Artist: Ray Barretto
Title: Pachanga In Percussion
Matrix #: XK 8007
Format:Stereo (Plays from the inside out.)
Vinyl Compound & Color: Polymax/Red
Yes it has the 400hz alignment tone...
I can't speak for any other title but musically this record is a homerun!
David Lennick wrote:
> Anyone remember, or even hear of, a label called FORTISSIMO produced
> by Riverside in 1961? Super-quiet surfaces (wonder how they managed
> that? Riverside never turned out a quiet disc in their lives), discs
> cut from the inside out (changer owners must have loved that), master
> tapes recorded at 60 IPS "with the heads oriented horizontally"
> (whaaaaa..?), a 400hz alignment tone, and repertoire such as Racing
> Cars, Jets, Pipe Organ (miked from inside, I think) and Banjo Polkas.
> Amazing what turns up in some of these old audio magazines that I've
> never run across in over 45 years of record collecting.