This is from one of my favorite groups: the German techno assembly known as E Nomine. I think it’s one of the more beautiful pieces of theory in existence. The melody is a steady descent of minor seconds (for you non-music folks out there, a minor second is what makes the Jaws theme sound terrifying) that somehow gets harmonized into something that sounds positively gorgeous.
Ein Neuer Tag.
When not defending the planet from inevitable apocalypse at the rotting hands of the undead, JT is a writer and public speaker about atheism, gay rights, and more. He spent two and a half years with the Secular Student Alliance as their first high school organizer. During that time he built the SSA’s high school program and oversaw the development of groups nationwide. JT is also the co-founder of the popular Skepticon conference and served as the events lead organizer during its first three years.