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Avant/Outsider Music Group

Avant/Outsider music is music that deconstructs, critiques, or just plain ignores standard musical forms, music which tries to be different and new. This group is for fans and practitioners of that which is somewhat out of the ordinary.

Members: 31
Latest Activity: Jun 24, 2015

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Local Outsider, Noise, Avant 26 Replies

Okay, everybody, let's use this thread to give a shout out to outsider/avant Hoosier noise.  Don't be afraid to boost your own stuff (you know I will).  And also, this may be a good place to campaign…Continue

Started by Bill Zink. Last reply by Joe Stone Jul 9, 2011.

Louisville Experimental Festival June 21- 25, 2011 2 Replies

Hey folks!  If you are within…Continue

Tags: City, Sick, Four, Black, Noiseman433

Started by Bill Zink. Last reply by Bill Zink May 20, 2011.

Whatcha listening to in late 2010 as far as avant/outside/noise? 18 Replies

Hi folks,Been away from here for a while but I finally got around to responding to Bill Z's invite here.I have always been a crazy noise aficionado... lately I've really been digging Kommissar Hjuler…Continue

Tags: Orcutt, Bill, Smegma, Eyvind, Kang

Started by Sleeve Bouton. Last reply by Sean McCloud Jan 25, 2011.

4' 33" 14 Replies

4' 33” is John Cage's notorious "silent piece": three movements totaling four minutes and thirty-three seconds in which the performer is not to intentionally produce any sounds from her/his…Continue

Tags: noise, sound, Liechty, silence, Cage

Started by Bill Zink. Last reply by Paul Sturm Jul 30, 2010.

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Comment by Bill Zink on June 29, 2012 at 12:28pm

Family Vineyard recording artist Chris Forysth live in Louisville

Sunday, July 8 at the Swanson Gallery

with R Keenan Lawler and Hoosier Pete\

Stop by if you are in the area.

Comment by Bill Zink on March 24, 2012 at 12:39pm

Just posted some recent improvised collaborations under my name in the mp3 archive.  Enjoy!

Comment by Michael Eugene Henry on June 13, 2011 at 10:35pm
Swans...very primal, nice.  I love the guy with the mullet working the cymbals.
Comment by Kurt/Yukki on June 13, 2011 at 5:47pm
Catchy tune. I dig the melody.
Comment by Ed on June 13, 2011 at 11:10am

Was just listening the the new Swans CD a few days ago and then saw that Cyndi Elliot had posted this video...

Comment by Ed on June 13, 2011 at 11:09am
Comment by Ed on June 12, 2011 at 8:14pm


Comment by Jeff Weiss on May 16, 2011 at 8:10am
Billy Mumy plays in America (the wimp rock band) now.
Comment by Kevin D. McCollough on May 15, 2011 at 11:00am
I get the impression M.E.H. was websurfing drunk last night, and it's eminently entertaining.
Comment by Michael Eugene Henry on May 14, 2011 at 8:32pm


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