The Truth

You're Not Alone

Thursday, May 09, 2013

Are you hearing voices? You're not alone. Performed by Christian Paluck, Carly Monardo, Tom Stephens, Louis Kornfeld, Jon Keller, Kerry Kastin, Nick Mykins, Aina Rapoza, and Ashley Wilson. With special musical guest Elizabeth Ziman. Written by Louis...



Terrible Master

Monday, January 14, 2013

As we’re in the thick of the dark months, with seasonal affective disorder at the height of its power, I thought I’d use the blog to tuck in one of the most useful things I’ve heard in the last couple years. A quote. Just ten short words:

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Oliver Sacks on "Hallucinations," RNDM, Boredom-Fighting Apps

Monday, November 26, 2012

Today on Soundcheck: Dr. Oliver Sacks discusses why we hallucinate sounds, from voices to cell phone ringers to music -- even when we're completely sane. 

Plus, we hear a live performance in the studio from the band RNDM -- the trio made up of singer-songwriter Joseph Arthur, bassist Jeff Ament of Pearl Jam, and drummer Richard Stuverud. 

And, just in time for those endless holiday shopping lines, founder Eliot Van Buskirk  delivers some boredom-slaying musical apps


Pop Music

Monday, April 21, 2008

Nightmarish stories of musical hallucinations, songs with the power to transcend language, & the triumphant return of the Elvis of Afghanistan.

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Hallucinating Sound

Friday, March 21, 2008

Hello everyone. Jad here. I wanna tell you real quick about my experience hallucinating the sound of bees. And Fleetwood Mac.

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