Re: Re: [Harp-L] music and perception
> Some artists are adding the hiss, crackle and pop to their CD releases to
> give it that vintage sound - Portishead being one of them. Never thought I'd get
> nostalgic about this sound.
musicians are a silly bunch.
on the other hand, i vaguely recall that when the US phone network went digital,
callers found the lack of noise on the line disconcerting: it sounded like the line
was dead. so they ended up adding back some digitized noise. a "comfort sound",
if you will.
note: this could be apocryphal. i heard it perhaps a decade ago.
Garry Hodgson, Senior Software Geek, AT&T CSO
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