From: Patent Tactics, George Brock-Nannestad
----- if I were in the future and had a good signal processing programme, I
would be tempted to remove the acoustic feedback from the horribly howling
reproductions of some amplified guitar music (the Star Spangled Banner by
Jimi Hendrix as an example), in particular if my study of the history of
music went no further than John Stafford Smith and did not get to the
performance practice of the late 20th century.
> ----- 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.
> 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