What makes a melody great? (article), Hit writers on Mastery (open event M 10/3 AND W 10/5) & Guest Passes to 3 Classes: Writing Commercial Lyrics, Music Business, & How to Write & Pitch a Country Songs
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Although mankind has made miraculous leaps in understanding the natural world, our understanding of how the brain perceives and maintains music is mostly a mystery. “Ear-worms,” from the German ohrwurm, those tunes that play in your head seemingly on their own, are entirely a mystery to scientists, who are just beginning to scratch the surface of this puzzle. This phenomenon – also called “headsong” and “humsickness” -- has been an integral part of human experience since the dawn of man, yet to us in the 21st century we live with it every day, like primitive man’s acceptance of the sun, with no real understanding of how it works. READ MORE...
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