by Zoe Pollock

Timothy Gabriele explores "womb music" for newborns:

Ambient and experimental electronic music regularly incorporate sounds like running water, hums, drones, buzzes, noise, Tibetan throat singing, and other low frequency tones, all of which value (electro) acoustic space similar in rhythm and overtone to the prenatal environment.  ... Newborns, it seems, are predisposed to noise music, specifically that of a fuzzy, warm, and liquid timbre.  It’s only later that we begin to favor harmony and melody.

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