Sorry, I don't have any specifics. The secret was revealed by a
Columbia executive at a public radio music programmers' conference in
At 2/12/2006 08:40 PM, phillip holmes wrote:
>I've never heard of this before. Wow. Do you know of any specific pressings?
>----- Original Message ----- From: "John Ross" >
>>During that period, US Columbia discovered that they could
>>substitute cellophane (or some other clear film) for vinyl. They
>>were buying huge rolls of the stuff, without ever explaining to the
>>supplier what it was being used for. I don' think it was the same
>>stuff they used for shrink-wrap, but some other type of
>>They claimed it made no difference to the sound of the disks.