90% occlusion = half-brightness // 99% occlusion = quarter-brightness // 99.9% occlusion = 1/8th brightness // Eclipses, Audio Power, and the mathematics of Human Perception

Listening to WTOP FM news in Washington, DC today, “eclipse day 2024”, it was hammered home to me how little even smart people understand the mathematics of human perception. DC experienced an 88% to 91% occlusion, depending on exact location.  News casters and commentators kept harping on how dark it would become during near-totality / … Read more

Biological Effects of High Frequency Sound

“…results suggest the existence of a previously unrecognized response to complex sound containing particular types of high frequencies above the audible range. We term this phenomenon the ‘hypersonic effect.” May explain why most listeners can hear a supposedly impossibly high-frequency difference between a 12 kilo Hertz square wave versus a 12 kilo Hertz sine wave. … Read more

Language, Words & “Fake News” not new, been used for hundreds of years to justify censorship – Truthstream Media

“The State trying to be the arbiter of truth and using “Fake News” to shut down dissent goes back centuries, and its something America’s very existence is based upon fighting against. Nothing we’re seeing now is new, people just don’t know enough history to realize it.”   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QR3_aau69Q8   Socrates was condemned for “corrupting the … Read more

Vocal Intonation with Melody reduces perceived anger with power

  https://www.youtube.com/shorts/rhaKIFXhYPo   === **Harnessing the Power of Vocal Intonation: Using Melody to Convey Emotions Effectively** The human voice is a remarkable instrument capable of conveying a wide range of emotions, from joy and love to sadness and anger. In this blog post, we’ll explore the concept of vocal intonation and how harnessing melody can … Read more

Mark Devlin: “Music’s Mind-Control and Military Connections” May 2023

Why should there be any kind of connection at all among music, mind-control and the military, if music is all about entertainment? The world is the way that it is, is because it has been set up to be that way. Governments don’t run nations; they all answer to higher powers. From the video comments: … Read more

Weaponization of Sound – Mark Devlin

RE: mark devlin “weaponization of sound”, describing military weapons (lrad, v2k voice-to-skull, etc), cultural manipulation, and involvement of military-intelligence in major bands. ~15:00: “Music has been getting dumber.” — Mark Devlin, Million Song Dataset An mp3 encoding, electronically inverted and then added to its original source file results in a readily perceptible and discernible-quality version … Read more

Digging Behind, Beneath Chicago’s ARC Music Festival — sudden, massive, powerful, yet corporately ‘unclaimed’ — authentic and organic, or another psyop?

Summary — This thing was developed and is put-on by individuals and groups seemingly unknown and comparatively hidden from the public .. focusing on a class of music revealed as easily, readily and often polluted with MKULTRA mechanisms of mind-control, social-engineering, subliminals perhaps in terms of rhythms and at least in terms of A440 scale … Read more

How the human ear works: Science of hearing for musicians

In this video I go over the basics of how a human ear works, and why we all hear things a little differently. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LrM3K8QCJcE   === Understanding how the human ear works is crucial for musicians, as it directly affects how they perceive and interact with sound. Here’s a simplified overview of the science of … Read more

Superior time perception for lower musical pitch explains why bass-ranged instruments lay down musical rhythms

Michael J. Hove, Céline Marie, Ian C. Bruce, and Laurel J. Trainor PNAS 2014 ; published ahead of print June 30, 2014, http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2014/06/25/1402039111.full.pdf+html   The statement you provided suggests that there may be a relationship between the perception of time and musical pitch, particularly in the context of rhythm perception and bass-ranged instruments. Here’s an … Read more

Pitch perception beyond the traditional existence region of pitch

“…the perception of musical pitch at high frequencies is not constrained by temporal phase locking in the auditory nerve but may instead stem from higher-level constraints shaped by prior exposure to harmonic sounds.” Humans’ ability to recognize musical melodies is generally limited to pure-tone frequencies below 4 or 5 kHz. This limit coincides with the … Read more

Colored Shadows, a sensory perception – GOETHE

Using Goethe’s Theory of Colors (Zur Farbenlehre) as a point of departure, LIGHT, DARKNESS, AND COLOURS takes us on a fascinating journey through the universe of colors. In 1704 Sir Isaac Newton published “Light and Refraction,” his study of the interactions between sunlight and prisms. Newton was, as a good scientist, intent on achieving objectivity, … Read more

Evolution of Music by Public Choice

Music evolves as composers, performers, and consumers favor some musical variants over others. To investigate the role of consumer selection, we constructed a Darwinian music engine consisting of a population of short audio loops that sexually reproduce and mutate. This population evolved for 2,513 generations under the selective influence of 6,931 consumers who rated the … Read more

What is “sound quality”

