Thursday, January 13, 2011

you oughta know das racist

Study shows love for music relates to brain chemical, not to My Chemical Romance

"It would make sense that people listen to music for the sheer pleasure of it, right? That's what we thought, but apparently there's a scientific reason for this. Scientists have discovered that when Earthlings listen to pleasurable music, one particular chemical is loosed in the gord. The study, conducted by Robert Zatorre and Valorie Salimpoor of McGill University in Montreal, concluded that when the participants tuned into instrumental pieces they were familiar with, their brains released dopamine into the striatum -- an area of the noggin linked with anticipation and predictions." more

Insanely Funky Song

Was sampled by the Beastie Boys for another sick song, Car Thief. (here it is)

Pretty sick, eh?

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

West vs East

I am from San Diego but went to school in Massachusetts. People always ask me which is better: The West (best) Coast, or the East (least) Coast?

Here is my answer:

Travelllling Music

I'm about to leave Pakistan. As homage to the land, here is a video of the national dance of the proud Pakistani people.

They're wearing British dresses because of the whole colonization thing, or something. But this is legit Pakistan. Really.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

The Glitch Mob

is fucking sick.

You're welcome.

Kid Cudi - Pursuit of Happiness (The Killabits Remix) (Dubstep Re-work of Steve Aoki`s KC Mix)

So I received this email today about my passion pit remix post:

"Blogger has been notified, according to the terms of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), that certain content in your blog is alleged to infringe upon the copyrights of others. As a result, we have reset the post(s) to "draft" status. (If we did not do so, we would be subject to a claim of copyright infringement, regardless of its merits. The URL(s) of the allegedly infringing post(s) may be found at the end of this message.) This means your post - and any images, links or other content - is not gone. You may edit the post to remove the offending content and republish, at which point the post in question will be visible to your readers again."


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