The Cosmos Soundtrack

Foto: Arthur CaravanFragment of the cover of Atles enharmònic (self-produced, 2011), Arthur Caravan's album that includes a song inspired by Pythagoras. Music has accompanied humanity throughout history, however, it is not exclusive to humans. We know it exists in the animal


For Everyone Energy, for Everyone Everything

Imatge de domini públic Nikola Tesla in his laboratory (Colorado Springs) in 1899 next to an operating Tesla coil. Picture taken by Dickenson V. Alley. Within the frame of Orxata Sound System’s political activism there is also place —of

Hidrogenesse Alan Turing

Songs in binary code

A good way to break away from the music that deals only with matters of the soul. This is what Hidrogenesse might have thought when they wrote a recital for Alan Turing.


The Festive Gene

  To trace the evolutionary origins of festive celebrations as specific forms of ritualistic interactions, we will pinpoint the repertoire of festive activities (playing, singing, dancing, music making


Music to share with the stars

You probably remember Steven Spielberg's 1977 film Close Encounters of the Third Kind in which, in a memorable final scene, humans communicate with aliens with music, specially with that well known "D E C C G" melody that would be later hummed by everyone.