Cacophonous

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Cacophonous Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    cacophonous adj : having an unpleasant sound; "as cacophonous as a henyard"- John McCarten [syn: cacophonic] [ant: euphonious]
Cacophonous Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Cacophonic \Cac`o*phon"ic\, Cacophonical \Cac`o*phon"ic*al\, Cacophonous \Ca*coph"o*nous\, Cacophonious \Cac`o*pho"ni*ous\, a. Harsh-sounding.
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Cacophonous Records is an independent British record label, specializing in metal, black metal, death metal, and gothic metal. Started in 1993, the label grew to fame with early releases by Dimmu Borgir, Cradle of Filth, and Bal-Sagoth. Some controversy arose when Cacophonous signed the unblack metal band Antestor.

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  • Times Square's Guitar Center Is an Ear-Splitting Hellhole
    On a normal day in any old suburban Guitar Center , you're likely to hear the cacophonous clanging of a dozen different beginner renditions of "Sweet Child o' Mine," but transpose that experience to the middle of New York City at the music chain's new flagship store in Times Square and it's bound to be something, uh, special... Read more on this news related to 'Cacophonous'
  • Every vinyl record sounds different, and that's their charm.
    For an example of this, check out artist Rutherford Chang's 2013 New York City exhibition "We Buy White Albums." Chang collected hundreds of copies of The Beatles (better known as the "White Album") and placed them on display. The messy cacophonous sound Chang creates could never be made with digital music. Sales of vinyl records shot up 32 Read more on this news related to 'Cacophonous'
  • See (and hear) Spotify's dizzying map of same-time listening
    What does a worldwide digital music festival of strangers look and sound like? According to an artist at Spotify, it's a cacophonous map that swirls like it's drunk. It's fascinating, too. Read more on this news related to 'Cacophonous'

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