05th Jul 2019

Daedalus’ Vinyl Solution, or Shadow of the Waxwing Slain

The world is stuck and over and over like a burning spinning and hurt record, and the world is empty... — Janet Frame • Owls Do Cry

I had a little record player that ran on batteries. I would work outside on my terrace, and if I would forget how fast the sun was moving and forget to move, the record would melt, right over the turntable. I used to play Ray Charles all the time and I lost a couple of Ray Charles records, I still have them, they’re just like Dali watches, just dripped over the side of the turntable. — Leonard Cohen • Crawdaddy! March 1975


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