Music as a Language: Victor Wooten

In Music as a Language Wooten makes the case for learning music in the same way as we learned our first language, calling for a more natural, less academic approach. He makes the point that, as babies, we weren’t taught our first language … can’t be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Music as a … Read more

The Mystery of Magenta

Published on Feb 13, 2013 Why doesn’t magenta appear in the rainbow? The answer lies not in physics but in biology. Science presenter Steve Mould demonstrates the strange phenomenon of colour mixing, in which not everything is as it seems.   Magenta is a unique color that has fascinated scientists, artists, and philosophers for … Read more

Magic of Water – Dr Emoto

Uploaded on Aug 3, 2008 Welcome to the World of Water!  A world of which every living entity shares a part, and yet about which we know significantly little… Until the groundbreaking work of a pioneer Japanese researcher whose astonishing discovery about water, documented photographically, changed most of what we didn’t know and led to … Read more

Healing with Sound: Secret Sounds – Ancient Sounds that Advance Consciousness

Develop Psychic and Spiritual Gifts through Sounds – Learn secrets of how sound was mysteriously used for powerful benefits and psychic development in ancient Egypt, China and with the Tibetan monks! Discover how to u     “Healing with Sound: Secret Sounds – Ancient Sounds that Advance Consciousness” likely refers to the exploration of … Read more

Ancient Secrets on Resonance

New Science and Ancient Technologies from a conference in 2000 Randy Masters discusses his research on pyramid chamber resonance as well as connections to healing and Tibetan bells, cosmic radiation and effects of sound.   Resonance, especially in the context of ancient civilizations, carries deep significance and has been a subject of intrigue for … Read more

Sounds of the Universe – Professor Carolin Crawford

In space no-one can hear you scream… but it is still a noisy Universe. We are familiar with the many stunning images of space, but these are only part of the whole human experience. This lecture takes a new approach…   Professor Carolin Crawford is an astrophysicist and public lecturer known for her work … Read more

Mystery Origins of Modern Music, by Christopher Knowles

Jan Irvin of in conversation and discussing the ancient mystery tradition, origins of modern rock and roll with Christopher Knowles regarding his new book The Secret History of Rock N Roll. C   “Modern Music: The Mystery Origins of Music” by Christopher Knowles is a book that delves into the origins and evolution … Read more

Music of the Primes

The Music of the Primes Marcus du Sautoy, Oxford University Thursday, May 8, 2008, at 6:00 pm Marcus du Sautoy, author of the The Music of the Primes, will discuss the mystery of prime numbers, the history behind the     “Music of the Primes” is a book written by Marcus du Sautoy, a … Read more

Geometry of Consonance – Music and Mathematics

…provides an accessible, multimedia introduction to this new way of thinking about music, in which the audience can both listen to and watch pieces of music as they move along cones, Mobius strips, and other geometric objects. Elementary concepts of music theory can be translated into the language of contemporary geometry. Musical chords live in … Read more

The Spiral Periodic Table that you have never seen before

In this theory the elements of the Periodic Table are standing waves over a period of time. Time is continuously being formed by the spontaneous absorption and emission of light waves of EMR. This forms a universal proce  

Secrets in Plain Sight – Sacred Geometry by Scott Onstott

Art, Architecture , nature & the Cosmos.. Secrets In Plain Sight is an awe inspiring exploration of great art, architecture, and urban design which skillfully unveils an unlikely intersection of geometry, politics, numerical philosophy, religious mysticism, new physics, music, astronomy, and history.This journey takes a new look at familiar structures in the tangible world but … Read more

Vibrational Sound Healing, Mark Romero

By eliminating the static and noise in our lives we can then effortlessly break free of the negative influences in our environment, and of the limiting thoughts, beliefs and perceptions that are holding us back from the life we truly desire.  5A Published on Jul 24, 2013 This exclusive interview with Mark Romero and co-hosted … Read more

Saved by Scott Nixon’s Tube DAC

$500 tube DAC with optical input to the rescue. We were recently forced (by purchasing a microwave-poisonous TV without analog RCA outputs!) to find a decent, plain DAC to convert the TV’s S/PDIF TOSLINK optical uncompressed stereo interleaved digital PCM into plain-jane, unbalanced RCA analog outputs – in a device preferably having a simple, analog volume control … Read more

Tubes vs Transformers – What good tube “tone” looks like

Metal and wire is just metal and wire. The real sonic magic comes from the tubes. GAGA gets all that metal out of their way. An examination into the esoterica shrouding audio output transformers, tubes and “tone”, or the various unpleasant effects of bulky metal on faithful, musical amplification. Whereas traditional output transformers – homogenizing … Read more

Library of Congress symposium — Music and the Brain

Music and the Brain: Depression and Creativity Symposium. Music and the Brain: From Mode to Emotion in Musical Communication. Music and the Brain: The World in Six Songs. Music and the Brain: The Music of Language and the Language of Music. Music and the Brain: Music, Criminal Behavior, and Crime Prevention. Music and the Brain: … Read more

How Arts Training Improves Attention and Cognition

Sustained training in music, dance or other arts strengthens the brain’s attention system, which in turn may improve cognition more generally. Evidence for such cognitive “transfer” is accumulating. Dr. Michael I. Posner: “Does education in the arts transfer to seemingly unrelated cognitive abilities? Researchers are finding evidence that it does. Michael Posner argues that when … Read more

Tubes vs Transistors – Perception of Loudness, Clarity, Distortion, Sound Quality

In general, with other variables held steady, as the power rating goes up dramatically (10x), the perception of loudness only doubles. 3,000 Watts sounds only “four-times louder” than 30 Watts. It seems unlikely, but measurements and anecdotal evidence have consistently shown it is generally true. People often ask, how does the Milbert BaM-235ab compare, in … Read more

What makes music sound ‘good’?

Random paint splashed on a canvas is much less appalling than random notes plunked down on a piano. Research, from Dr. Dmitri Tymoczko. youtube presentation on the geometry of music: “Random paint splashed on a canvas is much less appalling than random notes plunked down on a piano.”  

Musical Geometry

Simple but powerful presentation that links musical theory with geometry, Carl Munck’s THE CODE, cymatics, A440, the pyramids and much more. Simple but powerful presentation that links musical theory with geometry, Carl Munck’s THE CODE, cymatics, A440, the pyramids and much more – Edgar Cayce: ‘…the pyramids were built on a song.’   Musical geometry … Read more

Reunderstanding Electromag Energy

Fantastic interview with Maurice Cotterell regarding a re-understanding of electromagnetic energy.     The reunderstanding of electromagnetic energy involves revisiting and potentially reinterpreting the fundamental principles and properties of electromagnetism, which is one of the fundamental forces of nature governing the behavior of electrically charged particles. Here are some aspects that might be considered … Read more

Musical Trend, Clothing Style

Musical trends that last also accompany clothing trends. “No musical trend has ever survived unless you can dress up to it. All the important musical trends were accompanied by clothing trends to go along with the music.” – Frank Zappa, 3:00 into video.   Frank Zappa, a highly influential musician and composer, was known for … Read more

Weaponization of Sound

TED talk with an inventor of silent sound spread spectrum type technology. Sound that doesn’t emanate from the speaker surface but materializes from high-frequency beat patterns in the air along along a LASER-straight, focused beam that does not fade with the inverse square law or suffer air-related distortions. Pinpoint sound destinations. True binaural playback at … Read more