Silence

Meditation

I'm Addicted to Silent Meditation and I've Never Felt Better

Vipassana retreats offer ten days of meditation with no talking, reading, cell phones, or jerking off. I recently went on my fifth.
Conor Creighton
7.30.18
Premieres

I Feel at Home in the Isolation of Wrekmeister Harmonies' New Album

The experimental doom/drone duo's new LP was created in isolation, and makes me homesick for the once-familiar sound of silence.
Kim Kelly
4.13.18
regret

Life Lessons Learned from the DJ Who Didn’t Realise His Set Was Totally Silent

Halfway through his festival set KSHMR went silent for everybody except him.
THUMP UK
3.5.18
Silence

I Locked Myself in a Soundproof Room to See How Long I Would Last in Absolute Silence

In the end, the silence was a little too loud for me.
Katrine Krøjby
9.29.17
Welcome To The Club (For Lonely Hearts)

Feeling, Florist and Finding Space to Be Quiet

When city life grates on me like a million Jimmy Carrs laughing in unison, Florist's albums have become a third home.
Emma Garland
8.2.17
Essays

On Brian Eno and the End of De-Civilization

Eno's new album 'Reflection' is arrhythmic and unpredictable. In the Age of Trump, it's also a clarion call for meditation.
Keagon Voyce
2.21.17
Noisey News

Report: Nobody Wants to Play at Trump’s Inauguration

Sources told The Wrap that they’re “willing to pay anything,” but musicians are still not forthcoming.
Alex Robert Ross
12.12.16
Art

Marina Abramovic Turns 70 | Insta of the Week

She celebrated seven decades of pain and performance with an appropriately strange party at the Guggenheim.
Beckett Mufson
12.9.16
Op-Eds

The Unbearable Silence of Harry Styles

Over the past few years, pop's number one marketing tool has been one that says nothing at all.
Daisy Jones
11.2.16
Music

Talk During This Art Opening, and You'll Get Thrown Out

A silent exhibition of musical scores encourages viewers to imagine sounds.
Alyssa Buffenstein
6.30.16
Stuff

How Not to Be a Dick on the Tube

It seems like a good time for a refresher course in London Underground etiquette, given that everyone keeps masturbating and doing cocaine on it.
Joel Golby
7.16.15
Travel

Ten Days of Silent Meditation Will Make You Trip Balls and Lust After Puppies

A Vipassana is a silent prison that you enter of your own free will. You can't talk, read, use your phone, or masturbate, until you've finished ten days of meditating for ten hours each day.
Conor Creighton
6.2.15
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