[Maybe OT]British Library National Audit of Sound Collections

Nick Payne nick.payne at internode.on.net
Tue May 19 13:57:14 PDT 2015

On 19/05/2015 21:09, David Cantrell wrote:
> In this case the tapes are whatever unsigned bands consisting of 
> impoverished students could buy in bulk. So cheap crap made out of 
> swarf and brown paint probably. 

A friend of mine who spent a couple of decades repairing VCRs once said 
to me: "Using cheap tapes in your machine is like running a mixture of 
sandpaper and chewing gum past the heads"...

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