A hundred years after DaDaists protested against WW1, their art expressing opinions of disgust towards the activities of the rest of the continent, the protest continues with grey areas that ‘matter’ getting darker…..:
Resounding with nostalgic clarity- the audable timing and the mechanism can be followed from the hand turning the ignition
through each piston, gasket, and spark to ‘ticking over’ in idle and running out of fuel. Listening for the ‘right sound’ of an engine and the fine adjustments to ‘timing’ was the ‘zen’ of the mechanic I learned with my father.
(based on field recording of preWW2 Austin 7 ‘swallow’)