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Re: [ARSCLIST] Cedar, was: Aren't recordings original sources?

Tom Fine wrote:

> Also, many 78 transfers made for CD sets are awful. People do seem to lop off
> the bass -- these records had plenty of low end, it was the TOP end where they
> had no musical content. Yet people roll off the bass (maybe because they have
> rumble-plagued playback systems) and crank up the EQ on the upper midrange,
> which just accentuates the surface noise and unnatural resonances from the
> original recording devices. Then you apply an overly aggressive treatment with
> CEDAR or whatever else and you get ... crap.

Seems like CEDAR would be just what is required after all that torture.

Parker Dinkins
CD Mastering + Audio Restoration

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