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Re: [ARSCLIST] Absolute Polarity
On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 11:33 PM, Lou Judson <inaudio@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Interesting! Wonder why the two sides of a record wold be different? (Bob
> O, do you know?)
I know! I know! It's either intentionality or a misguided democratic spirit
(something for everyone).
Heck, I've found records that alternate the damn cuts!
> I have worked with a radio program set with two hosts - he was top heavy,
> she had peaks higher below the line. I never did find out if it was the
> mics, the pres, or her voice, and she has passed on now. I have a sneaky
> feeling he gave her the inferior mic...
Or wired it up out-of-phase.
> Lou Judson • Intuitive Audio
> On Oct 22, 2008, at 3:17 PM, Tom Fine wrote:
> This backs up my unscientific observation of what "sounds right" having now
>> transferred over 1000 hours of spoken-word recordings. A surprising number
>> of old LPs have one side "top heavy" waveforms and one side "bottom heavy."
>> Reversing the polarity of the "bottom heavy" nearly always improves voice
>> clarity and make the voice stand out more against the surface noise.
>> -- Tom Fine