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Format Your Brain (standard:non fiction, 694 words)
Author: JuggernautAdded: Jun 11 2012Views/Reads: 1257/714Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
“To feel at ease or enjoy a particular type of music or a tune, your brain has to be formatted to accept that particular tune,” “When you listen to a new tune or alien music for the very first time, you don’t enjoy as much as your favorite tunes because
 



Format Your Brain 

Subba Rao 

“You like rap music?” Dan looked at Juggernaut listening to Rap. 

“I do.” 

“I don't get it.” 

“Rap music was evolved in Jamaica in early 70's' as DJ music 

and American singers introduced it here as Rap music and 

internationalized it.” 

“I listen to pop and R&B music a lot but never able to 

appreciate Rap music the way you seem to enjoy listening to Rap,” Dan 

seems puzzled. 

“I have been listening to DJ music since early 70's and I 

developed liking towards it, it takes time to develop interest or 

liking towards music foreign to us.” “Don't you love Indian music?” 

“Of course, I love all kind of Indian music; classical, film, 

devotional, instrumental or whatever; Indian music makes me feel at 

ease and no other music come close, I don't know why.” 

“To feel at ease or enjoy a particular type of music or a 

tune, your brain has to be formatted to accept that particular 

tune,” “When you listen to a new tune or alien music for the very first 

time, you don't enjoy as much as your favorite tunes because your brain 

has not yet formatted to receive the new tune, as you listen to the 

new  tune repeatedly,  the new tune begins to make a format in the 

brain and you start enjoy listening to it thereafter.” 

“You mean to say that my brain has not yet formatted to Rap 

music?” 

“Yes, since you mentioned that you don't enjoy listening to 

Rap, tells me that your brain has yet to be formatted for Rap; if you 

listen to Rap more often, slowly you will start enjoying Rap and you 

may find some Rap songs more interesting than others and then you look 

forward listening to your favorite Rap on the radio.” 

“How you figured it out all this?” 

“Well, when I first came to Trinidad in early 70's, at first I 

did not like the local Calypso music the way I love Indian music but as 

I continued to listen Calypso, I started liking it and enjoying it 

immensely; I could distinguish bad from good Calypso and so forth, 

similarly when I moved to Jamaica, it took some time to appreciate 

Reggae music and became a fan of Bob Marley and other Reggae artists 


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