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RE: Perhaps you're not aware about a little known industry secret about musicians....

>I have finally figured out why it is that musicians are well known for
>having horrible music systems. It's because we all have a memory of the
>music in our heads already.

All listening takes place in our heads. I discuss this in the section of my
2011 AES Richard Heyser Memorial Lecture linked below. Whether there
is an external sound or you're imagining that sound, your brain activity
is the same.

>Musically talented people have a much stronger one.

I wasn't claiming to be "talented" - though there is a song embedded in
the linked page where I play bass guitar and multiple overdubbed clarinets.

John Atkinson
Technical Editor, Stereophile

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