Every home makes music. Sometimes it’s the quiet monastic chant heard in the tranquility of monochromatic interiors or it’s the ebullient tempo of a colourful Bohemian home. Other times that connection to music is visual as seen in musical instruments hanging from a wall, a vintage record player on a credenza, or even lyrics framed as wall art.
And yet still, we can synchronize that natural rhythm and visual harmony with an orchestrated euphony in the spaces that surround us. Shuffling a playlist, spinning wax, playing or composing music with instruments are just a few of the ways that we do so.
This is house music.
I took a look at some of the ways in which music has tuned itself into our homes and struck a chord with our auditory and visual senses.
What is the soundtrack of your home?