Greetings from merry olde England!

November 26, 2011

“I try to demystify the art to some extent, dispel the hocus-pocus, while still respecting the boundless human complexity that gives it life.” The tricky thing, he adds, “is not to describe a sound but to describe a human being.”

– Alex Ross on “Listen to This” – the recent collection of essays we’ll be discussing here starting 12/1/11

 

The Guardian found it to be so nice they reviewed it twice!

From their “Books” section:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2010/dec/11/listen-this-alex-ross-review

From their “Observer” section:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2010/nov/28/alex-ross-listen-to-this-review

 

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