[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]
Re: [ARSCLIST] Stereo Action--[ARSCLIST] Early stereo mass market tapes
Listen to those Stereo Actions the same way snooty audiophiles would listen
to moldy cylinders on their $50,000.00....[there's a big ole :-) in here
someplace]....platinum coated titanium spring Columbia Qs................
ONCE EVERY 6 MONTHS.
Those things ARE fun but they tear my HAAEED UP.
Spinnin' as I type.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Roger and Allison Kulp" <thorenstd124@xxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, October 17, 2006 8:28 PM
Subject: 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
> Do You Yahoo!?
> Tired of spam? Yahoo! Mail has the best spam protection around