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Musical Alchemist

In All Things Considered, Music, NPR, Pop Culture on March 10, 2013 at 3:30 am

Ukrainian musician and engineer, Oleg Berg, has started an internet trend altering popular hit songs from their major or minor chords to the opposite and thus changing the song’s feel entirely. NPR looks at this trend and the broader issue of how the human brain processes music and the emotional cues presented by a major or minor key. Listen to the full story here.

Intelligence in the Human-Machine

In Chicago, NPR, Pop Culture, WBEZ on January 11, 2013 at 5:37 pm

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Chicago Symphony Orchestra cellist Katinka Kleijn duetting with her own brain this weekend at the Chicago Cultural Center.


Information on the free performance.