Tales of the road, the venues, the roadies, the groupies, ….. and the pies.
Perfection is not a worthy aim in music. Brian Eno has been talking about this mechanisation of art.
Here’s an article including a comparison between vinyl and digital. I personally have a large collection of vinyl, much of it dating to the early 1970s. Some of it sounds wonderful, and some is clicky and poppy. That does spoil the experience of music reproduction. I sometimes feel like playing records, and other times it […]
Some thoughts from Perreaux on the moods of music.
Another profile and interview from Stereophile – jazz bassist John Hébert.
Audition equipment and carefully match components to get into the happy zone – then choose frugally.
The sound of music affects the way we experience it. Yet very few musicians, even those who love and collect fine instuments, are audiophiles intent on deriving best pleasure from listening to music.
This piece asks why intelligent people deny audio differences. Who hears difference among equipment, and who doesn’t?
Henry Rollins is never short of outspoken, and he wants us to do the right thing for musicians.
With recent news of a blu-spec CD, this piece looks back at the dance of the formats.