Phonotonal

Years of Noise

Our humble footer talks about our decades of writing. When it was first added in 2022 it read “21 years of noise”, but now we show a number of different quotes about writing, music, and subculture.

Here’s a bit of background on some of the quotes you might find.

Philosophical Drivel

Referring to writing for NME, Chrissie Hynde described her work as ‘half-baked philosophical drivel and nonsensical tirades’. This and more can be found in her memoir: ‘Reckless’ by Chrissie Hynde.

Acts of Faith in the Future

Ann Curry, NBC correspondent, said that: ‘Journalism is an act of faith in the future.’

Discordancy

John Lydon once said ‘I love discordancy. It makes people ill at ease and wakes up a part of their brain that’s normally asleep.’