Just last week Radiolab released a show all about
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The show focuses on the science behind color, why and how we see the colors that we do. One of my favorite parts of the podcast was the music tracks they gathered from musicians based on color. Give it a listen!
Rippin’ the Rainbow a New One
Reggie Watts – Rainbow Connection
Barbara Benary – Over the Rainbow
Lonesome Organist – Green Onions
NYMPH – Brown Rice
Yellow Ostrich – Sound and VIsion
Raya Brass Band – Paint it Black
Erik Friedlander – Blue in Green
The Perfect Yellow
Nico Muhly – Big Yellow Taxi
Terry Dame & Electric Junkyard Gamelan – Paint it Black
Marcy Playground – Whiter Shade of Pale
The Heap – Mellow Yellow
Shearwater – Black is the Colour
Why Isn’t the Sky Blue?
Thao Nguyen – Blue
Snowblink – Blue Moon
Dan Deacon – Colours
Busman’s Holiday (with Erin Tobey) – Mr. Blue
Soltero – Green River
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