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This Is What It Sounds Like

March 1, 2023

Drawing from her successful career as one of the most successful female record producers of all time—engineering hits like Prince’s “Purple Rain” and Barenaked Ladies' "One Week"—Susan Rogers (along with neuroscientist Ogi Ogas) leads readers to musical self-awareness. Rogers explains that we each possess a unique “listener profile” based on our brain’s reaction to seven key dimensions of any record: authenticity, realism, novelty, melody, lyrics, rhythm, and timbre.

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