Bad "cut and shut" declicking, as done on analogue tape, plus over-use
of digital declicking, which without clever softeware design has
difficulty distinguishing male speech and trumpets from clicks.
On 03/06/2014 11:26, Randy A. Riddle wrote:
> Here's a sample that includes some "warbles". It's a 14 mb .wav file that
> was ripped directly from the cd "Pop Singers on the Air!".
> The cd was issued in 1984, so this would have been some kind of technology
> available during that time. My guess is that it was some kind of hardware
> box that did click removal that was adjustable - in the sample, you hear
> the "warble" in addition to some broader surface noise on the original
> transcription. Again, you can hear the same "warbles" on both the lp and
> cd versions of some of the Radiola releases, so it's in the master tape and
> not an artifact of the media.
> On Tue, Jun 3, 2014 at 12:52 AM, Paul Stamler <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> On 6/2/2014 8:03 PM, Ellis Burman wrote:
>>> Hi Randy. Can you make short mp3 of just that section? Maybe 10 seconds
>>> or so? Then you could use a higher bit rate, and hopefully preserve it
>>> better. If you make the section short enough, you can even send it as an
>>> uncompressed WAV.
>> Or a .flac file.