by on March 19, 2019
More than a year after proclaiming that Rush were “basically done,” Alex Lifeson admitted he’s finally at peace with the group’s retirement. “I don’t want to be in a band and tour any more,” the guitarist confessed during an interview with Planet Rock. “I don’t feel the need to carry on with what I did for almost half a century. I’m fine with it now. And I’m as busy as I would ever want to be.” Rush played their final show on Aug. 1, 2015. The impetus of the band’s retirement stemmed fro...
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by on November 5, 2018
Grand Muse I will see my heavenly muse sing Her song its angels have allowed And on this stage their voice bring But to their earthly angel bowed. And when her notes fill the air Songbirds wish she join their choir To join a melody that is so rare That our hearts to it sweetly inspire. In the audience this talent admire Transcended flight as her voice flows From her sublimity she ignites a fire Angelic tones where passion grows.
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by on April 8, 2018
The sound of the piano doesn't just add to a restaurant's romantic atmosphere. According to recent research, it also changes the flavors of the entrees. In 2011, researchers at Oxford University showed that participants given a piece of cinder toffee -- a treat chosen for its sweet and bitter flavors -- judged it as tasting sweeter when they heard a soundtrack that was electronically altered to include more high-pitched, piano-like tones. Likewise, participants rated the toffee as more bitter wh...
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