Posts Tagged 'Listening'

Classic Album Sundays in the Journal of Sonic Studies

“Although fascinating in its own right as a case study of one form of contemporary listening practice, what is particularly notable about the CAS phenomenon is the high level of interest the BBC coverage of the club prompted…”

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Listening in a Crowd

I am reading a great book by Alex Ross entitled “The Rest is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century” and came across a passage that applies to what we are doing at Classic Album Sundays. Ross explains how listening to

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Neil Young’s Thoughts on Compact Discs

“‘Everything recorded between 1981 and say, 2010 will be known as the dark ages of recorded sound,’ said Young, who had many reasons for disliking the CD.

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Classic Album Sundays Sets the Record

Have we sacrificed sound quality with digital formats and is that why vinyl is having such a renaissance? Do some albums deserve to be heard beginning to end? Are most of our listening experiences confined to isolated instances such as listening on headphones to our iPods?

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Classic Album Sundays: The Debate

Did I have any idea that our small monthly gathering of album appreciators would end up in the international press?

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