Why You Like It (Paperback)

The Science and Culture of Musical Taste

By Nolan Gasser

Flatiron Books, 9781250057228, 720pp.

Publication Date: April 28, 2020

Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (4/29/2019)
Hardcover (4/30/2019)

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About the Author

NOLAN GASSER is a critically acclaimed composer, pianist, and musicologist. Most notably, he is the architect of Pandora Radio’s Music Genome Project and the chief musicologist from its founding in 2000. Dr. Gasser lectures widely on the nature of musical taste and the intersections of music, science, and culture. He received his Ph.D. in musicology from Stanford. He lives with his wife in Petaluma, California. Why You Like It is his first book.