[78-L] Flanging

Doug Pomeroy audiofixer at verizon.net.invalid
Tue Feb 9 15:20:34 PST 2016

The effect is created when the two recordings move in and out of sync,
so it isn't just that one is slower, but that it gradually slows down and 
then speeds up.

>> On Feb 8, 2016, at 2:24 PM, Malcolm <malcolm at 78data.com.invalid> wrote:
>> Hmmm... and all this time I thought flanging was the art of dragging 
>> ones thumb along the outer edge of a 10.5" tape reel to slow down the 
>> playback a little. It was used near the beginning of Little Richard's 
>> "Keep A Knockin'" on Specialty 611. This record was manufactured in the 
>> studio from a fragment which had been recorded live. That would have 
>> been sometime in mid-1957.
>> Whether instances of flanging pre-dates this instance is unknown to me.
>> Malcolm


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