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Otomo Yoshihide

Japanese Composer Otomo Yoshihide Brings the Noise Stateside This May >>

Otomo Yoshihide, veteran "Japanoise" composer and free-jazz instrumentalist, brings his contemporary improvised music project to Japan Society's historic Manhattan headquarters in May. The venue will host two performances of the artist's music.

Electric Guitar

Noise Music: History’s Reaction to the Existing Condition >>

Throughout history and in today’s artistic practice, forward-thinking musicians have created compositions based in disquietude and sonance as opposed to rhythm and harmony. Noise music is a reaction to commonplace perceptions of the form and a deeply expressive apparatus within outsider art.

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