle Down" Kimbra - "Cameo Lover". Sing With Marcy.

Psychoactive Soundscapes - 20 Mind-Bending Psychedelic Albums of 2012 - REDEFINE magazine. Blackbird Blackbird: ‘Pure’ XXYYXX: ‘About You’ Cymatic Music: Can We See What We Hear? Que Rock – Mighty Zulu Kings – ‘Ghost Dance’ The Sundays - Wild Horses. Harriet Wheeler « Sirens of Song. The Sundays - Here's Where The Story Ends. OFFICIAL Bjӧrk – Mutual Core – Art + Music – MOCAtv. It's a Beautiful Day*Bombay Calling Suites [1,2,3] Recoil - Supreme Lyrics. Highlight lyrics and explain them to earn Karma points. Recoil - Supreme. Fever Ray - Now's The Only Time I Know. Fever Ray 'If I Had A Heart'. Fever Ray (album) Pitchfork Media's argued that, in contrast to The Knife's "plasticky percussions and goofy synth sounds", Fever Ray "brims with fragile, more finely articulated sounds" and "moves at roughly the same pace and with the same general tone, rendering some of the songs indistinguishable at first, but committed listens will reveal this to be as nuanced and as rich of a production as anything either Dreijer has done.

This Album was Recorded under the Influence of Sahlep: Aphrodite's Child's 666. Aphrodite's Child were a Greek progressive rock band formed by the iconic film composer Vangelis in 1967, featuring Demis Roussos on bass and vocals, Loukas Sideras on drums and vocals, and Anargyros Koulouris on guitar. First Listen: David Byrne & St. Vincent, 'Love This Giant' First Listen: Cat Power, 'Sun'

Julee Cruise - Rockin' Back Inside My Heart. Karin Dreijer Andersson. Karin Elisabeth Dreijer Andersson (born 7 April 1975), also known by her stage name Fever Ray, is the lead vocalist of the electronic music duo The Knife, formed with her brother Olof Dreijer. Andersson was previously the vocalist and guitarist of the alternative rock band Honey Is Cool.