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As usual, Randall Munroe is right. The idea also applies to music. Just because you don’t get Derek Bailey doesn’t mean you should mock his music and listening to Coltrane doesn’t mean you can be a dismissive jerk to fans of Taylor Swift.
This year I resolve to mind my manners and not mock the Super Bowl. Not even the halftime show.
As with previous vacuum tubes, this newly-developed Nutube is structured with an anode, grid, and filament, and operates as a complete triode tube, generating the same rich harmonics that are distinctive of conventional vacuum tubes. By applying technology from Noritake Co., Limited’s vacuum fluorescent displays, the structure of the vacuum tube has been modified, dramatically reducing its size and allowing it to consume less power.
It’s a new sub-miniature vacuum tube that’s pcb mountable and has a life of over 30,000 hours. I see a whole new wave of hybrid amps and analog synths in our future. Now if only they can be used to build a road worthy Hammond Novachord….
Tourism is sin, and travel on foot virtue.
If someone is checking out a guitar, don’t sit next to them and play louder and faster. Find your own space and let them have theirs. If you must go nuts, wait until they’re gone. Take a deep breath. Feel that nagging sense of entitlement and one-upmanship slip away. Good. There you go.
If people would just observe this one rule my days at Guitars, Etc. would be a whole lot quieter….