He composes atonally. From Wordnet, Princeton University.
Composers have been writing atonally — bye-bye, Western harmony — since Schoenberg in 1909. From Wordnik.com. [The New New Thing: Same As It Ever Was] Reference
The same way that he copes with everything – by atonally howling the lyrics at the top of his voice. From Wordnik.com. [Watch The Loney, Dear I Am John Video] Reference
The song blends into something atonally sweet but unattended as I pass another shallow wash coming in from the right. From Wordnik.com. [Between a Rock and a Hard Place] Reference
Sitting in the center of the room, a Tampy sporting a green-purple neckerchief sat humming atonally to himself, his eyes wide open but paying no attention to Roman or Rrin-saa. From Wordnik.com. [Warhorse]
Notice that there aren't any Yoko Ono songs in there – even Yoko Ono knows that a lifetime of solitude on a desert island is bad enough without having to hear a woman atonally shrieking Don't Worry Kyoko (Mummy's Only Looking for a Hand in the Snow) four times a day as well. From Wordnik.com. [Yoko Ono Pointing Lights At The Sky For John Lennon] Reference
At other times it was wild and atonally unhinged, as in. From Wordnik.com. [Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph] Reference
Lacy was as adept in traditional New Orleans polyphony as he was playing atonally and improvising freely. From Wordnik.com. [NPR Topics: News] Reference
She tinkled away so happily, if atonally, on the white baby grand that an elegant guest, also pregnant, in an elaborately embroidered shalwar kameez, called her over and rewarded her with dainty cakes from her laden afternoon tea tray. From Wordnik.com. [Telegraph.co.uk: news business sport the Daily Telegraph newspaper Sunday Telegraph] Reference
"Beyond offering the privilege of watching gorgeously photographed scenes from seven ballets-classically smooth and atonally jarring-by choreographers like Wayne McGregor, Angelin Preljocaj, and Mats Ek, 'La Danse' is an anatomy lesson," writes New York Magazine's. From Wordnik.com. [indieWIRE News] Reference
"Speechless" while Mr. Koh wailed along atonally. From Wordnik.com. [All Stories | The New York Observer] Reference
Two cats sang, loudly, atonally. From Wordnik.com. [Archive 2008-08-01] Reference
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