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The Shape of Things To Come

A Timeline of Future Events [more inside]
posted by Chrysostom on Aug 9, 2012 - 32 comments

Is "immortal glory" still possible?

Who's Going to Live Forever?
posted by crossoverman on Feb 4, 2011 - 47 comments

Ghostwave at the 74 Sessions

A future history of the CD revival. In response to a piece on cassette culture (previously), music writer Tom Ewing reports from the 2020s' revival of interest in the compact disc format, and the interplays between hazy memories of growing up in the '00s, reaction against networked "social playlists", and a fetishisation of both the "glossy, uneasy sheen" of the CD sound and the constraints in working with physical artefacts.
posted by acb on Mar 5, 2010 - 56 comments

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