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Sound Culture Slices from Curry College

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1. As a teen, Brecken Chinn came to embrace her German heritage exploring the "big sound" of European synth pop music. Years later, this Curry Communication professor discovered something surprising about herself as she fell in love with the fusion of the Asian Underground.

2. As a child, Melissa Anyiwo grew up in Great Britain with expectations about how she would live as a Nigerian immigrant, but then she discovered the fantasy of America and defied those expectations. This Curry Politics and History Professor reveals who she truly is through Nine Inch Nails.... Shhhhhhh - don't tell anyone because it's a secret!

3. With roots in Old School Hip-Hop, Kylerr Bucano listens to positive messages from his favorite artists. He likes maintaining a positive attitude to help the people around him feel better. This Curry Senior reveals the unique origin of his life in Hip-Hop.

4. As a child, Jeff Lemberg wanted to prove himself. He found inspiration in the theme song to a classic movie and in the music of Red Sox baseball at Fenway Park. This Curry Communication professor discovered something about the impact of music on his daughters when they were infants.

5. Great music always puts David Miller into a spiritual trance. This Curry librarian and professor has become a passionate fan of artists, discovering something surprising about what makes music great.

6. Alan Frank listened to the first music of Rock and Roll, from Doo-Wop and Elvis Presley to The Beatles. This music historian and manager of WMLN radio station at Curry College discovered something about his unique love of music.

7. Allan Hunter dealt with grief by listening to Beethoven's 3rd Symphony. This Curry English professor discovered his passion for great literature by listening to Jimi Hendrix and Cream. He harbors a secret fantasy life about his love for music....

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