Experimental music is a genre that encompasses a wide range of styles and techniques that depart from traditional or mainstream forms. This can include unconventional elements such as unconventional instruments, non-standard structures, and chance-based or improvisational methods of composition. The goal of experimental music is often to push the boundaries of what is considered "music" and to explore new sounds and forms. It can be found in many different genres, including avant-garde, electronic, and noise music.

One of the key characteristics of experimental music is its focus on experimentation and exploration. This can mean using unconventional instruments, such as found objects, or incorporating elements of other art forms, such as spoken word or visual art. It can also mean using unconventional methods of composition, such as chance operations or improvisation, to create new and unique sounds and structures.

Experimental music has a long history, dating back to the early 20th century with composers such as John Cage, who was known for his use of chance operations in composition, and Karlheinz Stockhausen, who was a pioneer in electronic and tape music. In the 1960s and 1970s, the avant-garde movement became popular, with artists such as La Monte Young, Terry Riley, and Steve Reich pushing the boundaries of what was considered "music".

In more recent years, the rise of electronic and digital technology has led to the development of new forms of experimental music, such as ambient, glitch, and IDM. These genres often incorporate elements of electronic music, such as synthesizers, samplers, and drum machines, to create unique and otherworldly sounds.

Overall, experimental music is a genre that is constantly evolving and pushing boundaries, with new and exciting developments happening all the time. It is a genre that is not limited to any particular style or instrument, and it encourages creative expression and exploration.

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Several wind instruments play lilting melodies that are slow and meander through the piece, sometimes bordering on being slightly out of tune. The calm music has an edge of solemnity about it. The ever-present acoustic guitar is methodical and resembles a pulse ? it exists but is forgotten, except when...
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A funky electronic track.Slightly menacing,but still quite chilled.
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I'm awake, I'm awake! Okay! Holy man! Wow. That is a lot. Very electronic dubstep piece. Few changes throughout the song. Perfect as background music!
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Sparse in its instrumentation, Silver Blue Light is quiet and pensive with atmospheric synthesized chords and guitar.. There isn?t much of a melodic line to this piece until well into the fifth minute. In the third minute the guitar plays a few high notes, and the key changes briefly, which...
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Floating and grounding, this piece has a lot of bass guts but still a lot of reach on the high end. Perfect for retrospectives, automobile time lapses, drunken frat parties (black and white), and studying montages. You can <A HREF="https://sellfy.com/p/0Hcb/">download this in uncompressed format here</A>. Download comes with individual tracks...
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Dreamy watery piano bits over a tight percussion with some reverse effects to add to the dreamlike state of things. This piece is available in uncompressed format, along with parts and loops. <a href="http://www.payloadz.com/go/sip?id=2410319" target="paypal">Buy Now!</a>
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Background horror music. Electronic. Kind of tech-horror sounding... Highly unnerving.
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A collaborative effort of Keith Wolk and Johanna Renfro from Lovestorm's "Tomb Hunter" album.
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Starts thin and explodes suddenly and massively around the 44-second mark. The uncompressed download also comes with a cut where it starts out big. I'm assuming it will be used for the outro parts of videos. You can <A HREF="https://sellfy.com/p/G7W5/">download this in uncompressed format here</A>. Download comes with individual tracks...
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Turn off this devil machine!
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Slightly disconcerting, while retaining some lightness.
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Almost comforting pad, were it not for the inhuman voice-like punctuations.
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Alien soundscape with touches of humanity. Low and smooth; discordant.
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Under the pseudonym Mœbius, created a wide range of science-fiction and fantasy comics in a highly imaginative, surreal, almost abstract style.
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Wikipedia describes the Thunderbird as "a supernatural bird of power and strength". It will also ask you to disambiguate it from the automobile made by Ford from 1955 to 2005. I'm sure it was a nice car. I've never owned one. But there were a lot of them! The late...