Ethan Hein

Music, technology, evolution, pop ephemera.

Apr 17

mdt:

slackmistress:

juliavickerman:

This aired on ABC.

Special Agent Dale Cooper is the optimist’s version of Detective Rust Cohle.

Time is a flat circle, obvs.


Apr 14

Participatory music vs presentational music

Participatory music vs presentational music

In this post, I’ll be doing some public-facing note-taking on Music As Social Life: The Politics Of Participation by Thomas Turino. I’m especially interested in chapter two: Participatory and Presentational Performance. We in America tend to place a high value on presentational music created by professionals, and a low value on participatory music made by amateurs. It’s useful to know that there…

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Apr 13


Dayenu!

Dayenu!


Apr 12
Pretty sweet venue to hear three hours of Bach in

Pretty sweet venue to hear three hours of Bach in


‘When The Levee Breaks Megamix’ by Ethan HeinLed Zeppelin vs Björk vs Memphis Minnie vs Dr Dre ft The Lady of Rage vs Sophie B Hawkins.

‘When The Levee Breaks Megamix’ by Ethan Hein
Led Zeppelin vs Björk vs Memphis Minnie vs Dr Dre ft The Lady of Rage vs Sophie B Hawkins.


lovesholiday:

Must-Watch Video: Outkast Reunion Performance at Coachella 2014

Last night, two awesome things happened: my blog turned three and André 3000 & Big Boi of Outkast made dreams come true.

After 10 years without performing together and 20 years since the release of their debut album, the duo took the Coachella stage as the last act of the night. They gave the audience, watching in Indio, Calif. and streaming online across the world, an hour-and-a-half-long visual and audio treat.

In case you missed it, check it out here; you’ll remember just why they get called the GOAT. When you’re done, head over to outkast.com to see which upcoming festival you can catch them at.


scienceisbeauty:

One of the answers to the topic: Visually stunning math concepts which are easy to explain at Mathematics Stack Exchange.

I think if you look at this animation and think about it long enough, you’ll understand:
Why circles and right-angle triangles and angles are all related
Why sine is opposite over hypotenuse and so on
Why cosine is simply sine but offset by pi/2 radians

scienceisbeauty:

One of the answers to the topic: Visually stunning math concepts which are easy to explain at Mathematics Stack Exchange.

I think if you look at this animation and think about it long enough, you’ll understand:

  • Why circles and right-angle triangles and angles are all related
  • Why sine is opposite over hypotenuse and so on
  • Why cosine is simply sine but offset by pi/2 radians