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ARSCLIST June 2016

Subject:

Re: The best of YouTube?

From:

David Lewis <[log in to unmask]>

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Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List <[log in to unmask]>

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Wed, 8 Jun 2016 22:02:58 -0400

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Then, of course, there are things for which there is no categorization,
explanation or excuse, like this:

https://youtu.be/tixKopGjn5s

David N. Lewis

On Wed, Jun 8, 2016 at 7:00 AM, David Lewis <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Here's a few:
>
> Plattensammler88
> MusicProf78
> edmundusrex
> Onkel Greifenklau
> Ashot Arakelyan
> Ryan Barna
> Timo Gramophone
> 2minute Albany Archive
> Edmund StAustell
> PartyRecords
>
> These I separate out as they are "hosted," but the hosts are relatively
> interesting, if playback is less than ideal:
>
> marstonrecords
> EMGColonel
> MusicBoxBoy
> David Lewis
>
> regards,
>
> David N. Lewis
>
>
>
> On Sun, Jun 5, 2016 at 12:48 PM, Dennis Rooney <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
>
>> Dear Steve,
>>
>> I don't know what if any circuit investigations have been made of the
>> phono
>> stages in the various brands of (radio)phonographs from the late twenties
>> to 1955. It would certainly be a worthy effort and now would require
>> tireless energy to locate surviving examples.
>>
>> The answer for now, however, is that what was cut in the groove was often
>> at variance with how it sounded in playback on a contemporary commercial
>> phonograph. Enough has been written about how sales departments wanted
>> something that sounded smooth and rich, which usually meant heavy hf
>> de-emphasis to suppress surface noise, high passed lf and a rather boomy
>> mid-range. Mastering engineers seem to have chosen the curves they used
>> irrespective of a company "sound". EMI was more consistent than either
>> Victor or Columbia in this respect. After about 1932-35, everything became
>> more standardized; however, about then or slightly later, Victor began
>> employing limiter-compressors in their recording chain, which added a
>> whole
>> new set of variables.
>>
>> DDR
>>
>> On Sun, Jun 5, 2016 at 12:24 PM, Steven Smolian <[log in to unmask]>
>> wrote:
>>
>> > Hi, Dennis,
>> >
>> > Is it correct to assume that the eq used by a given company at a given
>> > time, on ethat made its own phonographs,
>> >
>> > When a record company also made phonographs, as so many of them did
>> > through the late 340s anyhow, is it safe to assume that the
>> non-adjustable
>> > playback eq hard-wired into the playback amplifier matched what was
>> used to
>> > make that company's records at the time the amplifier schematic was
>> drawn
>> > up?  And, if so, could these schematics be a source of accurate playback
>> > curves for that company at that time?
>> >
>> > Steve Smolian
>> >
>> > -----Original Message-----
>> > From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List [mailto:
>> > [log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Dennis Rooney
>> > Sent: Sunday, June 05, 2016 12:06 PM
>> > To: [log in to unmask]
>> > Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] The best of YouTube?
>> >
>> > In fact, what emerged as the RIAA playback curve was one of those
>> > originally published by Western Electric and used occasionally by
>> Victor,
>> > Columbia and HMV in the late twenties. However, it was used far less
>> than
>> > those customarily associated with 78rpm playback
>> >
>> > DDR
>> >
>> > On Sat, Jun 4, 2016 at 8:21 PM, Lou Judson <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> >
>> > > Of course it is standard procedure to not use RIAA curve on 78s. It
>> > > should go without saying! It is only for Lps, and not all of thoseā€¦
>> > > <L> Lou Judson Intuitive Audio
>> > > 415-883-2689
>> > >
>> > > On Jun 4, 2016, at 2:03 AM, Inigo Cubillo <[log in to unmask]>
>> wrote:
>> > >
>> > > >  During many years I did direct tape transfers of 78s, with no eq,
>> > > > and I always noticed a better sound from
>> > > the
>> > > > tapes than thru the RIAA amp, for the RIAA spoiled the sound due to
>> > > > its
>> > > eq,
>> > > > while the sound on the tapes was direct from the ceramic cart. Years
>> > > after
>> > > > I learned about eq for 78s and I realised this was the reason of
>> > > > better sound on the tapes.
>> > > > Saludos,
>> > > >
>> > > > Inigo
>> > >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > --
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>> > Delray Beach, FL 33483
>> > 212.874.9626
>> >
>>
>>
>>
>> --
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>> Delray Beach, FL 33483
>> 212.874.9626
>>
>
>

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