True, but they don't quite sound the same. I went into a Guitar Center to
buy some Stanton headshells and contact cleaner and saw those
CD-scratching-faux-turntables a while back. Their response to input seems
slow and the sound isn't as raw. But the main reason they exist is to make
available to DJs material that isn't available on LP.
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From: "steven c" <[log in to unmask]>
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Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] The Future of RECORD Collecting - an interesting
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> From: "phillip holmes" <[log in to unmask]>
>> I got a copy of Scratch for Christmas. These DJs are like popular
>> musicologists. They have encyclopedic knowledge of funk, kitsch, etc..
>> Very entertaining book. They are "like" jazz musicians in a way. Maybe
>> they could be considered percussionists.
> However, it is worth noting that there now exists software that allows
> one to "scratch" a CD as though it were an analog disc!
> Steven C. Barr
> (who has a number of 78's that are "pre-scratched!...)