Music and Emotion; Or: I’m Not Crying, My Eyes Are Just Very Sensitive to the Air, the Molecules of Which Have Been Even Further Stimulated by That Cello

This is an essay I wrote at a time when I was interested in the question of to what extent, if any, emotion as an inherent property of music contributes to our emotional experience of music as listeners. I first look at some… Continue Reading

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Update: Schoenberg, Let the Right One In, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Pandora, Pareidolia and More…

It’s been a while since I’ve posted here. I have more extensive posts in the works, but I figured I should at least do a little update for now. Where have I been? This summer has been very full. I… Continue Reading

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