The Art of Noise

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Noise has been a musical ingredient from the 60’s rock (The Who, Velvet Underground, Jimi Hendrix) to the 70’s punk to experimental classical movements like Futurism and Dada, not to mention recent artists like Rhys Chatham and Sonic Youth. Today, Frank J. Oteri, founding editor of, and Paul D. Miller (aka DJ Spooky) talk about how to rethink everyday noise.

Weigh in: Have you been inspired by noise? Is some noise an enjoyable, a pleasing part of your day? Tell us about your experiences