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Published on December 6th, 2018 | by Alan Cross

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A literal take on the concept of industrial music

These days, industrial music is made with heavy guitars, aggressive-sounding synthesizers, and big beats. But in its earliest forms back in the 1940s and 50s–then known as musique concrete–it was made using sounds found in the real world.

Gourski & Appel have gone back to those days to create a seven-and-a-half minute piece made from nothing but industrial sounds. It’s not the most relaxing thing, but it’s an interesting exercise in working with sonic landscapes. (Via Boing Boing)

 




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is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.


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