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With A Little Help From My Friends – How The Beatles Rallied Around Ringo

“the remaining three Beatles had other plans. Starr was often overcome with nerves when it came time to record his vocals, so his companions decided to reveal their agenda with little warning in hopes of sparing him the anticipatory anguish..”

brain music

This is Your Brain. This is Your Brain on Music

  Musical training doesn’t just improve your ear for music — it helps your ear for speech. That’s the takeaway from an unusual new study published in The Journal of Neuroscience. Researchers found that kids who took music lessons for two years didn’t just get better at playing the trombone or violin; they found that […]

Thurston Moore

Thurston Moore on New LP, Solange, Life After Sonic Youth

For the past five summers, former Sonic Youth singer-guitarist Thurston Moore has taught a writing workshop at Boulder, Colorado’s Naropa University. The school is fully accredited, but it notably teaches Buddhist principles along with its academics, and one is the idea of mental awareness or, in Buddhist terms, consciousness.

Kendrick Lamar

Kendrick Lamar – The Making of a Number One LP – Damn

“I hadn’t even heard the third verse,” he says. “And I was in there almost every day. With Kendrick, nothing is done until it’s done. He waits until the last minute when the album has to be turned in.”