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    Pac Bell stopped using punch blocks in the '80s...

    Pac Bell stopped using punch blocks in the '80s because of extreme reliability problems.

    It was a kewl idea that didn't work out.
  2. It's really running a record label and making the...

    It's really running a record label and making the studio available to outside clients.

    I think from what I've seen scale is everything. I also think the biggest mistake people make is attempting...
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    I understand one of the most popular ways to...

    I understand one of the most popular ways to spread malware rootkits has been using cracked software installers to do the dirty work.
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    We're under a flood warning again for the next 24...

    We're under a flood warning again for the next 24 hours.
  5. Thread: Vee-Jay

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    According to the president of Vee-Jay, who wound...

    According to the president of Vee-Jay, who wound up at Motown, Capitol had told all of Vee-Jay's distributors that Vee-Jay would not be releasing any further Beatles recordings in spite of the fact...
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    Ordinary people are a record company until they...

    Ordinary people are a record company until they sign their rights over. I spent my whole career working for tiny labels that became bigger labels. Most distributors and stores would take anything if...
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    It was a common occurrence during the LP era.

    It was a common occurrence during the LP era.
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    Not all that hard. The problem was and is getting...

    Not all that hard. The problem was and is getting people to buy the record. Stores and radio both exposed people to artists they wouldn't otherwise hear.

    Uploading to i-tunes is equivalent to...
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    Harder or nearly as expensive. The concept of...

    Harder or nearly as expensive.

    The concept of "democratization" is a cruel Orwellian joke.
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    Michael Fremer's point about background music is...

    Michael Fremer's point about background music is important. What has expanded is the use of background music as a means of people expressing their identity. Music that actually engages people as a...
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    People forget that the recordings that launched...

    People forget that the recordings that launched RAP 25 years ago were utterly brilliant. We have the Jonas Brothers too...
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    Buying AMD actually has some implications of...

    Buying AMD actually has some implications of Apple abandoning the general purpose computer business because performance-wise AMD will probably never have enough resources to catch up with Intel and...
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    I really think it's mostly an inability to say...

    I really think it's mostly an inability to say "no" more than particularly wanting to take advantage of it.
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    Mine would be an 86 or at least an 84. We had all...

    Mine would be an 86 or at least an 84. We had all KM-86s at Motown from 1968 until 1970 and made some fine sounding records with them. They sound present at a greater distance than a U67 and do a...
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    A lot of girls want high profile men "who could...

    A lot of girls want high profile men "who could have anybody" as a means of boosting their self-esteem (and their bankroll if they can manage to get pregnant) and a lot of guys simply can't say "no"...
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    Three different sizes of Ludwig black beauties!

    Three different sizes of Ludwig black beauties!
  17. A number of people I know rate the Forssell...

    A number of people I know rate the Forssell Fetcode as the best they've used. I'd love to hear a comparison to the Gordon. A number of top scoring mixers still swear by GML in the context of a mix....
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    It's a race to the bottom at this point.

    It's a race to the bottom at this point.
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    I think this is entirely to do with stockholder...

    I think this is entirely to do with stockholder perceptions and trying to protect themselves from a hostile takeover by somebody like Sony because their stock is undervalued.

    Pro Tools really is...
  20. Jackets and artwork may not mean much to...

    Jackets and artwork may not mean much to musicians but from what I've seen they mean a great deal to music fans.
  21. This is why I don't think physical recordings are...

    This is why I don't think physical recordings are going away anytime soon even though I think the CD needs to go away ASAP and be replaced by something more expensive that's beautifully packaged and...
  22. There's no getting around the fact that downloads...

    There's no getting around the fact that downloads have zero perceived value.
  23. They already did a massive price cut with no...

    They already did a massive price cut with no apparent increase in sales.
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    Every LA-2A I've ever seen had a terminal strip!

    Every LA-2A I've ever seen had a terminal strip!
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    I stopped using their hardware and TC's too...

    I stopped using their hardware and TC's too behind that issue. If they don't care, why should we?
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