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Q&A: Noisy conversion from cassette tape

Q I wanted to copy some old cassette tapes to my Mac, so bought a USB transfer system to make this easy. However when in use, it makes a continuous rapid throbbing sound, a bit like a slow motorbike, which becomes still more obtrusive during quiet passages in music and between tracks. 174 more words


My Playlists II

Over a year ago, I wrote a post called My Playlists that went on to describe my affinity for obsession with music playlists. After rereading the post, I thought I could add more to it in terms of what other kinds of playlists I have, and the reasons I created them. 608 more words

Freedom Friday

Transfering analogue audio media into cyberspace

We are now well and truly living in the digital age with all different kinds of media circulating around in cyberspace. This is fantastic for access to this content but what about content created before the digital revolution. 393 more words

Another Pair

My favorite ‘guy on top of a building’ William Penn wrote “Patience and diligence, like faith, move mountains.”  With that in mind, I  cast on two more projects yesterday!   188 more words


Chris Squire

I was sad to hear of the death of Chris Squire at the weekend.  I grew up with prog rock and bought my first Yes album, ‘Relayer’ on cassette tape when it was first released in 1974.   230 more words