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You absolute madman.

nowaypablo  ·  link  ·  parent  ·  post: The Rhythms of Tigran Hamasyan

Yo. I listen to his music all day long. Seen him live and met him a bunch of times-- even had dinner with him once. He's an actual genius, rhythm isn't even the half of it. Just regarding musicianship, I've seen him do so many fucked up things to a piano that I can't even begin to get into it.

The fact that a lot of his melodies are based on Armenian folk songs is personally very sweet too, he grew up in a village in Armenia and borrows heavily, especially in his first album A Fable. Nowadays he's just off the chain:

Well, uninformed voters is probably a better identification strategy for this (not serious) study. You could pull it off with survey data. From there the results that we’re all assuming would be found could make a great argument for representative democracy. Obviously the issue then extends to “welp, the dumb masses have elected a dumb representative.” Or worse, they’ve elected a smart one that can market to them.

In reality, all a rational voter needs to do in the US is vote for a candidate whose agenda best reflects their interests. Somehow, that’s an impossible expectation for us.

    The past three years have done a yeoman's job of making me stop overestimating the intelligence of the average voter.

I need someone to run me some descriptive statistics in a study that can quantify average voter intelligence and then map it over the last 60 years.

nowaypablo  ·  link  ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: September 12, 2018

Been listening to it all week. Love some of the tracks like Cops and Robbers.

edit: woops I thought we were talking about Shakey Graves. Reignwolf's new record is also dope!!

"Love your neighbor" is by no means a legitimate electable tag-line right now. The irony here isn't lost on me. But his description of the parties is pretty accurate-- not just in this piece-- yet unaddressed by most people in political discourse. And just to his credit, he does a great job of digging up anecdotal evidence from American political history to add an extra hint of 'troubling' to it all.

This writing style is gray and hilarious. I happened to be watching The Lobster on Netflix when I clicked this link, which is an uncanny coincidence because both pieces are horribly brilliant in the same way.

    A huge bitcoin price crash occurs a few hours before we set sail.

It’s important to consider that Adult Swim also produces a daily livestreamed show called FishCenter consisting of the Adult Swim studio’s office lobby fish tank with a green screen behind it. They frequently take call-ins at 708-SWIM-FUN.

that was beautiful

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