This was part of Ortofon’s celebration of the Company’s recent 100th Anniversary. From Analog Planet: “Danish engineers, Axel Petersen (1887-1971) and Arnold Poulsen (1889-1952) founded the the Electrical Phono Film Company on October 9th, 1918 to develop synchronized sound systems for motion pictures. In 1948 Ortofon developed the first moving coil cartridge, though the late […]
Steve Guttenberg says that audiophiles hear differently. Today, my wife and I talked about listening to music. Evidently, we listen, and hear, differently. I’ve installed a new turntable, DAC, phono preamp, and interconnects. The sound for me is strikingly more detailed, dynamic, vivid, and engaging. She says she doesn’t hear any change. https://www.cnet.com/news/can-you-stop-being-an-audiophile/
Mindful listening – what, why, and how …. I like Herb’s distinction of art from entertainment. https://www.audiostream.com/content/herb-reichert-%E2%80%93-learning-listen
There is a lot of knowledge about Pythagoras the mathematician and musician. https://www.unyp.cz/news/music-and-mathematics-pythagorean-perspective https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pythagorean_tuning http://www.historyofmusictheory.com/?page_id=20
This two-disc live (1979) lost and found album was rescued from a box of junk records for the princely sum of $NZ2. It apparently not worth much more than NZ$5, but musically it’s a gem. In superb condition. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Legends_of_the_Lost_and_Found
This 1979 album is an orchestral interpretation of Aesop’s Fable by Ed Welch, featuring the London Symphony Orchestra and several famed rock musicians. It’s near mint condition, cost me NZ$1, and Discogs value it at NZ$75-90.
He who dares: Manne pushed boundaries to realise the full potential of the drumkit. https://www.moderndrummer.com/article/october-1981-shelly-manne/