not literature, but still…




I just now started playing Assassins Creed 4, and it is just a pleasure to be a pirate. Its so full and complicated, like playing out a rich movie. 


Pitch shifting to 432 Hz doesn’t improve music


i found this to be very interesting…i am glad someone took the time to reason out the whole 440hz vs 432hz thing.

The Sound Blog

A scientific test of 440 Hz vs 432 Hz

Over the summer I wrote a blog post about people who like to detune music from standard concert pitch (440 Hz) to a lower tuning frequency (432 Hz) claiming it sounds better. Search for “432 hz” in YouTube and you’ll find plenty of examples where people have applied a pitch shifter to alter music ranging from a Mozart Requiem to Oasis’ Wonderwall.

But some claim that there is more to this than just preference. There are several blogs that claim that using a normal concert tuning of 440 Hz is bad for our health, but then what do you expect from something first promoted by the Nazis?

“The recent rediscoveries of the vibratory / oscillatory nature of the universe indicate that this contemporary international concert pitch standard may generate an unhealthy effect or anti-social behavior in the consciousness of human beings…

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