Definition of soundclash in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsaʊndklaʃ/

Entry from British & World English dictionary


1A head-to-head competition between DJs.
Example sentences
  • The television trails depict a soundclash taking place between the DJs.
  • There's another soundclash on the Sunday, which takes the total number of soundsystems in Wellington for the weekend to six - a remarkable turnout for this underground genre.
  • A great opportunity to catch an adventurous, cutting-edge soundclash in a great space: $5 at the door.
2A piece of popular music that features a mixture or clash of very different styles.
Example sentences
  • It's a heady soundclash of styles, beats, breaks and funky basslines.
  • The lead single is a raw soundclash of electro breaks, punked-up guitar riffs and a French-versed / English-hooked lyric.
  • With their baroque pop melodies muddied by doses of drone and distortion, the duo also succeed in creating a stylish - if unoriginal - soundclash between gorgeous, melodic reverie and strung-out, noise-ridden tension.

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