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I agree Neil reminds me of the old saw,
"We have seen the enemy and it is us."

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On Jan 23, 2012, at 12:03 PM, Tom Fine <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> This is very ironic, because Young's output with Pearl Jam and with Booker T Jones are over-compressed over-distorted noise-fests, in this listener's opinion. However, his underlying point about the crappy sound of many current recordings is true.
> 
> -- Tom Fine
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "David Lewis" <[log in to unmask]>
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Monday, January 23, 2012 11:34 AM
> Subject: [ARSCLIST] A Certified Old-Timer Speaks Out on Compression
> 
> 
>> http://www.digitalspy.com/music/news/a361502/neil-young-slams-sound-quality-of-modern-music.html
>> 
>> OK, "worse that a 78 rpm record" I'll concur, though it's a swipe at 78 rpm
>> records. But it's not worse than cylinder.
>> 
>> UD