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Ears are good!

Cheers
Marie

On Fri, Sep 7, 2012 at 6:08 PM, Shai Drori <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> My general rule of thumb is to use my ears. Singer could have distorted on
> the original tape, the engineer could have boosted highs because that's how
> he liked it. If the recording sound great, and many do then I transfer it
> strait. But if it doesn't then a man's gotta do what a man's gotta do.
> Shai
>
> Sent from my ringing donkey
>
> On 7 בספט 2012, at 07:19, Evan MacBeth <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
>
> > Hi all,
> >
> > Only moderately off track, does anyone have any particular tips for
> transferring Stereo RCA Dynagroove discs from the early 60s? The disc i'm
> trying to copy has such an over-the-top top end. I intend to reduce the top
> end a bit, but does anyone know if Dynagroove used a specific top end boost?
> >
> > In addition, certain sibilant syllables from the vocalist distort
> terribly while others in the same song do not - but if i sum the two
> channels to mono the sibilance doesn't distort at all. Whether this is down
> to the vocalist's mic technique or not, i wouldn't know - i don't have any
> other Dynagroove albums to compare this to. Also, this is a brand new disc,
> it was still sealed until i cracked it open on Tuesday (and yes, it needed
> a clean!) but i've had the same problem in the same place with other copies
> too.
> >
> > Any tips at all?
> > Cheers,
> > Evan.
>