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Before discussing *(LISTEN)*, a note on Max Neuhaus.

Trained as a classically jazz drummer, Neuhaus played immensely technically works for the likes of Xenakis before frustratedly exiting music. Neuhaus then went on to stage works, like *LISTEN*, which sought to subvert conventional "ownership" of sound by experimenting with environmental and networked sound practices.

In 1966 [Max Neuhaus](https://www.are.na/sam-hart/neuhaus-hear-inc) first staged his piece [*LISTEN*](http://www.max-neuhaus.info/soundworks/vectors/walks/LISTEN/), a series of sound walks—the first of which took place near his studio in the Lower East Side.

Most of his walks were promoted by word-of-mouth and enigmatic messaging like this post card.
Max Neuhaus, LISTEN post card 
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Max Neuhaus, LISTEN post card 
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Before discussing *(LISTEN)*, a note on Max Neuhaus. Trained as a classically jazz drummer, Neuhaus played immensely technically works for the likes of Xenakis before frustratedly exiting music. Neuhaus then went on to stage works, like *LISTEN*, which sought to subvert conventional "ownership" of sound by experimenting with environmental and networked sound practices. In 1966 [Max Neuhaus](https://www.are.na/sam-hart/neuhaus-hear-inc) first staged his piece [*LISTEN*](http://www.max-neuhaus.info/soundworks/vectors/walks/LISTEN/), a series of sound walks—the first of which took place near his studio in the Lower East Side. Most of his walks were promoted by word-of-mouth and enigmatic messaging like this post card.
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