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Fusion band Goat originates from Korpilombolo, Sweden.

Texas Standard Music: January 23, 2015

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Fusion band Goat originates from Korpilombolo, Sweden. Hear them on this episode of the Texas Standard.

 

Each week Texas Standard Director Haley Howle hunts down new and exciting music for the show.

Follow Haley on Twitter to keep up with her favorite music picks. And let us know what you’re listening to! Tweet us @TexasStandard.

Check out the Texas Standard music playlist for January 23, 2015 via Spotify:

 

 

Attention truck buyers: that powerful engine rumble you’re hearing could be totally fake

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America’s best-selling cars and trucks are built on lies: The rise of fake engine noise

The Washington Post reports this morning on the reliance on fake engine noises in new model cars and trucks – something the Post calls ” one of the auto industry’s dirty little secrets.” And ironically, you can trace the rise of truck and muscle car engine enhancements back to hybrids like the Prius:

“Enhanced” engine songs have become the signature of eerily quiet electrics such as the Toyota Prius. But the fakery is increasingly finding its way into beefy trucks and muscle cars, long revered for their iconic growl.

For the 2015 Mustang EcoBoost, Ford sound engineers and developers worked on an “Active Noise Control” system that amplifies the engine’s purr through the car speakers. Afterward, the automaker surveyed members of Mustang fan clubs on which processed “sound concepts” they most enjoyed.

Your Weekend Must-Do List: January 16-18

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Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are a few selections from contributors across the state.

Katie Friel, Managing Editor of CultureMap Austin says you should go see “The Mountaintop” at the Austin Playhouse.

If you’re near Waco, Kathryn Jones, contributing writer for Texas Highways Magazine, thinks the Mammoth excavation site should not be missed.

Folks in the San Antonio area should check out the Strauss Festival at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, per the advice of Rebecca Fontenot, Editor in Chief for San Antonio Magazine.

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