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300th Show! Physics of Music

From: KSLU
Series: Rock School
Length: 59:00

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With guest hosts Dan McCarthy, a plasma physicist, and Bill Robison, a historian, this week's Rock School will be focusing on the scholarly principles of rock. An in depth look at the physics of music with a fun and edgy twist. Enjoy our 300th show, and we're growing still!

Rs_logo_small We are 300 shows strong, and what better way to celebrate than to showcase the moleculecular phenomenon of atmospheric gases being compressed at certain fequencies to carry the beautiful sounds of rock to your ears. Dan McCarthy and Bill Robison join us this week to discuss the scientific priciples of music. If you've got a thing for physics, or a thing for music, you'll love this week's Rock School show! Here's to another hundred more shows!

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We are 300 shows strong, and what better way to celebrate than to showcase the moleculecular phenomenon of atmospheric gases being compressed at certain fequencies to carry the beautiful sounds of rock to your ears. Dan McCarthy and Bill Robison join us this week to discuss the scientific priciples of music. If you've got a thing for physics, or a thing for music, you'll love this week's Rock School show! Here's to another hundred more shows!

Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
Ripples Genesis A Trick of the Tail. Atlantic 1976 08:06
We're Not Gonna Take It The Who Tommy. MCA 1969 07:08
Improv/ Amazing Grace Bela Fleck and the Flecktones Live Art. Warner Bros. 1996 06:46
Overture- Cotton Avenue Joni Mitchell Don Juan's Reckless Daughter. Rhinp 1977 06:41
Down In Hollywood Ry Cooder The UFO Has Landed. Rhino/Warner Bros. 2008 04:17
Big Electric Cat Adrian Belew Desire of The Rhino King. Island Records 1991 01:30
G-Spot Tornado Frank Zappa G-Spot Tornado. Zappa Records 1986 03:17

Additional Credits

Beth West, Dan McCarthy,and Bill Robison

Related Website

http://www.kslu.org/rock_school/