Unformatted text preview: given word as long as the first and last letters are in their correct spots. Our brains were made to analyze the most important parts of a concept, and all other negligible elements are “weeded out” so that we can focus on the bigger picture. In the songs that Axis of Awesome plays, the chords sound familiar to our ears and the contour, or the shape of a melody, are overall the same. As long as these are closely related to the original recordings of the popular songs we listen to, more intricate issues such as tempo or reverberation have little importance....
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This document was uploaded on 10/27/2011 for the course UW 20 at GWU.
- Spring '08