T Bone Burnett Debuts New Audio Format #Music #MusicMonday
Claiming to be “the Pinnacle Of Recorded Sound” this new format will be one of a kind. More of an archivist item, it probably won’t be replacing your cassette tapes. Via Stereogum:
“An Ionic Original is the pinnacle of recorded sound,” Burnett said in a statement. “It is archival quality. It is future proof. It is one of one. Not only is an Ionic Original the equivalent of a painting, it is a painting. It is lacquer painted onto an aluminum disc, with a spiral etched into it by music. This painting, however, has the additional quality of containing that music, which can be heard by putting a stylus into the spiral and spinning it.”
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