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Neuroscience of Music and Creativity

Sean Carroll holds the Richard Feynman chair in physics at CalTech , and hosts a multi-disciplinary podcast named “Mindscape”. In this episode, he interviews two jazz musicians who have been exploring the neuroscience of music and creativity – both from the perspective of the performer as well as the listener.

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What Do Guitars Have to Do With Configuring a Hi-Fi System?

One of my diversions involves building and rebuilding Fender style guitars. This particular project has been ongoing for quite some time, and as I’ll explain, it’s been fraught with pitfalls, much like trying to dial in your hi-fi system. So you might ask … other than this being a musical instrument, what this has to …

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Exasound DACs

And now for something completely different … auditioning DACs. Our neighbor, friend, and Positive-Feedback reviewer Lynn Olson brought over two Exasound DACs for this analog diehard to sample (pun intended). I’m a turntable designer, and many think of me as an analog only kind of fellow, but that couldn’t be further from the truth.

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