7 Myths That Are Destroying the Live Music Experience

This is just not just another rant about cheap earbuds, mp3s and the ubiquity of music to the point we are desensitized to it. No, I’m afraid it’s much worse than that. That bastion of the music lover – the live concert – is now pretty much a waste of time.

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Nineteen Songs That Changed the World

Politics, culture and history are all intertwined and held together with a glue called music. From Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey to Macklemore’s Same Love, music has told the tale of the human journey better than any textbook could ever hope to do. Here are nineteen songs that disrupted the culture and changed the world.

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The Resurgence Of Vinyl From A Human Point-of-View

In the last twenty years if you wanted to own a business with flat growth in the best of years and steeply declining revenue in every other year, you would have owned a record pressing plant. That's why by the dawn of this century there were only half a dozen or so pressing plants in the US cranking out vinyl for DJs and the occasional nostalgia piece.

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Why You Think Today's Music Sucks (It All Comes Down to Neurochemistry)

If you're reading this chances are you're a music fan. You may have very particular or very broad tastes; you may love the way it makes you feel or you may not even really care why you love music. But there's no getting around the fact that to varying degrees, you and every person you have ever met has a deep, personal relationship with music. There's a scientific reason for this.

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An Audio Awakening With the Palma Violets

 

I took the first available opportunity to listen to “180” on [R300s] as loud as I possibly could, and if I was prone to overstatement, I’d say it was life-changing. Not only was it great to just listen to loud music, it felt so good to actually be able to hear all of the instruments.

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