Milner BlackTourmaline

soulful ambivalence and the world’s most expensive turntable

RECENTLY, I was made aware of Greg Mil­ner’s book Per­fecting Sound For­ever, which is sub­ti­tled “An Aural His­tory of Recorded Music.” When I re­served it at the li­brary, I wasn’t ex­pecting it to in­spire an ar­ticle about soulful am­biva­lence and a turntable—even a very im­pres­sive, very ex­pen­sive turntable.

Of course, I re­ally didn’t know what I was in for, but that’s one of the joys of reading! [Continue reading]