• Washington DC Experimental music scene- article

    From Jason Gross@21:1/5 to All on Tue Dec 1 21:17:16 2015

    In the latest issue of Perfect Sound Forever online music magazine <http://www.perfectsoundforever.com>, you'll find (among other things):

    Noise along the Potomac by Daniel Barbiero
    "The Washington D.C. area is home to a community of experimental musicians and sound artists who, while existing largely below both the surface and notice of the area's official culture, have created an eclectic field for the exploration of sounds in
    relation to other sounds and to the environment. While "experimental" is difficult to define in relation to music, it is nevertheless a term with an established history of use. For present purposes, "experimental music" isn't meant to name a genre but
    rather to characterize a set of practices shaped by an attitude of curiosity often informed by a DIY spirit; these practices run the gamut from playing pitched sounds on conventional instruments to creating harsh noise with electronics and non-
    instruments, and much else in between."

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