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SOUND TAKES: IMPLICIT INFLUENCE

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Inner Classics (Arts & Crafts Records)

Sometimes ascribing a name to something (a painting, a song, a poem) becomes easier after creation. One may not realized the extent to which her subconscious has been influenced by outside factors (e.g., geography, philosophy, scholarly text, etc.) until after the book has been written, or the painting has been painted, or in the case of Snowblink’s Inner Classics, until after the record was written.

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Every Noise at Once

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All-powerful algorithms strike again!

This time, they bring visualization of relations between all genres of music from Chinese Traditional to Dirty South Rap to Turbo Folk.

Each genre includes a sample of its stylings with further breakdowns of the artists in that genre algorithmically arranged as well.

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Seeking Music Nerds!

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Are you a true music nerd who wants to help out with team Rumpus Music? Then we’d like to hear from you!

We’re seeking rad aspiring music writers to help transcribe interviews, write blog posts, input entries into WordPress and assist with other general admin duties.

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“A New World of Silence and Control”

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What does it sound like when someone who grew up without music becomes a musician?

For British songstress Phildel, who was raised in an abusive home where she was forbidden to listen to music, that hypothetical question is a reality—and its answer is “It would sound pretty cool, actually.”

This Guardian profile goes into more detail about her intensely weird upbringing and the otherworldly music she managed to pry from it.

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