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  • a  characterized by avoidance of traditional western tonality

  • Says he: "Atonal music was excellent in theory, but there were no atonal instruments to play it.
  • Overall: McCain was McCain evocative, intense, and at times emotional, but also vague, elliptical, and atonal.
  • The vocals are often mumbled and atonal.
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  • One Direction brings the noise and sloth to Maverik Center
    West Valley City • Thursday night at the Maverik Center, the cacophony was enveloping, with a wall of sound ricocheting around my brain that heightened, and then numbed, the senses. Loud as the Old Testament God, the sounds were unlike those I have ever encountered, and it is likely that I will hear the ringing from the atonal symphony of sound for as long as I live. Oh, was there music to be ...
    July 26, 2013 - The Salt Lake Tribune
  • One Direction brings the noise, sloth to Maverik Center
    West Valley City • Thursday night at the Maverik Center, the cacophony was enveloping, with a wall of sound ricocheting around my brain that heightened, and then numbed, the senses. Loud as the Old Testament God, the sounds were unlike those I have ever encountered, and it is likely that I will hear the ringing from the atonal symphony of sound for as long as I live. Oh, was there music to be ...
    July 26, 2013 - The Salt Lake Tribune

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