Stephanie McPeak Petersen on ‘Fiat Notes – the Overlap of Music Theory and Monetary Theory’

Stephanie demonstrates how fiat bank notes have much in common with fiat musical notes. Her book, The Next Octave, discusses this, along with other aspects of hidden history including the structure of the harmonic series and the worldwide distortion of our musical system through temperament mistunings. She is joining the Unguru team as an educator … Read more

Irradiation from iPhone

I fortunately live in a place where cellphones do not work. Years ago I had an early iphone. I left it sitting turned “on” one night. Next morning, dead battery. A day or three later I left it sitting turned “off” one night. Next morning, dead battery. This was right around the time that someone … Read more

Microtones, the frequency spaces between notes — Don Ellis

From wikipedia: Holton built Ellis a custom trumpet which he received in September 1965.[15] Its additional (fourth) valve enabled it to produce quarter tones. The inspiration for this may have been due to his studies of Indian music, which includes bent pitches that some ethnomusicologists refer to as “microtones”. However, it was probably more the result of Ellis’s … Read more

Fibrous magnetic fields

“Experiment has indicated that a magnetic field does possess a fibrous construct. By passing a coil of wire thru a strong magnetic field and listening to the coil output in headphones, the experimenter will notice a scraping noise. J. J. Thompson performed further experiments involving the ionization of gases that indicate the field is not … Read more

How Women in the Arts Can Become Leaders in the Community by Stephanie Haywood

Image via Pexels How Women in the Arts Can Become Leaders in the Community Countless women have used art as a means of self-empowerment — from the protest songs of Nina Simone and Billie Holiday to the feminist paintings of artists like Frida Kahlo and Mary Cassatt. Female artists haven’t kept that power to themselves, … Read more