giovedì 8 marzo 2018
June 21, 1986
SBD/AUD composite, see notes below:
Source 1: BBC Transcription Services #393 promo LP
Transfer: Esoteric Sound Restoration Deck with Stanton 500 II pickup > Gemini PA-700 Pre-Amp > DBX PB-48 Patchbay > Mackie 1202-VLZPro Mixer > Echo Gina 24/96 at 44.1khz/16bit> Wavelab 4.0 > dehum on DC-ART Millenium 4.80 > Wavelab 4.0: manual removal of some clicks and pops, normalized to -.3db, tracksplitting, multiband compressor (fm setting), dithering with apogee22hr > mkwact > shn
Conversion by firstname.lastname@example.org, 20 Feb. 2004
Source 2: BBC FM broadcast
Transfer: FM master > CDR (no other details given)
Seeded to DaD, cannot remenber name of seeder or date seeded.
Source 3: AUD (Sony WMD6C + Mic ECM969, taper unknown)
Transfer: Cassette master > DAT 0 > 2CD-R trade from a german trader (Unsplit tracks)-> Flac Level8 (xAct MacOs)
Seeded by airneck at PPTT March, 2006
All tracks from Source 1 except:
Tracks 1 & 2 and tracks 16-19, Source 3.
Tracks 9 & 10 from Source 2.
01. shake dog shake
02. play for today
03. kyoto song
05. charlotte sometimes
06. a strange day
07. inbetween days
08. the walk
09. a night like this
10. one hundred years
12. a forest
14. close to me
15. let's go to bed
16.give me it
17. boys don't cry
AUD portions: brought up a touch and evened out with Soundforge 8, no EQ or noise reduction used.
preFM SBD source: levels saturated on a couple of songs. Recording volume was too high and it seems that dynamic compression was used to limit clipping during the normalisation process. I reduced the recording volume by 5% on all the preFM tracks.
There is no clipping or distortion present.
FM source: Hiss reduction with Adobe Audition 1.0. This was reluctantly used because the recording had audible hiss even during songs. I EQ'ed the 2 tracks used to match the sound of the preFM recording. I used A Night Like This from the FM source because the preFM track had overly audible record noise and static during the song.