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Is Dubstep the New Musical Avant-Garde?

Special | 4m 24s

While some people may hear noise, some hear amazing musical genius in the creativity of Dubstep. There is a long history of avant garde musicians and thinkers promoting the concept of noise and non-instrumental sounds as music, much to the horror of their audience. But over the past century, changes in technology and music genres may have changed attitudes to accept these once-fringe music genres.

Aired: 07/31/12

Rating: NR

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