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.
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.
The Best Jesus Movies on Netflix to Watch Over Easter
Because there are more movies about Jesus on Netflix than the Easter Bunny.
What Will the Outdoors Sound Like in the Future?
We spoke to the lead tech at the National Park Service Natural Sounds and Night Skies Division about dwindling quiet spaces.
I Locked Myself in a Soundproof Room and Almost Lost My Mind
In the end, the silence was a little too loud for me.
Khalid Joins Marshmello for "Silence," a Song That Doesn't Suck
"Silence" is an unlikely collaboration that works because Khalid is on it. It's cheating, basically.
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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.
The sound of silence
Cassini Just Dove Into ‘The Big Empty’ Between Saturn and Its Rings
The first foray between Saturn and its rings reveals this zone is… bizarrely quiet.
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.
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.
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Marina Abramovic Turns 70 | Insta of the Week
She celebrated seven decades of pain and performance with an appropriately strange party at the Guggenheim.
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The Trailer for Scorsese's 'Silence' Looks Like Beautiful Oscar-Bait
The movie follows two Jesuit missionaries who take a dangerous journey through 17th-century Japan to spread the word of God and search for their mentor.