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by zorf
Mon Dec 14, 2015 6:08 am
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade
Topic: Spring Reverb and Tube Pre
Replies: 8
Views: 1873

Thanks Greg
It kind of suspected that as it was an old post, but you never know.
by zorf
Thu Dec 10, 2015 10:29 am
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade
Topic: Spring Reverb and Tube Pre
Replies: 8
Views: 1873

pm sent
by zorf
Sat Aug 22, 2015 11:09 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: fads
Replies: 57
Views: 9076

Ha

actually, it was meant to be two questions in one:

are there things that are overlooked now because our restless attention has wandered elsewhere, or were they just just overhyped cheap baubles that fascinated us for a while.
by zorf
Sat Aug 22, 2015 9:29 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: fads
Replies: 57
Views: 9076

Ha!

never hear about that EH pre anymore.

That wooden hexagonal mic.

Remember that group buy that blew up the internet?

Never hear about joe meek stuff anymore.

RNP and RNC

for a minute, it was all gap 73 all the time, now warm audio.

rebuilt preamps from old tape decks.
by zorf
Fri Aug 21, 2015 5:06 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: fads
Replies: 57
Views: 9076

fads

been hanging around music forums for many years now. i remember so many fads. One thing they all these fetish objects had in common was they were cheap. where are they now? so many of them have just disappeared from view. were they not good enough to stand the test of time, or are people just on to ...
by zorf
Mon Oct 07, 2013 1:21 am
Forum: People/Places/Things
Topic: Placid Audio Copperphone Mini GIVE AWAY!!!
Replies: 4
Views: 1370

I thought I was the only one left who didn't do fbook and tweeter
by zorf
Tue Sep 24, 2013 8:54 pm
Forum: Buy/Sell/Trade
Topic: WTB: Tascam M35
Replies: 2
Views: 648

I have a 35 or maybe a 30.
I go check tomorrow.
Where are you located?
by zorf
Sat Apr 27, 2013 9:33 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: the metaphysics of analog vs digital & gramophones
Replies: 62
Views: 9722

or maybe an analogy might be watching a movie actress on film as opposed to living with her? Of course it's articficial because even if the recording is an old style capture the performance, the performers are not in the room with you, but instead a fixed performance with no possibilty of variables ...
by zorf
Wed Apr 24, 2013 2:58 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: the metaphysics of analog vs digital & gramophones
Replies: 62
Views: 9722

all recording is artificial.
The fact of recording is artificial.
which is fine. It is what it is.
by zorf
Wed Apr 24, 2013 3:04 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: the metaphysics of analog vs digital & gramophones
Replies: 62
Views: 9722

One of the most amazing musical moments i've experianced was when a collector of victrolas played me a caruso disk on one of his wind up machines. The hairs stood up on the back of my neck. i could swear caruso was in the room with me. My ears didnt have to 'squint" at all. i could hear caruso breat...
by zorf
Fri Jan 18, 2013 5:57 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: costs associated with structural engineers
Replies: 4
Views: 1889

The problem is not the cost per hour of the engineer, the problem is the cost of the work. No engineer has ever been sued for overspecifiyng, which is too bad IMO. They don't have to pay for the work, so they cover their rump when writing up the specs. This leads to specification creep, where the ne...
by zorf
Fri Dec 21, 2012 8:47 am
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: 388 troubles
Replies: 16
Views: 4609

you do have a manual, yes?
If not, they are online.
Just go through the steps they outline one by one.
as far as fuses, they can look and test good, but still not work.
They are cheap enough, so maybe just replace if they are older.
by zorf
Sun Nov 18, 2012 7:46 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Jazz tenor player wants to sound "warmer and rounder&qu
Replies: 18
Views: 4022

have him change the reed and or mouthpiece.
by zorf
Tue Nov 06, 2012 5:56 am
Forum: Listen to Music
Topic: Made on a 488MKii and pressed to vinyl
Replies: 60
Views: 20367

these recordings sound very good especially for a cassette based recording.
by zorf
Thu Oct 18, 2012 7:51 pm
Forum: Creative Recording
Topic: Tube pres that function like Altec 1566A or 1567A?
Replies: 42
Views: 22706

i wonder if all the people who were excited by the EH pre 5 years ago still using it, or are they on to other pres.