On Thu, Feb 06, 2014 at 03:54:26PM +0200, Vytautas Jancauskas wrote:
A DJ talking about the type of music he works with, probably rather
heavy on bass.
> With stereo bass content the needle has to do big vertical movements
That last sentence says it all. The only reason why bass is usually
centered (both in the vinyl area and today) is that insane quest for
If the needle skips that means the record was cut badly, or the
player has a problem, or both. Compliance of the needle + cartridge
will be the same in horizontal and vertical directions, as should
be the resonance frequencies. And a good player will have more
damping vertically than horizontally.
> I'm sure you know better, just saying that this is what everyone
Ask 'everyone' if a sailboat can go faster than the wind.
Nine out ten will say no. Which is wrong, it's being done
all the time.
A world of exhaustive, reliable metadata would be an utopia.
It's also a pipe-dream, founded on self-delusion, nerd hubris
and hysterically inflated market opportunities. (Cory Doctorow)
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