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Old 01-20-2011, 08:22 AM   #251 (permalink)
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hell i'm 34 and i can't stand Dylan (not gonna deny his influence or ability though, just doesn't do it for my ears).
If you look for someone with a nice sounding voice, don't look for dylan ;D.
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as for 8-tracks i remember having one way back in the day. not at all the same as vinyl. with an actual vinyl record you can turn on your turntable and turn OFF the speakers and still hear the music if you lean in close. 8-tracks were a whole different technology, the tapes were large (about the size of an average portable cd player) with a whole 4 tracks per side. the cool thing i remember about it was that you could just hit a button a skip tracks. didn't have to fast forward or rewind like a typical cassette.
The tape is in the cassette in one continuous loop. There's a little piece of metal foil at the end of the loop that tells the machine to switch to the next pair of tracks Rewind would make an awful mess .
You can't skip an actual musical track, you can just choose a different pair of tracks. There's 8 tracks on the 8-track. They're in pairs. One for the lefst channel, one for the right channel.
8-tracks have just one side. They can carry up to 88 minutes of music and they sound... Well... pretty afwul. When my player gets back from repair I can make a sample for you

As far as the recording technology goes, it works just the same as an open reel deck or a cassette recorder. It's just a tape, exactly the same with as an home-tapedeck (1/4"). The back is extra slippery as the tape is actually pulled out of the middle of the reel (I can't believe it works either ;D). The tape that has been played is added to the outside of the reel. It's the strangest system ever.
The tape contains little parts of iron that are arranged by a magnetic head. depending on how these parts are arranged, you hear the music.
The same thing still happens on harddisks, only a lot faster and divided into sectors.


Found a video I made of a (cheap) 8-track player last year.
I made this for a friend. He got this player and is now repairing My Akai 8-track recorder to pay for this.
That's the deal .
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Old 01-20-2011, 04:08 PM   #252 (permalink)
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"Oh, I listen to everything except death metal."
-A person in my extremely small algebra class.

Before you say anything, she is not musically diverse. Her library basically consists of Top 40 crap with some Beatles mixed in.

My school isn't too diverse in musical interest. The elementary schoolers probably listen to Top 40 stuff, although one of them said that she didn't even like Taylor Swift, despite it being played to her all the time. The middle schoolers: Top 40 crap with Nickleback mixed in. And the high schoolers are split up into 3 categories: Metalheads (Classic and nu-metal), "Rap" (Soulja Boy, Lil' Wayne, Gucci Mane) Addicts, and the Top 40-addicted girls (with possibly one exception).

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Old 01-20-2011, 04:15 PM   #253 (permalink)
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"Oh, I listen to everything except death metal."
-A person in my extremely small algebra class.

Before you say anything, she is not musically diverse. Her library basically consists of Top 40 crap with some Beatles mixed in.

My school isn't too diverse in musical interest. The elementary schoolers, probably Top 40 stuff, although one of them said that she didn't even like Taylor Swift, despite it being played to her all the time. The middle schoolers: Top 40 crap with Nickleback mixed in. And the high schoolers are split up into 3 categories: Metalheads (Classic and nu-metal), "Rap" (Soulja Boy, Lil' Wayne, Gucci Mane) Addicts, and the Top 40-addicted girls (with possibly one exception).
You should invite the Ramones to come over to make it a "Rock Rock Rock n' roll High School"
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Old 01-20-2011, 04:20 PM   #254 (permalink)
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And the high schoolers are split up into 3 categories: Metalheads (Classic and nu-metal), "Rap" (Soulja Boy, Lil' Wayne, Gucci Mane) Addicts, and the Top 40-addicted girls (with possibly one exception).
That was pretty much my High School as well, but our "Rap" category was subdivided into two groups: for some reason, half of them listened exclusively to their "rap" as well as "country".
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Before you say anything, she is not musically diverse. Her library basically consists of Top 40 crap with some Beatles mixed in.
It should be noted here that the Beatles are themselves top 40 crap.
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It should be noted here that the Beatles are themselves top 40 crap.
I'm confused, Janszoon. How can you like the Beatles but also call them "crap"? That doesn't make any sense. You can't call something you like crap. omg.. you do like the Beatles don't you? That's a silly question. Of course you do. They invented music. How can you not like them?
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