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Written By: grant on March 24, 2015 No Comment

SONG: “The Waves Around the Women.” [Download]

ARTIST: grant.

SOURCE: Based on “Scientists have discovered nature’s newest strongest material“, Washington Post, 18 February 2015,as used in the post “Stronger than spider silk”.

Two things happened that went into this. First, Allison said, “Can we have one about […]

Written By: grant on February 24, 2015 No Comment

SONG: “White Coffee and Omelets.” [Download]

ARTIST: grant.

SOURCE: Based on “Cut Sugary Drinks; Add Coffee, Eggs“, Laboratory Equipment, 20 February 2015,as used in the post “Breakfast is championed (at last)”.

ABSTRACT: Yeah, this is a song about high-cholesterol food as deus ex machina. The first thing that […]

Written By: grant on January 23, 2015 No Comment

SONG: “Sleeping.” [Download]

ARTIST: grant.

SOURCE: Based on “Naps Help Infants Form Memories“, Laboratory Equipment, 14 January 2015, as used in the post “Naps make memories (in infants).”

I’m so tired. This is so late at night that I’m putting it in the queue.

Lots of delay (in […]

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Written By: grant on January 11, 2015 No Comment

SONG: “Particles of Attraction” (penitential cover) [Download] (To download: double right-click & “Save As”)

ARTIST: grant.

SOURCE: This is a cover making up for a late song in December. (And I’m still one in the hole – sorry.) This song was written by AJ Allulli, who fortuitously entered it […]

Written By: grant on December 30, 2014 No Comment

University of Cambridge researchers have gotten to the root of the chord. (See, that’s a music theory joke.) No, really, they’ve found was seems to be the oldest written music with more than one note playing at the same time:

The inscription is believed to date back to the start of the 10th century […]

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Written By: grant on December 27, 2014 No Comment

SONG: “Not Even Dancing Works.” [Download]

ARTIST: grant.

SOURCE: Based on “Zoologger: Dancing in time makes crabs sexual failures“, New Scientist, 4 December 2014, as used in the post “Dancing to the beat makes fiddler crab sexual… failures.”

ABSTRACT: Are songs about dancing dumb? I dunno. Hard to […]

Written By: grant on November 29, 2014 No Comment

If you’ve got a sister, why not turn her into a musical instrument?

Human Theremin from Lucy Sansom on Vimeo.

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Written By: grant on November 28, 2014 No Comment

This is more about treated vocals than theremin… and it’s not exactly got a groove. But still, there’s something DUDE about it.

The Theremin Orchestra from merche blasco on Vimeo.

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Written By: grant on November 27, 2014 No Comment

Dorit Chrysler seems to be on top of the theremin world today. Also, airplanes. And fingertips.

Jesper Just and Dorit Chrysler: This nameless spectacle from Louisiana Channel on Vimeo.

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