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Hi Mike:

Do you know if they ever tried hanging the mics from ropes in Kingsway? Ropes were Mercury's tried 
and true method to keep floor rumble out of the mics.

-- Tom Fine

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From: "Gray, Mike" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Friday, March 21, 2014 8:59 AM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Old Mercury recording venue gets a rebuild - Kingsway


> The rumble is why there was a "Kingsway filter" on Decca sessions. When I visited there for 
> sessions in the 70s, the place was pretty run-down, but had a great sound for records, thanks to 
> the balcony, which helped the musicians hear each other. And it was surprisingly small. Alas, 
> closed in 1984. RIP.
>
> Mike Gray
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