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​The Deaf and The Musician explore the challenges of interpretation and communication by capturing metaphor in lyrics through the translation of original music into sign language. Artists Cindy and Ben discuss their work and why they'll be playing at the Sober Show.

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Tonebenders, for their 50th episode, Stories of Audio Glory!, interviewed some of their listeners and some industry veterans to tell about their best days on the job, including me and my stories.

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As The Deaf and The Musician, we translate my originals into sign language, exploring the challenges of interpretation and capturing metaphors in lyrics, while learning some useful sign gestures that can make all of us communicate a little better.

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John Sheridan and I did a Music, Philosophy & More interview, a livestream discussion philosophizing on music, musicians connections, the tools of social media, originals vs covers, comedy, sign language, being authentic and more.


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Cindy & Ben pay a visit to Weirdo Parade to talk about music, disability, and Wonderwall.


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