Can you not hear the stark differences between $200, $2,000, $20,000, and $200,000 guitars?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EPY9Mxg3OJQ   Brandon Acker importance of characteristics — Playability – not fighting the player Timbre Resonance Projection (un-trapped) Sustain – all fundamental, no overtone, coloration   Notes on guitars and price points — $200 guitar – overbuilt inside for abuse, cheap laminated top.  Sound is trapped, no colored overtones. $2k guitar – solid top but … Read more

Put your money where it matters — $4,000 Drum Set with Cheap Heads VS $400 Drum Set with Nice Heads

Heads.  Hoops.  Lugs.  Lug Washers.  Metal.  Plastic.  Wood.  Maple.  Birch.  Poplar.  Cherry.  Oak.  Spurs.  Mounts.  Shells.  What matters? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9qvYr8KOMu0 DW kick was a nightmare to tune.  DW lots more finicky, much more on-edge between good and bad sound than cheaper EASTAR kit. Wow.

THE BROWN SOUND | The Secret of the VAN HALEN Guitar Tone!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=juA98y_nMv0 Eddie Van Halen famous guitar sound.  How it was achieved.

Conversations with Dr Tom Cowan and Friends – Episode 14 – Ross Barrable

In today’s podcast interview, I explore with Ross Barrable the healing effects of sound waves. The exciting part of these interviews for me is that I feel as if I am the one learning the most from my guests. Today’s interview was no exception. Please tune in and learn about the Pythagorean scale, wind harps, … 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

Guitar Preamp Tone Explained – by Phil Taylor / Effectrode

Guitar Preamp Tone Explained by Phil Taylor For images and entire article: http://www.effectrode.com/blackbird-vacuum-tube-preamp/guitar-preamp-tone-explained/   During the research and development of the ‘Blackbird’ vacuum tube preamp I undertook a thorough investigation into tube preamp circuits in a quest to discover just what factors are important in creating great guitar tone. The following article is a result of … Read more

Aristotle on Music

POLITICS BOOK VIII, chap. 5-7 http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Politics_  (Aristotle) CHAPTER V With respect to music we have already spoken a little in a doubtful manner upon this subject. It will be proper to go over again more particularly what we then said, which may serve as an introduction to what any other person may choose to offer thereon; … 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