Strangers Jamming At The Guitar Center: The Song

04.15.15 3 years ago

When you visit a music store, chances are you”ll hear at least one person trying out the gear. What”s usually an annoyance, or white noise, however, has now become the basis for an entire album.

Experimental New York musician Noah Wall trolled the Manhattan Guitar Center, collecting recordings of strangers testing out guitars, which he eventually compiled into the album Live at Guitar Center as The FADER points out. “This place is mostly loners,” Wall said of the experience on his website. “Trying out a guitar or amp or whatever, they probably didn”t come here to jam with others. But the din has an ensemble effect and the unintentional group is abiding some unspoken rules…

Read the complete article at Radio.com.

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