Hegarty, Paul


Full With Noise: Theory and Japanese Noise Music

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URL: http://www.ctheory.net/articles.aspx?id=314

Language(s): English




In this article, the author offers an overview of Japanese Noise Music, and attempts to establish a broad theory concerning its meaning, non-meaning, socio/cultural relevance, and aesthetic. In exemplifying his thoughts the author concentrates on the figure seen to epitomise Japanese Noise Music: Merzbow (aka. Masami Akita).

All references of the same author:


Hegarty, Paul (2001). Noise Threshold: Merzbow and the end of natural sound