Global feedback: on life’s surface noise

By | January 25th, 2018|Categories: DAR|Tags: , , |

Somebody was trying to tell me that CDs are better than vinyl because they don’t have any surface noise. I said, ‘Listen, mate, life has surface noise.’ – John Peel

The sharper vinyl die-hard will fall back on the now famous John Peel quote the moment the big black disc’s most infamous flaw is dragged under the spotlight. Peel’s reasoning no doubt was that art is a little like life (and vice versa). Records have surface noise. So too does everyday life.… Read the full article