This Just In: Noise Jars

Gonna switch it up this week and tell you about a noise box instead of a record. Well, it’s actually a noise JAR. “But glass breaks easily” you say. Yes, it can, but it also lets light through. “Why would it matter if you let light into a noise box (jar)?” you ask. Because this noise jar is freakin’ photosensitive! Yes – our buddy Sean Ashworth, who’s been building all sorts of circuit bent/noisy/squelchy/synthy things for years, just created a rad noise jar that squeals, clicks, bleeps, blips and pretty much sings in response to light (or lack thereof). With the included onboard speaker it can be used as a standalone piece, or you can plug it into pedals/amps/mixers/whatever via its 1/8″ output. They’re super fun and easy to use, and definitely not just for musicians/noise makers. With a beautiful color display and an array of sound responses, this thing is probably the coolest thing to ever grace the insides of a mason jar. Check out some demo videos and images below, and this week’s in-stock list below that. -MLE

Noise Jar trio demo video
Noise Jar squeal demo video
Noise Jar drone duo demo video

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Noise discs – new releases, reissues and restocks…

2 Live Crew – Greatest Hits Vol. 2 2LP
A Tribe Called Quest – Anthology 2LP
Alexandre Desplat – Harry Potter & The Deathly Hollows Part. 1 2LP
Alt-J – An Awesome Wave LP
Amy Winehouse – Back To Black LP
Beatles – Abbey Road LP, Let It Be LP, Please Please Me LP, Revolver (Mono) LP, Rubber Soul LP
Belle & Sebastian – If You’re Feeling Sinister LP
Black Sabbath – Master Of Reality LP
Bob Marley & The Wailers – Babylon By Bus 2LP*, Burnin LP*, Confrontation LP*, Exodus LP*, Kaya LP*, Live! LP*, Natty Dread LP*, Rasaman Vibration LP*, Survival LP*, Uprising LP*
Chet Faker – Thinking In Textures EP 12”
Chvrches – Every Open Eye LP*
Courtney Barnett – Sometimes I Sit And Think… LP
Cream – Disraeli Gears LP, Wheels Of Fire 2LP
D’Angelo & The Vanguard – Black Messiah 2LP
D’Angelo – Voodoo 2LP
David Bowie – Reality LP*
De La Soul – 3 Ft. High And Rising 2LP
Depeche Mode – Some Great Reward LP
Disclosure – Caracal CD* (LP bumped to 10/16) , Settle 2LP
Don Henley – Cass County 2LP*
Erykah Badu – Baduizm LP
Fetty Wap – S/T CD*
Foo Fighters – Greatest Hits 2LP
Fucked Up – Couple Tracks: Singles 2002-2009 2LP
Funkadelic – Maggot Brain LP, S/T LP
Gil Scott-Heron & Jamie xx – We’re New Here LP
Girl Band – Holding Hands With Jamie LP*
Iceage – Plowing Into The Field Of Love 2LP
Iron Maiden – The Book Of Souls 3LP
Jack White – Lazaretto LP
Jamie xx – In Colour LP
Jimi Hendrix – Electric Ladyland 2LP, Miami Pop Festival 2LP
John Coltrane – A Love Supreme LP
Julia Holter – Have You In My Wilderness LP*
Kendrick Lamar – Good Kid 2LP
Kid Cudi – Man On The Moon: The End Of Day 2LP
Kurt Vile – b’lieve i’m goin (deep) down Deluxe 3LP*, 2LP*, CD*, Wakin On A Pretty Daze 2LP
Lana Del Rey – Born To Die LP
Lauryn Hill – The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill 2LP
Leon Bridges – Coming Home LP
Magma – 1001 Centigrades LP*
Marvin Gaye – What’s Goin’ On LP
Micachu & The Shapes – Good Sad Happy Bad LP
Nosaj Thing – Fated LP, Home LP
New Order – Music Complete 2LP*
Ozzy Osbourne – Blizzard Of Ozz LP, Diary Of A Madman LP
Pantera – Far Beyond Driven 2LP
Pavement – Brighten The Corners LP, Quarantine The Past 2LP
Peaches – Rub LP*
Pink Floyd – The Wall 2LP, Wish You Were Here LP
Pixies – Best Of: Wave Of Mutilation 2LP, Doolittle LP
PJ Harvey – To Bring You My Love LP
Portishead – Third LP
Queen – A Day At The Races LP, II LP, Night At The Opera LP, S/T LP, The Game LP
Radiohead – In Rainbows LP, OK Computer 2LP
Ramones – Road To Ruin LP
Ratatat – Classics LP, S/TLP
Ray Charles – Genius Sings The Blues LP
Shlohmo – Dark Red 2LP
Sigur Ros – Hvarf-Heim 2LP
Silversun Pickups – Better Nature 2LP*
Sun Ra – Fate In A Pleasant Mood LP
Talking Heads – More Songs About Buildings & Food LP, Speaking In Tongues LP
Tame Impala – Currents 2LP
Tobias Jesso Jr. – True Love 7”*
The Cure – Disintegration 2LP
The Dead Weather – Dodge & Burn LP*, CD*
The Dramatics – Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get LP*
The Fresh & Onlys – Early Years Anthology LP*
The Smiths – The Queen Is Dead LP
Van Morrison – Astral Weeks LP, Moondance LP
xx – S/T LP
Yo La Tengo – I Can Hear The Heart Beating… 2LP

*Indicates new release or new reissue