Revisiting one of our all-time favorite music pieces today from our good friend Randall Roberts. The Lost Art of Deep Listening encapsulates the essence of the In Sheep’s Clothing listening experience.
“Choose an album. Lose the phone. Close your eyes.”
In an age when algorithms reign supreme and music is often relegated to background sound, it’s more important than ever to set aside time to truly listen and appreciate the wonder of recorded sound.
“There was a time when listeners treated the mere existence of recorded sound as a miracle. A wonder, a kind of time travel. Priests warned of early wax cylinders being tools of the devil. Vintage images from the space age show couples seated around their high-fidelity systems as if being warmed by a fireplace.”
We feature new albums from our collection every day at ISC HiFi. Pick a few and follow the instructions below…
“Clear your schedule for the next three hours. Choose three full albums, whether from your collection or your streaming service of choice. Put them in an ordered queue as though you were programming a triple feature… Give up. Let go. Things may be falling apart, but there’s still music.”
72-minutes of Stereolab live in Danbury, Connecticut. In 1994, Stereolab was hitting a creative peak. They’d just released “Mars Audiac Quintet,” their heavy-duty Krautrock-inspired fourth album, and five […]