Re: My Audio Roots
"Bill Mueller" <>
Mon, 09 Jun 2003 16:24:53 -0000
You just stirred up one of my early recording memories. 1948,
Webcor Electric wire recorder. I recall the wire was hair thin and
created a real miss when the wire broke and the spindle keep
reeling. That seemed to happen often. Editing was simple. Cut the
wire and knot the ends together. Oh me, times gone by.
Thanks for the memory.
--- In Klas Strandberg
> Ha, thanks Hap, really nice story! It gave me a flash-back of my
> My interest to record started by a desire to record my mon and my
> when they were quarreling! I thought they were so stupid, having
> arguments, and I thought that if I could only record them, and
> listen to themselves - they would end it!
> I knew of only one person having a recorder, a steel wire, and I
> hour it took to ask him to lend it to me. But once I was there, I
> shy to ask. I couldn't tell anyone about my family. I must have
been some 7
> or 8 years old.
> My nature sound recording started in the end of 1950. But that is
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