What is it about the audio in old radio or TV broadcasts that makes them identifiable as "old"? [more inside]
Somewhat-obscure-filter, but I'm looking to generate a list of compelling audio/radio documentaries that use no or little music, but lots of other kinds of sound, to tell a story. [more inside]
Looking for a small "bookshelf" style hi fi unit. I have recently moved to the US from Australia and had to leave my great little hi fi behind. I am currently playing my CD's through a borrowed portable unit that sounds like a tin can and have been hunting for something better. [more inside]
My friends and I are interested in recreating some radio plays in podcast form. We need a lot of information! [more inside]
I need to record two people at the same time. I can't follow them around with a boom mic and I don't want them to be attached at the hip with a splitter to one recorder plus 2 lapel mics. How do I record two people, walking around, talking to each other? Do I need two recorders? AND if I have two recorders, how much of a pain will it be to edit the material/will it sound weird? How is this normally done? It is for the radio. [more inside]
How to identify the music used to close today's 15 Nov. program The Strand on BBC World Service. I've searched the BBC Website(s) but failed to find it.
Looking for articles and essays concerning the early days of the phonograph and radio--especially the cultural impact. [more inside]
Is there an audio plugin that will emulate the mono sound compression used by AM radio stations?
You know that morning radio broadcast Bill Murray wakes up to in Groundhog day every morning? [more inside]
How can I upgrade my home sound system & radio to a 21st century solution, without breaking the budget?
How can I upgrade my home sound system & radio to a 21st century solution, without breaking the budget? I have CDs and an old boom box that plays CDs & analog radio. What's the best system to upgrade to for the next 5-10 years? [more inside]
Why is my Mac G5 picking up radio signals? [more inside]
What to do with a Receiver? Someone in my building left a decent Pioneer receiver near the dumpster, obviously hoping that someone would put it to good use. I believe I might be that person, but am not sure what to do with it. I've already got a reliable radio that I enjoy listening to, my record player has it's own pre-amp, and I don't feel a need to add surround sound to the TV (in part because it would mean buying a mess of speakers). But I'm betting someone out there in MeFi land has a clever and novel idea for how it might be employed. [more inside]
When I was a kid in the late 70s and early 80s, I used to hear this strange, eerie tune on the radio late at night. What WAS it? [more inside.] [more inside]