Luise Wolf

schreibt in und aus Kunst, Kultur und Wissenschaften
Journalistin, Autorin, Forscherin

Januar 2018

The Haxan Cloaks’ Drone Music evokes an intense physical experience of sonic materiality which goes beyond the vibration through a bass line. The body resonates differentiating in-depth. Listeners speak of cathartic feelings through that music, a voluntary self-abandonment, and sense new ways of expression. But others experience a horrifying absorption, a loss of sense(s) within the dominance of sound. This thesis explores the artwork-inherent and bodily-subjective conditions – the perception modes, aesthetic proportions, musical parameters,