Welcome! I am Jason Nguyen, a graduate student in ethnomusicology at Indiana University, Bloomington, and this blog is where I make observations about music, culture, and academic life.

LOLculture is famous! Ish.

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Harmonic Dissidents, an online magazine, recently re-published one of Charles Keil’s old articles, and they asked me if they could spruce it up with one of the pictures from my other site, LOLculture:

This particular image was created by my good friend Kurt Baer.

Original Post: http://www.lolculture.com/charles-keil-wants-you-to-know-about-his-groo

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A Twitter experiment

My usual Twitter account is linked to the right on this site, but I’ve been playing with another account @twobars, where I randomly create two random bars of rhyming verse in 140 characters or less!  It’s a throwback to when I was seriously into freestyling…  Check it out!

Some samples:

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