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'Everyone has the capacity to be musical': For Robin Dann of Bernice, sound is a healer and refuge

Robin Dann of the experimental pop band Bernice discusses her thoughts about ASMR and previews this auditory phenomenon for listeners.
(Claire Harvie)
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Originally published on December 17, 2018

"Standing backstage at the orchestra, hearing them puttering around and tuning is probably one of my favourite sounds. I live for the tuning moment... It's almost like a little prayer before the concert, you know?" Robin Dann of the experimental pop band Bernice has a special relationship with sound. She's fascinated with the way it affects the body — how a single note can soothe agitation or coax you to sleep. She invites us to hear her favourite healing sounds, including an introduction to the auditory phenomenon ASMR. 

Produced by Vanessa Greco


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