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Re: [RedHotJazz] New 78 rpm internet radio station

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  • nts
    Excellen! Are you Elite Syncopations too? ... ======================================= Never, never, never give in! Winston Churchill
    Message 1 of 2 , Jun 19, 2006
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      Excellen!

      Are you Elite Syncopations too?




      --- vntager8io <bryan@...> wrote:

      > After several months of preparation, I'm pleased to
      > announce that "Shellac Stack" internet
      > radio is up and running! Shellac Stack internet
      > radio is an online 24-hour-a-day station
      > playing a mix of 78s from my collection
      > (1890s-1950s). For several years, I've been
      > converting my 78 collection to MP3. Now, with
      > several thousand records in digital format, I
      > decided the time was ripe to put those MP3s to work
      > in an online radio station. I mostly
      > collect 1910s-1930s jazz and dance bands, but have
      > records from many different genres.
      > Shellac Stack internet radio is a "grab bag" format,
      > with everything from '20s dance bands
      > to "hillbilly" records to big bands, to comic songs,
      > to blues--in short, if it's on a
      > commercially-made 78 in my collection, it's good to
      > go! (I do try to limit the spoken word
      > recordings though and go primarily for musical
      > selections.)
      >
      > I launched the stream yesterday and after testing it
      > for a while, all seems to be in good
      > order. If you want to try it out yourself, just to
      > go:
      >
      > http://www.live365.com/stations/bixvenuti2
      >
      > Or you can find a link for the stream on my Shellac
      > Stack webpage:
      >
      > http://www.shellacstack.com
      >
      > Listening is free, but requires registration with
      > Live365 (also free). The stream is in 56k
      > mono MP3, so the quality is fairly high for an
      > internet radio stream, but that may cause
      > some trouble for listeners with dial-up connections.
      > Listeners with cable, DSL, T1
      > connections or better should have no problem.
      >
      > Enjoy!
      > Bryan Wright
      >
      >
      >
      >


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