Re: NY Times Story on Moogfest 2010
#872418 - 03/11/10 09:09 AM
Interesting... in that it contains this:
>To analog devotees that continuous
signal is intrinsically superior to digital music, which reproduces sound with tens of
thousands of samples per second, which means tens of thousands of infinitesimal gaps
between them. Analog sound, said Amos Gaynes, Moog Music’s applications engineer, has
infinite resolution, "down to the granular level at which reality is perceived."
I can imagine the average reader taking this to mean that a music signal produced by
digital means contains gaps, like a film running at 24 frames per second!
I see the NYT hasn't caught up with the recent rehabilitation of prog:
sounds are inseparable from some of the most influential music of the 1970s: new wave,