May 18th, 2008

May 17 2008: Typewriter Chatter. My favourite writing machine, the Olympia Report de Luxe Electric Typewriter; Early 80's model. I will eventually record all my other typewriters, and both printing presses. Gear: Zoom H2 w/Builtin mics (See pic). WAV: 44.1/16bit.


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    pipophotoshop_2000 7 years, 9 months ago

    the best...thanks

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    mmmart 7 years, 10 months ago


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    comunica-t 8 years, 1 month ago

    Cool sound! it was exactly what I was looking for!

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    lonemonk 9 years, 6 months ago

    C&P; Press circa 189x:


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    lonemonk 9 years, 6 months ago

    While I'm already contributing to my own comment section, I might as well reveal my personal philosophy on this general topic:

    What intriques me about typewriters (Electric or manual) is the fact that with immediate and permanent transcription, even if the power goes out, you still have ever letter up to the point where that happens. Since all machines eventually break-down, nothing stops one from moving that same piece of paper to another machine. Try THAT on a computer with no backup of the data!

    My Printing-press is another topic all-together and I will gush about that at another time. But, let it be known that this thing is so well-built that my great-great-great offspring will have to somehow deal with it! (try THAT with a modern computer)

    Just for the record, I am not *that* old (37), but I do agree with art lasting as long as possible under the circumstances. (Hence why I hope Freesound is around forever)

    Thanks all!

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