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Meet these musicians who have synesthesia

Recently we saw a series of videos by NEXA that asked us, “Can you see sound?” We got intrigued! Have you ever thought of seeing sound? It sounds like a superpower! Doesn’t it? But it isn’t. NEXA took us by surprise when they
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Terry Crews won't be in 'Expendables 4' because a producer tried to silence him on his sexual assault

A popular excuse for not believing survivors of sexual assault is the bizarre misconception that speaking out somehow benefits survivors.  But actor Terry Crews — who has been one of the most vital and fearless voices of the #MeToo
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Spotify seriously needs to add a blocking feature

Algorithms don't understand when you break up with a band. Calling it quits on an musician you once loved, or just ridding your life of a song or artist you've come to completely loathe should be easy, right? Not on Spotify. Listening passively to
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One musician's string quartet arrangement of your '90s TV faves will get you nostalgic

If you've ever thought to yourself "I want the soundtrack of my life to be the Pokémon theme song, but played by a string quartet" then you're in luck. YouTube user Aaron Gage shared this delightful string quartet mashup of '90s kids theme
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Google created an AI-based, open source music synthesizer

Move over musicians, AI is hereGoogle's 'NSynth' neural network is designed to take existing sounds and combine them using a complex, machine learning algorithm. The result? Thousands of new musical sounds, and an instrument you can play them on.
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Pink, Nick Jonas, and other musicians read out weirdly specific mean tweets

Are you ready for the badly spelled ire? SEE ALSO: Jimmy Kimmel shoves Trump's trash talkin' tweet back in his face On Tuesday night Jimmy Kimmel Live showcased yet more celebrities reading mean tweets about themselves. It was a musical edition, and
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Lorde thanked New Zealand for supporting female musicians by taking out a full-page ad

Lorde may have lost Album of the Year at the Grammys, but she's not letting it stop her from giving a thank you speech.  Tuesday, the singer took out a full-page ad in The New Zealand Herald to thank the country for believing in female
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Year of Culture: India’s diversity rocks London audience

 Sufi music, opera singing and Indian folk dances merged seamlessly with British hip-hop and tap dance as more 150 artistes put on a vibrant performance at one of the last events of the UK-India Year of Culture 2017.Billed as the Independence
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Don't Send Your Kid to the Ivy League The nation's top colleges are turning our kids into zombies

From: www.newrepublic.com   By: William Deresiewicz Via: twitter.com Are Ivy League schools overrated? http://t.co/zzhNyg0Sh2In the spring of 2008
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3 Ideas For Cultivating Creativity At Work

From: www.fastcompany.com   By: Kevon Saber Via: twitter.com 3 Ideas For Cultivating Creativity At Work http://t.co/iAo2LmJxCreativity is often

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