on the radio yesterday i heard someone quote debussy:
At a time like ours, in which mechanical skill has attained unsuspected perfection, the most famous works may be heard as easily as one may drink a glass of beer… Should we not fear this domestication of sound, this magic that anyone can bring from a disc at his will. Will it not bring to waste the mysterious force of an art which one might have thought indestructible.
Written under the subtitle: ON REMOVING THE MYSTIQUE OF MUSIC
most days i so agree with claude’s pov, but ah well… my new favorite album only uses synth drums… que sera sera: