John Hancock Center, Chicago, IL
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, 1968
photo by Ezra Stoller
now, that’s a framework.
“The quality of the analog sound made you feel as if music was being blown through your body. It was propelled through your pores, and tickled the brain, reverberating in the bones, becoming an ear worm before leaving and passing on, each moment like that, one following the next. There was a physical feeling of the music that no modern digitized system has ever come close to replicating.” Nan Waldman, on the Dead’s Wall of Sound, pictured above