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Re: [ARSCLIST] Early stereo mass market tapes

Stereo Actions are fun ! I have a number of
them,including some of the rarer later titles.I have
only found one other person out there on the web,who
actually owns some!
              Roger Kulp

--- Karl Miller <lyaa071@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Tue, 17 Oct 2006, Tom Fine wrote:
> > Another thing I'd love to know is what ever became
> of some of those crazy stereo demo tapes like
> > "Sound in the Round"? I have the quarter-track
> version, which is vastly inferior to the little
> > snippet of the 2-track version that's on Ampex's
> original 2-track stereo demo tape they included
> > with their first consumer tape machines.
> >
> > There were some funny, interesting and creative
> stereophony tricks and gimmicks going on in this
> > very early tape era that never made it to the
> stereo LP era two years later.
> I am reminded of some of the work of John Chowning
> at Stanford. He did
> some wonderful experiments with spatial illusions.
> As for the discs...I have a several dozen discs at
> home in a section of my
> collection which I call, "It's Stereo." It includes
> everything from games
> of Ping Pong to choruses moving from the left to the
> right speaker, also a
> series of discs on RCA, the LSA series plus
> electronic works like
> Stockhausen's Kontakte which made heavy use of
> panning.
> Most of these are especially fun listening with
> headphones.
> Karl

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