On 07/04/07, Tom Fine wrote:
> For me personally, the 2T mid-50's tapes are always worth getting at
> garage sales as long as the tapes aren't moldy or obviously
> warped/curled and the price is cheap. But the real prize for me is
> quad reels from the 70's. That's where you hear what producers
> intended for quad since they are true discrete 4-channels and not some
> unworkable matrix like the records. Some producers had very
> interesting ideas, some liked flying sounds around your head -- same
> as the short-lived multi-channel SACD remixes.
The Pentatone label has been specialising in licensing 70s quadraphonic
tapes and reissuing them as surround SACDs.
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