This is Chet Atkins’ 14th album, from 1960. Notable for several reasons: Entirely solo Recorded alone in his $8,000 home studio in Nashville No country! It’s an RCA “new orthophonic” high fidelity recording As an aside, Atkins began playing at high school in Hamilton, Georgia, USA. I’m writing this in Hamilton, New Zealand.
Audiophile components need better product names …. What’s in a name? It’s complex – associations, value, reputation, explanation. Very often the first piece of information we have about a person is their name. It’s often the first thing you learn about someone and we form judgments about people very rapidly. And those judgments accumulate, so […]
Music may improve the flavour of cheese! Actually, I’ve heard far too much cheesy music. It’s the sonochemistry of Emmental. https://allthatsinteresting.com/led-zeppelin-cheese?utm_campaign=fbpdtol&utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&fbclid=IwAR3uQjkcqHHJLHCYGViB_Ykf2K6frfVZ3aTse1rv2T1qVKCvF7QIRUVG3iw
Looks at the financial reality of great music as art. In this case, Karine Polwart. https://www.commonspace.scot/articles/13463/robin-mcalpine-karine-polwarts-finances-make-me-wonder-what-hell-we-really-value?fbclid=IwAR1R_1ETOajnHUR6faZ53fgf9feZsG6L-4N6rbhLBKb8hYjvcrCn4B0SqoY
The perfection of imperfection … https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lo-fi_music I add Gomez to the list, for their ‘relaxed’ style of indie music. Some DIY music sounds great on a goodhi-fi system.