Is Slurpee’s Battle of the Bands Contest Sweet Enough?

I’m a sucker for a well-mixed Coke, mango and cherry Slurpee after a show or anytime the crave strikes, so I thought I’d share this Slurpee Battle of the Bands contest that wraps up today. And like all the other concert contests we’ve featured on Live Fix, this Slurpee contest needs a few more ingredients […]

How To Recalibrate Your Love For Live Music

concert burnout happens. and when it does. give your senses a rest. try something else instead of going to a show this weekend. stay home. read a book. maybe this one. it’s one of my favorites. and it’s all about our senses. this book’s pretty good too. it’s full of stories about how much other […]

Recalling the Sounds and Smells of Aerosmith Live

How do you remember your favorite concerts?  Was it how the concert venue smelled, or was it how the music sounded? When I heard that one of my friends and colleagues was going to an Aerosmith concert a few weeks ago, I asked her to take some pictures and let me know, when the concert was over, what sense […]

You Gotta Smell This: ScentOpera Opens in New York

I knew I smelled something creative… Reading this New York Magazine article, I learned that over the weekend in New York at the Guggenhiem a new kind of opera opened: a ScentOpera.  And since I’ve pondered on many posts about the 5 senses, I just about fell of my chair when I read this story […]

Can Live Concerts Help the Visually Impaired?

Yes, I think so. Mainly because, in this Rocksound article, metal band Mastodon says they want to “create a more visually stimulating live show” this summer in conjunctions with their new album and tour. When I saw them at Pitchfork in 2007 it was the howling burst of drums, guitars and rumbling bass that sent […]

Think You Know Your Body?

We’ve been talking about the 5 senses for the last month here at Live Exhaust, discussing which of the 5 senses is the most crucial to enjoying live show and why. Is it your ears or maybe your eyes that makes a show impossible to forget? Is it the icy cold beverage you sipped as […]

Live Music Experiment #1: What Is The Most Important Sense?

  It’s begun! I’m pleased to announce the first phase questionnaire that will begin a series of experiments examining the role and importance of the five senses at a live show. After having several conversations with friends about what they think is the most important sense when it comes to enjoying a live show, I […]

Live Music Experiment #1: What is the Most Important Sense?

Live Music Experiment #1: What Is The Most Important Sense? It’s begun! I’m pleased to announce the first phase questionnaire that will begin a series of experiments examining the role and importance of the five senses at a live show. After having several conversations with friends about what they think is the most important sense […]