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Ivan Beaver

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"High Futility" many decades ago
« on: April 13, 2021, 04:32:47 PM »

Watch this all the way through.

I love the stereo listening party towards the end

Most people use equipment to listen to music.  Hi fi guys use music to listen to equipment.  It hasn't changed.

https://www.facebook.com/BBCArchive/videos/165472442014479
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Jeff Bankston

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Re: "High Futility" many decades ago
« Reply #1 on: April 14, 2021, 04:40:40 AM »

I'm a hifi guy that listens to the tone of each instrument in a song on hifi equipment. I listen to music on my 12yo compaq computer speakers and cheap car stereo. 
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John Roberts {JR}

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Re: "High Futility" many decades ago
« Reply #2 on: April 14, 2021, 09:24:02 AM »

Listening to CDs or vinyl on my home system was never the same after having live bands in my living room.

JR
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Re: "High Futility" many decades ago
« Reply #3 on: April 14, 2021, 11:17:32 AM »

Listening to CDs or vinyl on my home system was never the same after having live bands in my living room.

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Touche.
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Daniel Levi

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Re: "High Futility" many decades ago
« Reply #4 on: April 14, 2021, 02:43:36 PM »

The idea being that if you can hear your equipment then it isn't good enough!
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Re: "High Futility" many decades ago
« Reply #5 on: April 14, 2021, 06:58:31 PM »

Watch this all the way through.

I love the stereo listening party towards the end

Most people use equipment to listen to music.  Hi fi guys use music to listen to equipment.  It hasn't changed.

https://www.facebook.com/BBCArchive/videos/165472442014479
The listening party was great.
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Re: "High Futility" many decades ago
« Reply #6 on: April 14, 2021, 11:37:27 PM »

a factory prerecorded tape or 2 track master tape sounds the best

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Re: "High Futility" many decades ago
« Reply #7 on: April 15, 2021, 09:24:55 AM »

a factory prerecorded tape or 2 track master tape sounds the best
My dad was a recording engineer for RCA. I have a stash of his open reel commercial releases from the 1950s. All mono and mostly classical. The fidelity is as expected for the technology, but performances were very good and nice to listen to.

JR
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Re: "High Futility" many decades ago
« Reply #8 on: April 15, 2021, 01:31:25 PM »

My dad was a recording engineer for RCA. I have a stash of his open reel commercial releases from the 1950s. All mono and mostly classical. The fidelity is as expected for the technology, but performances were very good and nice to listen to.

JR
Tape shedding and print-through (pre/post echo) can be a real problem with aging tape. Glad I transferred my dad's reel to reels and my own live cassette recordings to digital while they still (mostly) were in decent shape.
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