Sound quality (“SQ”) concerns the subjective psycho-acoustic perception of sounds and music.  It’s something we all hear and enjoy differently.  Join the journey.     Sound quality refers to the perceived audio characteristics of a sound source, encompassing how clear, pleasing, accurate, or faithful the sound is to the original source or recording. It’s a … Read more

How the human ear works — the science of hearing for musicians

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LrM3K8QCJcE     Understanding how the human ear works is essential for musicians, as it enables them to appreciate and manipulate sound effectively. Here’s an overview of the science of hearing relevant to musicians: 1. **Outer Ear**: Sound waves are collected by the outer ear, which consists of the pinna (visible part of the ear) … Read more

Robert Connolly’s PLANT BAND – Musical Plants – Healing Field — Plants connected to midi synths, playing tones in response to stimulation by crystal singing bowl, being watered, other plants, etc.

Can plants sense the presence of humans? Can they communicate with other plants, animals or humans? In this video, Robert W Connolly conducts Robert’s Plant Band, a quartet of musical plants using a quartz crystal singing bowl. This process is documented in – The Healing Field, – www.TheHealingField.com – a feature film about healing with … Read more

Functional anatomy of musical processing in listeners with absolute pitch and relative pitch

Abstract We used both structural and functional brain imaging techniques to investigate the neural basis of absolute pitch (AP), a specialized skill present in some musicians. By using positron emission tomography, we measured cerebral blood flow during the presentation of musical tones to AP possessors and to control musicians without AP. Listening to musical tones … Read more

From perception to pleasure: Music and its neural substrates

Abstract   Music has existed in human societies since prehistory, perhaps because it allows expression and regulation of emotion and evokes pleasure. In this review, we present findings from cognitive neuroscience that bear on the question of how we get from perception of sound patterns to pleasurable responses. First, we identify some of the auditory … Read more

Alan Watt & Thomas Sheridan on the Music Industry & Culture Creation

The music industry is nothing like what is imagined (and pretended to) by the public. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pS1BxV-lxUo   Alan Watt and Thomas Sheridan are both authors and researchers who have explored the topics of culture, psychology, and the media industry, including the music industry. While their views may vary, they have both touched upon the influence … Read more

Music, Frequencies Effects on Body and Mind — Tavistock, Pop Cult, Taylor Swift (Dec 2023) Mike Williams / Sage of Quay

On Tavistock, George Martin, Beatles — music, frequency effects on listener, culture.  ~12:00 in   https://www.bitchute.com/video/4EFrcDyJwrkj/     CGPT: CYMATICS   Cymatics, from the Greek word “kyma” meaning “wave,” is a term coined by Hans Jenny (1904-1972), a Swiss physician and natural scientist, to describe the study of visible sound and vibration. This field explores … Read more

Jemma King – Monarch Programming, Mind Control & Pop Music

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cyOaHdMV3YE   Jemma King is an author and lecturer known for her research into conspiracy theories, mind control, and related topics. In her work, she has explored the concept of Monarch programming, which is a conspiracy theory alleging the existence of a covert mind control program conducted by various government agencies or clandestine organizations. The … Read more

Fear across the senses: brain responses to music, vocalizations and facial expressions

Abstract   “…subject-specific amygdala responses to fearful music and vocalizations were correlated, consistent with the proposal that the brain circuitry involved in the processing of musical emotions might be shared with the one that have evolved for vocalizations. Overall, our results show that processing of fear expressed through music, engages some of the same brain … 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. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iPPYGJjKVco   Magenta is a unique color that has fascinated scientists, artists, and philosophers for … Read more

Dr. Hans Utter Interview – “Music, Mind Control, and Psychobiology, Pt. 5” – #236 Gnostic Media

“We manipulate people like crazy. Every film composer mixes his experience with a talent for musical manipulation, then projects that Machiavellian power, gut to gut.” — Eddie Mason, Acoustical Society of America https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=3&v=YrnKeiBFJCo The interview you’re referring to, titled “Music, Mind Control, and Psychobiology, Pt. 5” with Dr. Hans Utter, is part of the Gnostic … Read more

Music-color associations are mediated by emotion

Abstract   Experimental evidence demonstrates robust cross-modal matches between music and colors that are mediated by emotional associations. US and Mexican participants chose colors that were most/least consistent with 18 selections of classical orchestral music by Bach, Mozart, and Brahms. In both cultures, faster music in the major mode produced color choices that were more … Read more

Dichotomy and perceptual distortions in absolute pitch ability

Abstract   Absolute pitch (AP) is the rare ability to identify the pitch of a tone without the aid of a reference tone. Understanding both the nature and genesis of AP can provide insights into neuroplasticity in the auditory system. We explored factors that may influence the accuracy of pitch perception in AP subjects both … Read more