[78-L] fwd: The Fading Sounds of Analog Technology

Malcolm Rockwell malcolm at 78data.com
Fri Mar 4 09:53:14 PST 2011

Aw hell, why don't you break down and get them an RCA 45rpm changer and 
some rock n roll records?
As far as the radio dial goes, I can scan through the stations on my 
digital car radio. Granted, it ain't quite the same but it kinda 
approximates spinning a dial, so they can't be totally clueless.


On 3/4/2011 6:54 AM, Michael Shoshani wrote:
> My children (12, 15, 18) have never heard the sound of a rotary "click"
> television tuner. My two oldest have heard a rotary dial phone, but not
> my youngest. None are conversant with the sound of a radio tuner between
> stations, since modern radios have digital tuning that can be punched
> in, nor are they familiar with the chatter and plop of a record changer.
> They are familiar with records, but only because I have a spring-driven
> internal horn talking machine.
> MS
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