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- Not musical.
2006 February 24, Liz Armstrong, Monica Kendrick, Peter Margasak, Brian Nemtusak, J. Niimi, “The Treatment”, in Chicago Reader:
- The band alternates male and female lead vocals; when Emily Elizabeth sings she often punctuates whatever needs punctuating with an amusical screech, which gets annoying quick […] .
- (neuroscience) Exhibiting amusia.
2001 June 1, Michael Balter, “What Makes the Mind Dance and Count”, in Science, volume 292, number 5522, DOI:10.1126/science.292.5522.1636, pages 1636-1637:
- At the meeting, Isabelle Peretz of the University of Montreal reported preliminary results with amusical subjects that may support the hypothesis that the brain contains specific neural pathways for music.