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The Natural History premiere re-release of ‘Don’t You Ever’

This song needs no introduction. From the moment that bass line hits you’re dancing. Spoon made it famous, and David Byrne called it one of his favorites songs of the year, but did you know that an overlooked band called … Read More

Brazil, connecting people through music

In 2018, legendary experimental composer, Jon Hassell, spoke with me about his latest record, Listening to Pictures (Pentimento Volume One). A pentimento is a painting concept in which earlier images and forms reappear as different elements in a final composition. Past influences coalesce with … Read More

Chasson Gracie on music’s humanness in the age of artificial intelligence

“Music is one of the most emotional experiences on earth but since the increasing impact of artificial intelligence, we’ve been subtly moving away from music’s more humanistic elements.” – Chasson Gracie Music has not been untouched by AI’s rising influence … Read More

Why we’re building Grey Matter

“The computer can’t tell you the emotional story. It can give you the exact mathematical design, but what’s missing is the eyebrows.” – The late, great Frank Zappa on the inherent humanness of music. Music has been part of every known … Read More