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I am warning all that this is EXTREMELY avant-garde listening. It is 
based somewhat on the Burroughs/Gysin cut-up method. If you have an 
aversion to the noisy and chaotic I suggest avoiding this at all costs. 
As an historical curio however it is a very neat item to own.

AA

Michael Biel wrote:
> Thanks for the info.  I just ordered two copies from American dealers, 
> one for me and one for Leah.  Not too expensive either.
>
> Mike Biel  [log in to unmask]
> Aaron Levinson wrote:
>> FWIW-
>>
>> I do believe I own a now fairly rare copy of the most recently 
>> produced commercial 78:
>>
>> Title: The Song of Mister Phonograph
>> Artist: Tom Recchion
>> Label: Poo-Bah Records
>> Cat.#: 78-001
>> Year: 2007
>> Pressing Run: 500 (#419 is the copy I own)
>> http://www.jetsetrecords.net/en/product/611003716272 (these folks in 
>> Japan seem to have a copy available)
>>
>> For a little historical background go here...
>>
>> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SEZWf2torO8- Check this out as well...
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>>>> Greetings
>>>>>
>>>>> A client of a friend wants to press "78s". By this I assume he means
>>>>> coarse-groove discs spinning at 78 RPM --who knows with what 
>>>>> curve. Anyone
>>>>> know of a mastering facility that can cut such a lacquer? I could 
>>>>> not find
>>>>> an answer in the archives. He does not expect anyone to actually 
>>>>> play them.
>>>>>
>>>>> If anyone knows of a pressing plant capable of pressing 78s, I'd 
>>>>> appreciate
>>>>> that too. I assume no one in the world can press shellac anymore, 
>>>>> but maybe
>>>>> thick vinyl?
>>>>>
>>>>> I would not even bother asking, but knowing this exists
>>>>>
>>>>> http://www.phonographcylinders.com/index.htm
>>>>>
>>>>> I thought there may be a chance.
>>>>>
>>>>> Next up --tinfoil-cylinder reissues of classic 1980s CDs.
>>>>>
>>>>> Thanks!
>>>>>
>>>>> Marcos
>>>>>
>>>>> Marcos Sueiro Bal
>>>>> Masterdisk
>>>>> [log in to unmask]
>>>>> 718.902.7441
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>
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