new music
new listening
not an attempt to understand something
that is said
for if something were being said
the sounds would be given the shapes of words
just an attention to the activity of sound
new means change the method
new means change the experience
and new experiences change man
whenever we hear sounds we are changed
we are no longer the same
after hearing certain sounds
and this is more the case
when we hear organized sounds
sounds organized by another human being
music
our entire system of values
of the things we accept to be true
is based on the visual sounds
you have to sign a paper because your word is not enough to be trusted
as a result the acoustic faculty in human beings has declined
as it has become possible to define a continuum between sounds and noises
completely new problems have come up when we compose or play intuitively
because we have no training whatsoever in balancing tones and noises
traditionally in western music
noises have been taboo
and there are precise reasons for this
it has become from began from the time when staff notations were introduced
traditionally in western music
noises have been taboo
and there are precise reasons for this
it began from the time when staff notations were introduced
and music could be noted in precise intervals for the first time
then it was mainly vocal music
some predominantly with vowels rather than consonants
if i sing a melody of consonants now, people would say it isn't music
we have no tradition of music composed in these sounds
and no notation for it
there you see how narrow our concept of music is
from having excluded consonants the noises
of course you find consonants in vocals music
but only in order to make a word comprehensible
thats the function of a consonant in our daily language
to clarify the meaning
but in a musical sense
consonants have no function other than as accents
"s, s"or "t" or "p" or "k"
cdto start or end sound clearly
i respond to sounds directly
sound is my air
whenever i deal with sounds they organize themselves, so to speak
they respond very well to me
and i to them



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    General Commentdamn this is one of the worst songs by one of the best bands

    sounds like they were drunk
    saocoreon May 15, 2006   Link
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    General Commenthahaha why would you even sit through this? i want to kill something everytime i hear this "song"
    human_after_allon May 17, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI listen to this album and hear drugs. Sometimes it works. Most of the time it doesn't. That's the case here.
    trakkieon May 22, 2006   Link
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    General Commentmaybe if you guys read the lyrics to the song.. you will learn how stupid you are... the song sound "like crap" but actually it only different.. and you see how narrow minded you are in music

    fags
    rogue8zon May 24, 2006   Link
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    General Commentits got its ups and downs but all in all its amazing..... so i agree with "roque8z"
    pumpkin boyon May 29, 2006   Link
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    General Commentyou dont have to be a dick about it roque8z...even though you are right. the lyrics are saying exactly whats going on..no one listens to what people have to say through song..just if its catchy then it must be good..theres deeper meanings to most things that people need to realize..
    xmarksthespoton May 30, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis song is not a good song to listen to because it's just noises and i kinda have to agree, it sounds like they are drunk but it's a really smart song because the lyrics are so true because the way you feel when you listen to the song is exactly what the lyrics are talking about:
    "if i sing a melody of consonants now, people would say it isn't music
    we have no tradition of music composed in these sounds
    and no notation for it
    there you see how narrow our concept of music is"

    it makes think "wow" or atleast that's what i thought

    in the cd notes or whatever it's called it says:
    "inspired by Karlheinz Stockhausen's lectures on music"
    kris10xxon May 30, 2006   Link
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    General Commentrogue8z
    i said it is the worst song, but i didn't say the lyrics arent good, i just told the fact:

    it sounds like they were drunk or high, well anyways

    the lyrics are good, the song isnt
    saocoreon May 31, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthey're pretty much shoving the idea of "if you dont like this album your a shitty person" down your throat. they go way overboard in making the melody so annoying you have to listen. the background music is really cool, and this song is also kinda like a big "fuck you" to the scene

    o well...just not worth taking seriously
    dirk_lanceon June 01, 2006   Link
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    General CommentNo seriously this song fuckin sucks. Whenever I'm listening to this album and I hear "Neeeww musiiic.." I just pretty much skip the track.
    CharCoal69on June 03, 2006   Link

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