As the reasons pile up, you begin to wonder if it’s not time to reach for Occam’s Razor, a philosophical rule that says, more or less, that the simplest of competing theories should be preferred to the more complex.
So here’s a simple theory:
Maybe, as a group, we are suffering from “screen fatigue”—not in the narrow sense of migraines, eye strain, and Computer Vision Syndrome, but in a much bigger way, as a culture. We are tired of Zoom calls. We are tired of event television. We are really tired of looking at ourselves on media screens, large and small.
We’re dipping into the Far Out Magazine vaults to look back at one of the crazier things in rock as we sync up The Wizard of Oz with prog-rock kings Pink Floyd
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A new study reveals what goes on in the brain when a person embarks on a musical collaboration project.
— Read on neurosciencenews.com/music-collaberation-brain-18607/amp/
“Hatred and lies only divide the people, and righteous anger only leads us to evil.
Everyone’s yelling but no one stops to listen, too distracted by ‘bread and circus’ to spare any attention.
So let’s open our ears and open our hearts, reserve our hatred for those who would tear us apart.”
— Read on www.noecho.net/features/life-force-hope-and-defiance
“I got to see how gangstas played at such an early age. What my father was into sent him to his early grave. Then mom started chasing that base like Willie Mays … Trouble was my ball and chain.” And then, after a pregnant pause—“Black Thought is what that all became.”
Witnessing David Gilmour with a guitar in his hand is one of life’s most cherished sights. The positive energy that oozes out of Gilmour is infectious when he speaks about the one thing in his life that allows him to convey emotions in a manner that few can do as eloquently with words.
— Read on faroutmagazine.co.uk/how-pink-floyd-david-gilmour-gets-his-sound/
Hodor! Hold the door! Holy wars!
Megadeth jammed with Kristian Nairn, who played the sweet, simple, and ultimately doomed Hodor on the HBO hit series Game of…
— Read on m.youtube.com/watch
When Pythagoras was doing his experimentations on sound, he found that a string actually vibrated in many different pitches, though one was dominant. This he verified by putting strings of shorter (but mathematically specific) lengths nearby and observed sympathetic resonance.
The results were the overtone series, and it is where all the major-sounding scales and modes come from.
— Read on www.quora.com/Why-does-a-music-scale-have-8-notes