Music Recording Sound Progress!

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Music Recording Sound Progress!

Post by daib0 » Tue May 30, 2017 9:38 pm

Let's go back to 1997 - not that far back is it?

Yep ...

Radiohead thought floppydisc was going to be how we were going to listen to future recordings when they released OK Computer in 97.

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that was only TWENTY YEARS Ago!

Other progressing roads were faced at that time too -

for example, I bought a few commercial mini discs as I thought they were going to catch on - really great sound, but alas not enough popularity outside of musicians interested in recording themselves ....



So, if we sum up the progress of recorded music from the old LP 78 and the music cassette in the 70s and the 80s, are you astounded - like me - at the so rapid progress of late?

And where will this lead us in another twenty years?

Please share your thoughts!!

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Re: Music Recording Sound Progress!

Post by Ethiaa » Wed May 31, 2017 8:03 am

Erm. That's got a Radiohead screensaver on it. Not music.

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Post by Rover the Top » Wed May 31, 2017 8:05 am

Nice story, shame it's not true. You'd fit about, what, a minute and a half of audio converted to mp3 on a floppy? That is a picture of a disk holding a promotional screensaver... as it says on the label. :doh:

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Post by mrblackbat » Wed May 31, 2017 10:47 am

As for minidisks, they really didn't sound great.

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Post by Gibbon » Wed May 31, 2017 11:33 am

mrblackbat wrote:
Wed May 31, 2017 10:47 am
As for minidisks, they really didn't sound great.
Better than this though. It's all comparative. :D

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Post by mrblackbat » Wed May 31, 2017 11:44 am

But not as good as this:-

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Nor this:-

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And possibly not even as good as this, if your equipment was good:-

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Re: Music Recording Sound Progress!

Post by daib0 » Wed May 31, 2017 12:34 pm

nice pics!

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