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.

Free Experimental music

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Anger management...
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Funtastic little piece written for a movie trailer's more quirky section.<BR><BR>
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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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Just a light piano piece for linking scenes.<BR>
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REMIX 2.0 Van Helsing is in the world to rid all evil, even if not everyone agrees with him.
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An epic clash of genre that feigns coherence. Based on the Public Domain 1904 recording of "Ujangong (Mask Dance)" from New Guinea. But with a swing bass and slicing techno chunk in 3/4 time.
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You are out of breath. Are you afraid? Your heart is racing.
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Van Helsing is in the world to rid all evil, even if not everyone agrees with him.
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Let's take a short glimpse into the world of Merlin the wizard. Merlin is a fictional figure prominently featured in the legend of King Arthur and best known as an enchanter.
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A driving electronic piece. Kit is dominant throughout the piece. Choir has brief moments about 55 secs in, and re-emerging for a heavier role towards the end half of the piece.
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Let's take a moment to examine Jack "King" Kirby., Kirby's style was regarded so highly by Stan Lee that he instituted it as Marvel's house style. Lee would instruct other artists to draw more like Jack.
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Old Hippies Never Change...Ultra slow Mezcaline trip.
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Every saturday morning as a kid I'd be up early and wake my younger brothers and announced "it's cartoon day !". We build a fort out of blankets and watched till the news came on and ruined our fantasy world. The purpose of my work is to showcase my unconventional...
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Experimental electronic music. 26 sine wave synths, each offset by 4 measures in time, and 4 cents of tuning. The final synth is a complete semitone away from the first synth.<BR><BR>
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Experimental electronic music. 26 sine wave synths, each offset by 4 measures in time, and 2 cents of tuning. The final synth is a quartertone away from the first synth.