There are a few tracks in this two hour playlist that are performances of John Cage’s famous “silent” piece “4’33,” which is intended in part to draw attention to the random ambient sounds that occur in a quiet room. For the most part, this is a collection of pure silence, mixed up with the gentle hum of room noise or tape hiss. You can put this on and quickly forget that you ever hit play.
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