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Re: Another Tape Project reference - Oswalds Mill '08
« Reply #1 on: May 04, 2008, 12:57:42 PM »
As someone in the historic preservation business I can really appreciate that old mill building.  What a setting!  When my machine gets back from doc, it's place is waiting in the Collins ax factory overlooking the forebay.

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Re: Another Tape Project reference - Oswalds Mill '08
« Reply #2 on: May 04, 2008, 02:56:51 PM »
Thanks for the link. I don't know how I missed that one. Michael Lavorgna is always fun to read and talk to. he has been at my place for a listening session (a couple of system iterations ago). I need to have him back to listen to some TTP tapes.
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Re: Another Tape Project reference - Oswalds Mill '08
« Reply #3 on: May 04, 2008, 03:10:31 PM »
Great article Charles! And just like all good writing, it's tone seems to linger and offers fertile ground for original thought. Those photographs seem like something out of the past. They remind me of how much I miss standing in rooms that are older than a hundred years. I just hope that it helps bring to light other similar efforts from around the world.
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Re: Another Tape Project reference - Oswalds Mill '08
« Reply #4 on: May 04, 2008, 05:11:53 PM »
That place is a horn lover's dream, and I really liked this part:

We were also treated to a few loops from one of Charlie King's refurbished Stellavox open reel decks. I've also had the pleasure of hearing one of Charlie's Stellavox decks at Robin Wyatt's and it is truly an amazing musical source. Combined with the few decks I heard at CES and the wonderful one-off material that's floating around which I learned about during a conversation with Walter Clay, the call of the tape is getting harder to resist. Two side notes: I wish I had half the energy Charlie King has; and if we could bottle Robin Wyatt's audio enthusiasm and filter it into the air at audio dealers, the entire industry would turn around by lunchtime.