Bang & Bach

When I bought my new car, my only two requirements were that it have good merging power and a great stereo system. I want to hear all of the details when listening to Dopplereffekt, Dieselboy, or Dylan Drazen. I ended up going with the Bang & Olufsen system, and it’s exactly what I wanted. One thing I wasn’t prepared for, though, was Bach. I have about 200 Bach recordings out of 4,000 songs in rotation on my iPod, and whenever Bach comes into rotation, I’m captivated. I’ve been driving the car for a bit more than a month now, and the effect is still the same. No other music compares; I have plenty of Mozart and Beethoven, but it just doesn’t sound the same. It’s like switching from a black and white video to full color; the details are so crisp and vivid. I’ve never experienced Bach like this; it’s as if he wrote his music specifically for B&O.

1 thought on “Bang & Bach”

  1. Dubstep to Baroque.
    Nice juxtapose, J. 🙂 Do you think Bach would be a DJ if alive today?

    Just recently, I’ve come across a glitch hop guy named Vespers in B.C. I was looking for youtube tutorials for some software and ended up at his soundcloud site. I’ll definitely check out your list from above now.

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