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Nov 28, 2008

Musicogenic epilepsy is a form of reflex or affective epilepsy, and involves autonomic, behavioral, cognitive, and emotional reactions to selected musical stimuli.  The associated musicogenic seizures are generally believed to be caused by the juxtaposition of musical sounds and frequencies that are...


Nov 21, 2008

Portmanteau

port·man·teau
\pört-ˈman-(ˌ)tō\

noun
Inflected Form(s):
plural port·man·teaus or port·man·teaux \-(ˌ)tōz\
1: a large suitcase
2
: a word or morpheme whose form and meaning are derived from a blending of two or more distinct forms or words
(as smog from smoke and fog)
Etymology:
Middle...


Nov 14, 2008


Once the cornerstone of hand-made mixing, the art of the mixtape essentially has been lost, a casualty of sometimes cruel technological progress and fickle fashion.  Somehow, a drag-and-drop iTunes playlist just doesn't have the magic of a lovingly and painstakingly crafted mixtape labored over for hours in...


Nov 7, 2008


Hipsters, flipsters, and finger-poppin' daddies -- knock me your lobes.

Hipster or Hepcat, as used in the 1940s, referred to aficionados of jazz, in particular modern jazz, which became popular in the early '40s. The hipster adopted the lifestyle of the jazz musician, including their manner of dress, slang...