Introducing this blog.
by Dave Skipper
This is a summary version of the original article The Word On Noise.
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Article Series on this blog include the following (in alphabetical order):
- A Brief History of Noise
Analysing the origins, progress, and destination of noise from within the Bible’s framework.
- Beauty in Noise
Parallels between noise and beauty in the world around us.
- Book Reviews
Reviews of various books about noise, noise music, and theology of the arts.
- Desire for Noise
Exploring the reasons why we love to listen to and to make noise music.
- Effects of Noise
Noise and the senses, the emotions, physiology, community, and science.
- Elemental Noises – Creaturely Noises – Man-Made Noises
A survey of natural noises and their Biblical associations.
- Listen Here!
Noise compositions/performances (mostly mine) with comments and background notes.
- Music in the Bible
Functions of music and its interplay with culture, religion, politics, and worldview.
- Noise Church
How can noise music interface with the practices of the Christian church?
- Noise Figures
Interacting with influential theories, writings, and perspectives on noise.
- Noise Interviews
Interviews with contemporary noise artists.
- Noise. Life. Death.
A deeper philosophical analysis of noise, eternity, chaos, and more!
- Noise Tools
The value and function of distortion, feedback, improvisation, silence, etc.
- Prophetic Noise Vignettes
Short studies in noise-themed Old Testament prophecies.
- Scripture Sonics
Word studies in noise-related terms that appear in the original Bible texts (Hebrew and Greek).
- The Noisician
The purposes and possibilities of the noise artist to enrich or uglify.
- The Ultimate Noisician
How and what God reveals about himself through noise.
- The Word on Noise
Foundations of my approach to noise and the Bible.
- Watch This!
Essential videos and documentaries from the world of noise.
- Words for the Artist
Perspectives and principles that the Bible offers to artists of all kinds.
Please contact me with:
- Corrections (grammatical or factual errors)
- Questions for clarification
- Suggestions for future topics
- Useful links or resources (books, interviews, websites, etc)
- Constructive critiques of my writing style or content
You can email me at: reppiks(at)gmail(dot)com