[lit-ideas] Re: To whom it may concern

  • From: David Ritchie <profdritchie@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 2 Apr 2014 15:21:10 -0700

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 

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.

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