Originally Posted by Douglas
"Manic Monday" came on the radio this morning. It is a song I have enjoyed since childhood. Suddenly, today, I heard it with a certain objectivity that is sometimes hard to come by with long-loved things, and I realized how quaint and how simple and how old
I was in an audiophile shop last weekend (the kind that sells vacuum tube amps) and they used manic monday to show the difference between compressed mp3 files, vinyl records, and CDs. naturally all the audio geeks gathered around and bobbed their heads and closed their eyes to the music.
in fairness, you really could hear the difference with the drums, and guitars.
also it gives me a reason for this:Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
i was thinking of maybe "investing" in a new audio set up (as a birthday gift to myself), but kind of got pissed at myself thinking about how much money I'd have to drop on it.