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(@metaellihead)
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http://us.cnn.com/2005/TECH/science/03/03/taste.sounds.reut/index.html

Interesting article about a woman who can literally taste the interval of notes and sees notes as colors. Way cool, I bet it's a real trip.

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(@scratchmonkey)
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Trippy. So right away, it makes me wonder what the reverse would be like. -- I wonder what a marinated Filet Mignon, bacon-wrapped and lightly grilled, smothered with sauteed mushrooms and onions would sound.like?

-- Scratch 8)


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(@musenfreund)
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synaesthesia, right? Isn't that the name of the phenomenon? It shows up in Romantic and symbolist literature. People used to assume that it was a literary convention but as it turns out, some people do have perceptions that cross senses. Fascinating stuff.

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(@pilot)
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Trippy. So right away, it makes me wonder what the reverse would be like. -- I wonder what a marinated Filet Mignon, bacon-wrapped and lightly grilled, smothered with sauteed mushrooms and onions would sound.like?

It would be, of course, a symphony of flavor!


   
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I remember times when I've seen and tasted more than colors when the music was playing.

Pink elephants and cowgirls were dancing across the ceiling. Does that count?

Joe


   
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(@greybeard)
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Interesting, because Jimi Hendrix always used colours to describe tones - maybe he had the same thing.

According to Sky News "A minor second interval is sour, a minor third is salty.

When she hears a major second it is definitely bitter, but major thirds are sweet and a minor sixth is always creamy.

And it is not just taste, but colour that she associates with sound. The note C is red and F sharp is violet."

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(@dayzd)
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I remember times when I've seen and tasted more than colors when the music was playing.

Pink elephants and cowgirls were dancing across the ceiling. Does that count?

Joe

I think I've experienced that too. I could even feel the sounds...felt like somebody slapping and punching me in the face. I think the song was still stuck in my head as I could feel the bass pounding away in my head the next day.

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(@cmaracz)
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Trippy. So right away, it makes me wonder what the reverse would be like. -- I wonder what a marinated Filet Mignon, bacon-wrapped and lightly grilled, smothered with sauteed mushrooms and onions would sound.like?

I hope she doesn't do that, I don't even put any peppersauce on the fillet minion. You have your Sirloin and your Bone Caps, fine, A1 steak sauce material. If you are quite a fancy diner you have your round eyes and your striploin, that will taste good with whatever you want. You if your boss is coming over, or you just got a bonus, and you're eating fillet minion or T-Bone steaks or whatever, you better not touch that with any sauce or meat or onions or mushrooms.

Anyways I'm surprised that they say that C is red. Shakespearian endings are always compared to both the C chord and the colour green. Funny how some effects are cultural.


   
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Rock and Roll- I taste Budweiser

Country- I taste Pabst Blue Ribbon

Jazz- I don't know what kind it is, but I taste wine.

Classical- I'm still tasting wine, but this is better.

Rap- I'm gettin' sick, I gotta go home now. :D

If you know something better than Rock and Roll, I'd like to hear it - Jerry Lee Lewis


   
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(@metaellihead)
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Hahah, way to tell it, Wes...

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