Azusa Plane // Jason DiEmilio // Underground Musical Tragedy


The Azusa Plane was the psychedelic music recording and performance project of Jason DiEmilio (1970 – 2006) of Clifton Heights, Pennsylvania


When Everyday Sound Becomes Torture:  most hellish thing about hyperacusis is that it renders the slightest mundane sound so unbearably loud that suicide seems like the only relief

Article @ buzzfeed:

On November 1, 2006, DiEmilio’s suicide was reported by Pitchfork Media. Many other music web sites noted his death. He had suffered from tinnitus and hyperacusis (extreme sensitivity to sound) for several years, as well as from depression. He was living and working in New York City at the time. His story was told in more detail in a piece entitled “Noise Kills: When Everyday Sound Becomes Torture,” published in BuzzFeed



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