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Cacophony, Dissonance, White Noise and Other Sonic Assaults

The Russian Hurdy Gurdy



I think you'll have to admit that any musical instrument that needs to be cranked is pretty weird. In fact, I don't know of any other than the hurdy gurdy. When you add in this vocalist, you get a pretty weird result.

You can get a whole CD of this stuff if you want!

Posted By: Paul - Wed Dec 21, 2016 - Comments (9)
Category: Music, Russia, Cacophony, Dissonance, White Noise and Other Sonic Assaults

Crawl Through at Labbodies



This is the penultimate Labbodies experience for us, and I am reminded of the immortal words of Kang and Kodos: "We have reached the limits of what anal probing can teach us."

Posted By: Paul - Wed Jun 01, 2016 - Comments (0)
Category: Annoying Things, Cacophony, Dissonance, White Noise and Other Sonic Assaults, Ineptness, Crudity, Talentlessness, Kitsch, and Bad Art, Avant Garde

Ri Molnar - Hell Is Real at Transmodern Labbodies



Caution: bare bazooms. But it is art. And after viewing, you will agree that "Hell is real."

Posted By: Paul - Thu Feb 04, 2016 - Comments (5)
Category: Body, Ineptness, Crudity, Talentlessness, Kitsch, and Bad Art, Performance Art, Cacophony, Dissonance, White Noise and Other Sonic Assaults

Kattle Kaller Auto Horn

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I would definitely buy one of these today.

Given digital technology, would it not be easy to install a speaker under your hood which broadcast an infinite number of digital sound files on command?

Original ad here.

Posted By: Paul - Thu Dec 10, 2015 - Comments (10)
Category: Animals, 1950s, Cars, Cacophony, Dissonance, White Noise and Other Sonic Assaults

Shadows of Paragon:  Silentium



It's been way too long since we examined any Death Metal here. Or maybe, after you hear this, you'll say, "It's been just long enough, if not too soon!"

Turn your sound almost off first. Seriously. Don't be fooled by the melodic opener.

Why would anyone listen to this stuff voluntarily? Could your life really be so horrible that this music was uplifting?

Info on band.

Posted By: Paul - Sun Oct 18, 2015 - Comments (10)
Category: Ineptness, Crudity, Talentlessness, Kitsch, and Bad Art, Music, Europe, Cacophony, Dissonance, White Noise and Other Sonic Assaults

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