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The Future is On Display At Moogfest

Moogfest is a thing and there are all sorts of cool music technology stuff on display and set up for interaction.  There are lots of big name companies are involved so some of what’s on display has a good chance of finding its way to the consumer.

Are surprise albums a growing trend in music?

The surprise album does seem to work great for getting buzz going once the album comes out. I know that artists have come out with albums and I’ve never known about it but with a surprise album the record release gets mentioned on the evening news.

Does music help you fall asleep?

Listening to music to help me fall asleep has never worked for me. I would always find myself listening to closely to the music and was too much of an active listener to fall asleep. I do much better with silence.

I came across this article that talks about researchers who have found that for many people listening to music really does help them sleep.  The article also has tips on what the best sleep inducing music is and other tips.