MP3 Music: No Longer Connected to Your Brain?

MP3s, bad because they have less music in them. So much less music, in fact, that your brain loses the ability to feel emotions listening to them. Okay, sure, over-compressed MP3s sound awful, especially at lower bitrates. But get ready for some strange psychoacoustics here, folks. Producers howl over sound cut out by MP3 compression (and I see, while I was sitting on this, it got slashdotted, though no one took the bait As Joel Selvin writes for the The San Francisco Chronicle, MP3s have less music: …the music contained in these computer files represents less than 10 percent of …

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