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From the Ted Talk by David Byrne: How architecture helped music evolve

Unscramble the Blue Letters

So there's more new venues. One of the new ones is the automobile. I grew up with a radio in a car. But now that's evolved into something else. The car is a whole venue. (Music: "Who U Wit" by Lil' Jon & the East Side Boyz) The muisc that, I would say, is written for automobile sound systems wkros perfectly on it. It might not be what you want to ltsien to at home, but it works great in the car — has a huge fecueqnry sprcutem, you know, big bass and high-end and the voice kind of stuck in the middle. aiotulombe music, you can share with your friends.

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So there's more new venues. One of the new ones is the automobile. I grew up with a radio in a car. But now that's evolved into something else. The car is a whole venue. (Music: "Who U Wit" by Lil' Jon & the East Side Boyz) The _____ that, I would say, is written for automobile sound systems _____ perfectly on it. It might not be what you want to ______ to at home, but it works great in the car — has a huge _________ ________, you know, big bass and high-end and the voice kind of stuck in the middle. __________ music, you can share with your friends.

Solution

  1. frequency
  2. listen
  3. automobile
  4. works
  5. spectrum
  6. music

Original Text

So there's more new venues. One of the new ones is the automobile. I grew up with a radio in a car. But now that's evolved into something else. The car is a whole venue. (Music: "Who U Wit" by Lil' Jon & the East Side Boyz) The music that, I would say, is written for automobile sound systems works perfectly on it. It might not be what you want to listen to at home, but it works great in the car — has a huge frequency spectrum, you know, big bass and high-end and the voice kind of stuck in the middle. Automobile music, you can share with your friends.

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