What Goes Around Comes Around

AARP Magazine for Jan/Feb 2010 has an article on the current revival of interest in vinyl (long playing) records (How Records Got Their Groove Back, by Bill Newcott). (more…)

Published in: on 23 December 2009 at 06:11  Leave a Comment  
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The CD, the LP and the human being

LP : 45 single : CD : cylinder

LP : 45 single : CD : cylinder

Some things are human-sized and some things are scaled and shaped appropriately for the task that they perform: others are not.

An example of something that is human-sized is the analog long-playing record (LP) which, like the 78 rpm record that it replaced, has a diameter of 12 inches. Now the CD is a wonderful medium: (more…)

Published in: on 7 June 2009 at 15:57  Comments (1)  
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