He talked about multiple track recordings and the desire for flawless sound, which was followed by the realization that humans like imperfection and resonance, the charm of the weird amp or the odd chamber. I was reminded of a a hollywood producer I once heard spin a theory that perfect beauty would get you nowhere in tinseltown; what you needed was a slight asymmetry, some imperfection. David On Apr 2, 2014, at 3:08 PM, Paul Stone wrote: > Well...? > > On Apr 2, 2014 6:02 PM, "David Ritchie" <profdritchie@xxxxxxxxx> wrote: > Stuck for something to read while waiting for a daughter, in Urban Outfitters > I picked up David Byrne's book on music. He has much to say on this subject.