Archive for September, 2016

An early West German classical CD with an “outer mirror band”

CDs play from the inside out, the opposite of vinyl records. Thus, with a CD, any “dead space”, where there is no musical content, lies along the outer edge of the disc. Over the years on keithhirsch.com, we’ve discussed aesthetic qualities of many West German pressings, but the focus has been the interesting, colorful label […]