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I had no idea that was how vinyl records were made...:shock:

It seems so crude...and yet some people believe they capture more of the actual sound than modern digital recordings...

As a kid, we used to see films like that in school - about how various things are made, ie: cars, soft-drink bottles, the empire state building, etc...and with that same strident voice narrating ...

of course the soundtrack is much better on this clip...

Thanks for the nostalgia...:D
 

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SaxxMan said:
I had no idea that was how vinyl records were made...:shock:

It seems so crude...and yet some people believe they capture more of the actual sound than modern digital recordings...
Actually, at that time, I believe records were made from shellac.

Vinyl was used when the lp (long playing) record came out in the early fifties.

The transition to using tape started around 1948.

I would never want to go back to phonographs Ugh!
The people that argue for vinyl analog recordings are the same type of folks that believe that lacquer/ no lacquer makes a difference in sax tone.

Cool clip tho! Thanks!
 

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Simon Weiner said:
What's a LP? and whats a Record? and whats a Phonograph?:D :twisted:
...and (more so in the past couple of years) what's a cassette?

soon to be--what's a ceedee?:D;)
 

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...I would never want to go back to phonographs Ugh!
The people that argue for vinyl analog recordings are the same type of folks that believe that lacquer/ no lacquer makes a difference in sax tone.

Cool clip tho! Thanks!
Thanks for the heads-up...I probably just assumed it was vinyl...:D

I'm with you on the analog vs. digital argument...

I personally can't hear much of a difference...
except of course all those scratches, pops, and crackles...;)


...and how 'bout those old 8-tracks...
 

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...and how 'bout those old 8-tracks...
Y'know eight tracks were pretty amazing. They came from radio 'carts'--tapes that held one minute worth of tape to play commercials easily.

They used 1/4 inch tape just like the 'big boy's' open reel decks.
Open reel analog actually sounds really good if it's set up correctly and runs at 15-30ips instead of the 31/4 ips that the carts/analog tape ran at.

...but I digress (once again).
 
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