merzbow | noise | capitalism 

Japanese Noise master Merzbow meditating on his aesthetics:

"Noise was an idea about capitalism: the overload of capitalism, that kind of consumer overload. For me, it’s a consumer sound. . . It’s very difficult to escape from our system. We’re already involved in the system. So if I can put something into the system, I want to change its direction to one kind of way, a private way."

merzbow | noise | capitalism 

@rusty damn, never thought of merzbow's work as being particularly political. what's the source for this quote?

merzbow | noise | capitalism 

@rusty oh, I have a copy of this on my bookshelf, this quote bumps it way higher up my reading list!

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