Review: Trivalent – A Universe

If you don’t get what’s happening on that album cover, all four of the schemas, then you won’t get the album. That doesn’t mean you wouldn’t be able to appreciate the music, just that you wouldn’t get it, it’s concept and all. The album represents in music the birth, life, and death of a universe, our universe, through the various stages of what we believe happened, and will happen in the future. Now, le me nerd out for a second here while I explain the album cover and track titles. If you want to read about the music, just skip… Read more

The Perfect Ping, The Ugliest Piece of Music, or Costas Arrays

The video begins with a long but utterly interesting introduction on the matter. In short, this is music written to bear absolutely no repetition and, based on the premise that beauty in music is found in the repetition of motifs – which is an absolutely subjective and arbitrary statement, the ugliest, or less enjoyable, piece of music ever written.

Of course, it has been called like this to catch the attention of the reader, or the listener, because intelligent people are behind this apparently stupid title.

The music in itself is truly amazing, played on a grand piano at the … Read more

Professor Phil talks about the Physics of Moshing

As a complement to reading our post about the article, you can listen to SixtySymbols’ really interesting video explaining and breaking down the article about the physics of moshing! And Prof. Phil’s a huge metal fan, and metal singer, too!

You can also hear him sing over on a mathy metal song they made on purpose for the channel Numberphile on the Golden Ratio, or Phi, and it’s pretty neat-o!

You can download the song or its instrumental version for free! (just click the links)

Science is awesome.
-D… Read more