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The 9 Most Annoying Sounds and Why They Bother Us

9. Persistent music late at night One of the most widespread complaints received by the Noise Abatement Society concerns loud music being played by neighbours at night. For the partygoers the music is pleasurable, while for the complainants it is unbearable. Context and control determine how people emotionally interpret the soundscape; a ‘noise’ can be thought of as a sound that ...

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