How I became the Mariah Carey Christmas chord guy (and why I hate it)

How I became the Mariah Carey Christmas  chord guy (and why I hate it)

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My original 2014 Slate article (republished in 2015), "All I Want for Christmas Is Diminished Chords: Why Mariah Carey’s immortal holiday classic sounds so darn Christmassy": https://slate.com/culture/2015/12/mariah-careys-all-i-want-for-christmas-is-you-a-musicological-explanation-of-why-the-song-sounds-so-christmassy.html

The 2016 video that Vox made, "The secret chord that makes Christmas music sound so Christmassy": https://www.vox.com/videos/2016/12/21/14043244/secret-chord-makes-christmas-music-christmassy

Adam Neely’s 2016 video responding to the Vox video (I’ve never brought myself to watch it all the way through, so don’t ask me specifics about it): https://youtu.be/V5WfgMVtueo

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