Does Anyone Have a Working Flux Capacitor?

Image: Wikipedia

I may have one foot in the past. After confessing my true feelings for typewriters recently, I was excited to find out that for the first time since 1924, someone was going to record on wax cylinder and release on wax cylinder. I love the crackle and pop of my record player, it really is the only way to listen to Christmas music, and while I don’t think I’ll be running out and looking for a machine to play this “new” piece on, it certainly is intriguing. In these digitized times it seems almost blasphemous to produce something without any “digital steps” but that is what Thomas Negovan and Shawn Borri have done. There’s a beautiful irony in raising money on a website to fund something so un-technological.

What do you think: foolish or poetic?

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