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What’s Wrong with This Picture?

When you think of the great images that have come out of rock ’n’ roll, what comes to mind are pictures of, say, Jimi Hendrix holding his arms aloft like a voodoo priest as his guitar goes up in flames.

Listening to Beethoven’s Ninth at the Speed of Light

If you could tune the giant radio telescope at Arecibo, Puerto Rico, to a distant galaxy and listen for a remnant of an old radio broadcast of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, you might receive a signal that sounded like Leif Inge’s 9Beetstretch.

Tabla Beat Scientist: Karsh Kale

It’s a Wednesday night at Manhattan’s smoky Kush bar, and off in a corner spinning music is resident DJ Karsh Kale.


The Brooklyn Rail

APR 2004

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