Audio Lab keeps alive the Harvard Square hi-fi tradition, but how long will the sound last?
“Right now it’s easy to lose sight that there is so much good going on.”
“Now here comes Miss Rona and fucks the whole thing up, because places can’t open at capacity.”
“Anyone who thinks the Black Lives Matter movement is not doing a very good job should pay attention to the astonishing movement in public opinion. Sometimes you have to scream real loud or use a bad word.”
Music seems poised to return to the way it was presented for thousands of years before there was a formal music industry: A few elite artists subsidized by their wealthy patrons, while the rest of civilization heard music made by their neighbors at barn dances or at local celebrations.
A look at the longest midday outages shows that outlying neighborhoods are especially hard hit.