Slices a vinyl sausage for cutting records

As a celebration of music and art, stockholm-based graphic designer and musician david rinman has formed ‘cutting records’, a sculpture which traverses the boundaries between media and formats. the sausage-like sculpture resembles a giant salami, tied at the end and encased in a red-hued shell. instead of finding sliced meat on one end, rinman has instead used vinyl disks — 4 which have been already ‘sliced’ off, and one which is being stripped away from the main form with a knife. ‘cutting records’ takes a playful twist on the expression, which comes from the process of engraving grooves on the record’s surface and also is used by DJs when referring to the mixing and scratching of sounds.

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你真的瞭解環繞聲中的“.1”麼?

在追求聲音真實還原的影音系統中,環繞聲相對立體聲系統來說,擁有更出色的音效立體感和真實體驗,越來越多朋友開始關注環繞聲技術以及產品。但是不少新入門的朋友在選擇環繞聲音箱系統時,常常會接觸到“5.1”、“7.1”,甚至“9.1”、“11.1”等術語的介紹,許多朋友可能只知道這些數字是代表環繞聲的數量,但其中的“.1”又代表什麼呢?

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The Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields live in Hong Kong

Last weekend (1st and 2nd November) saw the visit of the Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields (ASMF) to Hong Kong,. The ensemble was led by the famous American virtuoso pianist and conductor Murray Perahia and made its appearance at the Concert Hall of Hong Kong Cultural Centre. The first night's programme featured a string symphony by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartoldy, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 21 and Franz Josef Haydn's Symphony No. 94 "Surprise".

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