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“In the beginning, there was noise. Noise begat rhythm, and rhythm begat everything else.” —Mickey Hart

Platinum Vinyl Noise grooving

Skipping tracks
Skittering static
Snapping cracks

I just think I have too much anxiety to listen to music. Sometimes it feels like noise, and sometimes it’s so affecting that I can’t recover from it —SZA

Platinum Vinyl Noise kissing

Skimming walls
Smooth as luges run
Schussing ice 

Music is the silence between the notes —Claude Debussy

Platinum Vinyl Noise stripping

Sonic waves of wow

A classic is a work which persists as a background noise even when a present that is totally incompatible with it holds sway —Italo Calvino

Platinum Vinyl Noise scoring

Sans stylus
Gone reviews of noise

Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony is the most sublime noise that has ever penetrated into the ear of man —E. M. Forster

Platinum Vinyl Noise ripping

Its paintbrush
Colors classical
Long playing

A good mind should tell the difference between noise and music —Ilaiyaraaja

Platinum Vinyl Noise grazing

Its pencil
Inscribes eccentric
Sage sayings

The difference between noise and music is in what the musician does with the sounds —Jean-Michel Jarre

Platinum Vinyl Noise wall

Vinyl noise
Timbre of master’s voice
Critic’s choice

I don’t care much about music. What I like is sounds —Dizzy Gillespie


5 Comments Post a comment
  1. Terry Y #

    Thank you. Music can calm the soul, stimulate creation…and sometimes lead to chaos

    October 7, 2022
    • Merci Terry. Good to hear from you. May music calm the chaos, too. To glory and freedom not yet perished.

      October 7, 2022
  2. The music of silence
    The music of notes
    Weave to make music

    Enjoyable post. Makes me miss my turntable.

    November 6, 2022
    • Your lovely poem is going round on my turntable with no trouble. 🙂

      November 6, 2022
  3. love this with my current learning – if you like have a look at my recent post on making sense – I love the thinking of the German Jesuit philosopher you find in there and his way of presenting 😉

    December 9, 2022

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