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7 Myths That Are Destroying the Live Music Experience

This is just not just another rant about cheap earbuds, mp3s and the ubiquity of music to the point we are desensitized to it. No, I’m afraid it’s much worse than that. That bastion of the music lover – the live concert – is now pretty much a waste of time.

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Nineteen Songs That Changed the World

Politics, culture and history are all intertwined and held together with a glue called music. Certain songs stand out from all the rest as disruptive forces that change things in such a way that the reverberations from the disruption are felt years afterward. Here are 19 of those songs.

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Why You Think Today's Music Sucks (It All Comes Down to Neurochemistry)

If you're reading this chances are you're a music fan. You may have very particular or very broad tastes; you may love the way it makes you feel or you may not even really care why you love music. But there's no getting around the fact that to varying degrees, you and every person you have ever met has a deep, personal relationship with music. There's a scientific reason for this.

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An Audio Awakening With the Palma Violets

 

I took the first available opportunity to listen to “180” on [R300s] as loud as I possibly could, and if I was prone to overstatement, I’d say it was life-changing. Not only was it great to just listen to loud music, it felt so good to actually be able to hear all of the instruments.

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It Sounds the Same! Hipsters and Audiophiles Are Just #@$)&*^$

Let music mean whatever it means to you, but I guarantee you that once you start to listen differently the world opens up a little bit.

 

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Masters of Sound with Henry Jackman

Last month KEF Masters of Sound took the show on the road to Hollywood where we were honored to sit down with Henry Jackman for a conversation that covered the art and philosophy of scoring music for film and the science of how it all comes together for a seamless cinematic experience. With an amazing list of credits to his name, including Captain America: Civil War, Wreck-It Ralph, Captain Phillips, Pixels and the soon to be released Birth of A Nation, Henry Jackman is the fast becoming the pre-emiment composer for film.

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