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Wreath Lecture: Braying Crowds & The Accidental Death of Quiet Music

David Bennun, The Quietus, 12 December 2013

2013 was the year when crowds talking loudly at gigs became a universal aggravation, writes David Bennun. He asks why this is the case, and bids a fond farewell to quiet music in the live arena

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