Where Earth meets the sky is a transitional plane of both stark and subtle light play, much like the body of work Japanese photographer Mikio Hasui has produced in the last four decades straddling both the analog and digital realms.
Colour from a spray paint can, stitching detail on a bespoke shirt, sonic impact from a vintage horn speaker array – creative frequencies which resonate with artist, designer and audio engineer Devon Turnbull.
Since its introduction in 1959, the Ortofon SPU (stereo pick up) has remained largely unscathed from the ‘newer is better’ mantra that permeates much of society. Robert Gudmandsen’s 62-year-old design is still considered one of the most influential cartridges in high fidelity.
The Pure Fidelity Horizon extracted information from the groove in a musical, accurate and resolution-oriented manner in line with its purview of spinning an LP at a sustained speed. But, much like sense, while these achievements may come off as simple, there is nothing common about the accomplishments of the Horizon.