> -----Original Message-----
> From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List [SMTP:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Aaron Luis Levinson
> Sent: Thursday, July 17, 2003 1:30 PM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] SV: [ARSCLIST] Long-term/preservation audio
> Sorry Steven- my brain was not working too well that day and many others
> for that matter. It seemed so odd at first glance I was dumb-founded but
> of course I see what you meant now quite clearly. Pay me no mind.
> On Thursday, July 17, 2003, at 12:50 PM, [log in to unmask] wrote:
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Aaron Luis Levinson" <[log in to unmask]>
> >> You "undistort" signals on a regular basis with your harmonica amp?
> >> Can you explain that little trick to the unitiated, of which I am a
> >> member.
> >>> Or are you assuming that restoration might also accidentally include
> >>> the
> >>> "un-distortion" of intentionally distorted signals (which I do all
> >>> the
> >>> time with mu harmonica amp!) on the assumption that was also not part
> >>> of
> >>> the original signal?
> >>> Steven C. Barr
> > No...if you read closely (my poor wording/punctuation), I'm saying
> > that I
> > intentionally distort signals coming from my microphone...so that
> > someone
> > trying to "restore" tapes on which I played back in 2003 wouldn't know
> > if
> > the distortion was due to the recording process or in the signal as
> > picked
> > up and recorded (the latter is correct) and thus wouldn't know whether
> > or
> > not to correct the distortion!
> > Steven C. Barr