Archive for September 27th, 2011

Audio Art Assault

By Tony King Photo by Ed Goldthorde

What exactly is “noise music”? Isn’t music—a collection of notes, rhythms and melodies—already noise by definition? Technically yes, but go further down the musical rabbit hole, and you’ll find a subset of musicians that eschew the rigidity of standard song structure in order manipulate blips, bleeps, clangs and feedback into conceptually chaotic and beautiful sound sculptures.

This, then, is noise music. Read more »