"I have found a variety of ways of making music (and I continue to look for others) in which sounds are free of a theory as to their relationships. I do not hear music before making it, my purpose being to hear as beautiful something I have not before heard (John Cage, 1985 p 238 ..Electronic and Experimental Music..)" This quote sits atop nonnon's Myspace page, and seems an apt encapsulation of his musical philosophy. nonnon is local musician Dave Madden, who has become one of the most prolific proliferators of experimental music in Utah over the past decade. Madden attended college to study sound engineering and jazz guitar, but switched to composition—this gives his music a level of structure sometimes absent from other noise musicians, thought it is still firmly rooted in the realm of the strange. nonnon has also collaborated and remixed a number of musicians, most notable fellow experimenters Nolens Volens and //.