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Researchers Play ‘Star Wars’ Music for Pygmy Tribe


Not so long ago, in a village relatively far, far away, a group of Canadian scientists traveled to the Congo to play the Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Hope soundtrack for the Mebenzélé pygmies. They did it… for science.
The researchers brought more than just the music from Star Wars, though: They also brought excerpts [...]

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SF & Fantasy

Interview with Peter F. Hamilton and Steve Buick on Music Inspired by ‘The Abyss Beyond Dreams’


Interview with Peter F. Hamilton and Steve Buick on Music Inspired by ‘The Abyss Beyond Dreams’

Music and literature have been intimately entwined since both of them came into being. Some historians believe that the early heroic sagas were meant to be chanted or sung, with or without musical instruments. The sacred texts of many religious compositions have inspired hymns and instrumental compositions, and of course, the same may be said [...]

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Star Wars HoloNet Digest #54: April 16-23, 2014


Suvudu Star Wars contributor Eric Geller brings you a roundup of Star Wars news from April 16-23, 2014.

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Star Wars HoloNet Digest #46: January 29 – February 12, 2014


Suvudu Star Wars contributor Eric Geller brings you a roundup of Star Wars news from January 29 – February 12, 2014.

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SF & Fantasy

Icelandic Band Sigur Ros Cast for Next Season of HBO’s ‘A Game of Thrones’


4913959_300Here’s a casting call I didn’t see coming: Jón Þór “Jónsi” Birgisson, Georg Hólm and Orri Páll Dýrason of the Icelandic post-rock band Sigur Rós are scheduled to appear in season four of HBO’s A Game of Thrones

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Star Wars HoloNet Digest #28: August 28 – September 4, 2013


Suvudu Star Wars contributor Eric Geller brings you a roundup of Star Wars news from August 28 – September 4, 2013.

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Star Wars HoloNet Digest #24: July 25-31, 2013


Suvudu Star Wars contributor Eric Geller brings you a roundup of Star Wars news from July 25-31, 2013.

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Star Wars HoloNet Digest #19: June 12-19, 2013


Suvudu Star Wars contributor Eric Geller brings you a roundup of Star Wars news from June 12-19, 2013.

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SF & Fantasy

The Top 10 Songs of Seraphina, by Author Rachel Hartman


The Top 10 Songs of Seraphina, by Author Rachel Hartman

Rachel Hartman reveals the top 10 songs she listened to while writing her fantasy debut, Seraphina.

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SDCC 2012: ‘Year Zero’ Author Rob Reid on Alien Downloading and Internet Music


SDCC 2012: ‘Year Zero’ Author Rob Reid on Alien Downloading and Internet Music

Author Rob Reid talks about his new book Year Zero and its parallels in the real world of copyright and the music industry.

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