When Bob Dylan first plugged his guitar into an amplifier for a live performance back in the sixties, he was booed by sections of the audience. Anti-electric folk music purists were outraged at this “selling out” of his artistic integrity and acoustic soul.

The glass-half-full contingent were just happy that they could hear Bob better from the back seats. They realised, as Bob did, that technology doesn’t have to rob artistry of any of its … well, artistry...

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