Re-Thinking Brian Eno

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Brian Eno‘s recent comments about Israel are forcing me to reevaluate my support of one of my favorite artist/producers. My introduction to his music and philosophies about ten years later was through the Talking Heads albums he produced. I have been an ardent fan since, but the following political statements have forced me to [...]

A Final Visit to Manny's Music on 48th St.

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Ibanez and Dean guitars on display at Manny's

This weekend, I made a final pilgrimage to Manny’s Music on 48th St., one of the greatest places in New York City.  It has been a mainstay of the City’s music street, where most of the stores sell instruments, dating back dozens of years.  Times [...]

Music Taste vs. SAT Scores Shows USA's Decline

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Digital researcher Virgil Griffith has struck gold with a simple formula that correlates your taste in music with SAT scores.  According to the site Digital Inspiration, Griffith took data from facebook, including what college people went to and what their favorite bands were, and plotted them on a graph (seen below).  The SAT scores [...]