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Re: Recession not all bad

<<<elevator-music pioneer Muzak declared bankruptcy>>>

     Interesting.  However our knee-jerk reaction to this news may go, I 
have a good friend (and underground artist, published the book 'Cassette 
Mythos' back in the '80's) who used to work in their Seattle office.  He 
spoke of the science of selecting music for its increasing tempos, slowly 
raising the tempo from piece to piece for a 15 minute stretch and then 
starting over again.  The psychological studies that went into their 
programming was intense.  He also was able to put together reggae and 
calypso tapes for some of their more eclectic clientele.

     ...and without elevator music, there may have been no 'Music for