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I absolutely LOVE this Brian Eno quote a friend posted on FB

@considermycatjohn The RIAA curve, surface noise, and occasional pops and scratches of #vinyl :blobhearteyesa:

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So true.
(Amiga floppy drive sounds in the background)

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So, what is the sign of books (paper) being pushed to their limit, that people enjoy the most?
Paper cuts?

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“Whatever you now find weird, ugly, uncomfortable
and nasty about a new medium will surely become
its signature. CD distortion, the jitteriness of digital
video, the crap sound of 8-bit - all of these will be
cherished and emulated as soon as they can be
avoided. It's the sound of failure: so much modern
art is the sound of things going out of control, of a
medium pushing to its limits and breaking apart.
The distorted guitar sound is the sound of
something too loud for the medium supposed to
carry it. The blues singer with the cracked voice is
the sound of an emotional cry too powerful for the
throat that releases it. The excitement of grainy
film, of bleached-out black and white, is the
excitement of witnessing events too momentous
for the medium assigned to record them.” - Brian
Eno

@considermycatjohn unsure what is meant by cd distortion & jitteriness of digital video, but great quote

@considermycatjohn Dylan Horrocks once pointed out something similar with drawing: when you start out, you get frustrated with all the ways that your lines on the page fail to match what you had in your head. But as you grow in experience, these mismatches become the seeds for your personal style, and give your work its unique quality.

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