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Playlist: The Stanford Daily music beat shares their songs for the midterm struggle

“Piano Phases” — Steve Reich From his “Another Look at the Counterpoint,” “Piano Phases” by Steve Reich is a 12-minute minimalist epic. The repeating rhythms are both calming and invigorating, allowing the mind to focus without being distracted. Using phasing (the technique of shifting repeating melodies forward or back half a beat), this piece is…