Music Jokes for Musicians

by: Raine

The funniest music jokes for musicians really make me laugh ’til I cry. I’m going to post them because I can, even if many of you won’t get them.

Here’s a short rant: It really makes me mad that I can’t tell these jokes to my non-musician friends. ‘Cause they’re really funny. The most I can explain is that most of these jokes involve “spelling” chords. When you write out a chord, you call that process “spelling” a chord. I WISH YOU UNDERSTOOD THEM. If you get any of them, I will jump for joy.

So please, go find a musical friend to read them with you so they can giggle…and then tell you why it’s funny.

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Music Education for K-drama OSTs: Introduction and Glossary

by: Raine

Welcome to my music education series! I thought it would be a good idea to do this because I write so much about music in K-drama. I often find myself wanting to use more specific terms and concepts in order to more accurately describe the music to you. Therefore, this series is geared for the non-musician and is liquid, meaning I want to hear from you about what you understand, what you don’t understand, and what you want to learn about!

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An Assumption about Habits and the Human Brain

by: Raine

I’ve always been fascinated by the human brain’s ability to run an extremely complex organic system as well as control thought, reasoning, and emotions (blah, blah, blah…). I honestly don’t know much about the brain save what I learned in college and a few seminars in grad school. (How much of that do I ACTUALLY remember? Heehee…) But what I do know was that yesterday, my own brain blew my mind. Continue reading