(…) these records that go one way. It’s what they call a “heavy” artist. The music will be dark, the singer will sound like he gargled with sulfuric acid. That’s not art. It’s art only when it’s being balanced by lots of layers. Sometimes you have to dig for it, but it’s there. When Kafka was reading his stories to friends, he’d become furious when they weren’t laughing.
Rock & roll is like … [long pause] It’s not just loud, and it’s not just a beat. There’s something. And to find it you would look at Gene Vincent, and Elvis Presley, and those guys, and even Roy Orbison, Everly Brothers, Fleetwoods. … These people, it could make you cry, and it could make you, you know, wild at the same time. There’s a mixture.
I don’t know what it is, but it was there and it kind of dissipated a little bit, I think.
Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross – Hand Covers Bruise (no piano).
This strong intersubject correlation shows that, despite the completely free viewing of dynamical, complex scenes, individual brains “tick together” in synchronized spatiotemporal patterns when exposed to the same visual environment.