On Relearning the Listening Thing

the art of listening...

I have finally returned to my spinning roots of vinyl. For the past 13 years or so I’ve selected, sheltered and moved 4 boxes of what was once a 3000+ LP collection and kept the chosen few in humidity and temperature controlled storage along with other audio gear and material (including 1/4″ tape, digital audio and video tape, CD/DVD masters) in the oh so hostile-to-equipment Hawaii climate that over too little time literally destroys everything from aluminum/tin roofs to any plastic and paint finishes and metal on cars, to window frames and doors in houses to anything with organic traces or PCB electronics and beyond. Only PVC seems to survive untouched by erosion and decay, though can mold easily into bright or black colors.

Still, everything is temporary anyway (one of Edie Brickell’s very best lines from a New Bohemian’s debut) so it was time to get on with it…

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Acoustic music, sounding natural because it is played and recorded that way. No gizmos, no compression, rarely any overdubs even with large bands in the studio. No Edits. Just Microphones. Focused on nature, photos, poetry, video, the nature of art, the art of nature, the art of listening...more at www.davidelias.com . New Gig offering optimized holistic sound systems with only 2 driving incentives: - Make it easy to setup and move around if needed, removing wires and congestion everywhere - Offer audiophile studio reference quality sound on ALL media formats including DSD & MQA in a single integrated setup. . Come visit https://holisticaudiosystems.com and read more on https://art-of-listening.com

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