Rorschach Audio: Ghost Voices and Perceptual Creativity

@article{Banks2001RorschachAG,
  title={Rorschach Audio: Ghost Voices and Perceptual Creativity},
  author={Joe Banks},
  journal={Leonardo Music Journal},
  year={2001},
  pages={77-83}
}
  • Joe Banks
  • Published 1 December 2001
  • Art
  • Leonardo Music Journal
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