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Tip #104: Listen to Francis Bebey's Psychedelic Sanza

While exploring different regional African music this year, we stumbled on the work of Cameroonian musician, poet, and author Francis Bebey. He recorded over 30 albums but the compilation Psychedelic Sanza is what we’ve been listening to non-stop since we found it. It collects work from various periods of Bebey playing the traditional instrument, the Sanza (pictured), but then processed and mixed with synthesizers and other contemporary recording techniques. The result is meditative and hauntingly beautiful.

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Tip #178: Read a NYTimes profile of Alton Brown

[This latest profile of Alton Brown in the NYT](http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/28/dining/alton-brown-cookbook-everydaycook.html) gives us a little peak at one of our favorite food 'celebrities'. We've been a fan... » Read More |

Tip #177: Read about the link between deep neural nets and ... the universe

Artificial intelligence and deep neural nets are taking over the technology landscape, or so it seems if all you do is read Twitter. Which is... » Read More |

Tip #176: Listen to Samiyam and Earl Sweatshirt - Mirror

We a) love almost anything that Stones Throw puts out and b) are consistently impressed by how much better [Earl Sweatshirt](http://earlsweatshirt.com/) gets with each track,... » Read More |


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