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Jamie [log in to unmask]
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> On Aug 26, 2016, at 3:54 PM, Gary A. Galo <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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> For starters, try saving it as a WAV file, rather than FLAC. Play the WAV file and see what you get. You can always do a conversion to FL:AC later.
> 
> Gary Galo
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> ____________________________
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> Gary Galo
> Audio Engineer Emeritus
> The Crane School of Music
> SUNY at Potsdam, NY 13676
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of CJB
> Sent: Friday, August 26, 2016 3:48 PM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: [ARSCLIST] Sporadc Tape Warble
> 
> We  are digitising 60 year old reel-reel tapes.
> 
> For this we are using an Akai DS40000 Mk 2 deck, a Behringer USB digitiser, and Audacity. This is all connected to a Toshiba Qosmio G32 running Ubuntu (Linex).
> 
> The tape plays smoothly with no sticky-shed or squealing.
> 
> The recording was originally aired by the BBC on FM in the 1970s.
> 
> The timeline is BBC Transmission > Radio FM Receiver > Reel-Reel recording > Playback on same tape deck > Behringer digitiser > Audacity > Saved as FLAC file.
> 
> However the resulting digital recording has strange intermittent 'warbles.' It is as though the tape was momentarily caught on something.
> 
> This is an example. Yes - some do like this kind of music!!! But it is the quality of the digital recording that is of concern.
> 
> Any ideas please as to cause?
> 
> http://www.mediafire.com/download/zq9d615mr84jn05/Larmona_-_Yetties__%28warble%29.flac
> 
> Thank you -
> 
> Chris B.