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Is our music out of tune?

Is our music out of tune?

The ups and downs of tuning our musical instruments with equal temperament The question of tuning The question of tuning and temperament is a fascinating one in that it is partially scientific (because it involves objective facts about the nature of sound) and...

Brainwave Entrainment and Psychoacoustics

Brainwave Entrainment and Psychoacoustics

The use of Auditory Beat Stimulation (ABS) such as binaural, monaural and isochronic beats falls into the field of study called psychoacoustics. The research conducted so far, although not conclusive, has provided evidence that the effects of ABS can be registered in...

The Healing Power of Your Voice

The Healing Power of Your Voice

When it comes to Sound Therapy, it is always important to remember that we are born with our own in-built sound device: our own healing voice! Many of the effects we can achieve with Sound Healing instruments can be experienced through the voice. In fact, it is often...

Sound Therapy and the Vagus Nerve

Sound Therapy and the Vagus Nerve

The Vagus nerve is the longest cranial nerve in the body. It originates in the brain and travels all the way down to the lower internal organs. It is a fundamental regulator of the parasympathetic nervous system, which controls all the involuntary processes such as...

Sound Therapy and Trauma

Sound Therapy and Trauma

We often think of trauma as an event in our lives as in “a traumatic event”. However, it is useful to think of trauma not as an event but rather as a response. It is a way of responding to a challenging event with all its long term consequences."Trauma is not what...

Imagination and the quest for the magical frequency

Imagination and the quest for the magical frequency

"Those who seek should not stop seeking until they find...” - The Gospel of Thomas (Nag Hammadi Library)  Keeping in mind all the problems, misunderstandings, misuse and alterations surrounding ancient texts such as the one I have just quoted, I still find this...

The Self-Similarity of the Phonosphere

The Self-Similarity of the Phonosphere

If one is old enough to have dealt with cassette tapes, one should remember the unique sound that would occur when pressing the “fast forward” or “rewind” button while the play button was still pressed. That used to be the way one would be able to “scroll” through a...

Musical Dialogues of the Third Kind

Musical Dialogues of the Third Kind

What I learned from playing musical duets with plants Music has the ability to open many gateways of communication, and we all know this very well. It makes us dream; it evokes feelings and different kinds of states in us; it heals; it lets us express ourselves. As a...

Tuning the Human Body

Tuning the Human Body

Before playing any composition, musicians tune their instruments carefully because they know that such a precise process ensures a high quality of music. Human tuning   The human body is the ultimate musical instrument, life is the music.   Our thoughts,...

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