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Did Lorde Rip Off George Michael?

Thoughts on Lorde’s new single, a familiar ’50s rock groove, and the hyper-litigious state of the music industry’s copyright law.

What Is the Hemiola Effect?

You might recognize hemiola as being a foundational polyrhythmic beat of African music, but did you know you can also compose hemiola melodically?