Hi! Please contact me off list. Thanks in advance.
--Jerome ----- Original Message ----- From: "hoosac1877" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: <Zappa-List@yahoogroups.com> Sent: Tuesday, January 04, 2005 5:27 PM Subject: [Zappa-List] gmail accounts, etc. > > > Folks, > > Picking up on a previous posting, in a fit of New Year's generosity, I > will shed my lurker's coat for a few moments to let y'all know that I > have five gmail accounts to share to the first five who respond to me > off-list - but read on first; there's a bit of a catch. > > To make this posting at least someone relevant to this group's overall > thrust and mission, here's my dilemma: In the 1990s, I was actively > involved in *non-profit* trading of tapes of FZ concerts; between 1991 > and 1997, I amassed approximately 1,600 hours' worth of FZ on tape, > before I eventually burned out on the whole thing. About 900 of these > tapes are properly labeled and have even been listened to, but I have > stacks of tapes collecting dust; since becoming someone's father, I > have simply not had the time to indulge in many of my past loves and > hobbies. > > In any event, also contributing to the stagnation of my collecting was > that as new technologies emerged, I was a bit slow on the uptake. As > more and more folks began to talk about, and become increasingly > proficient at, trading CD-Rs and downloading mp3- and shn-files, I > fell farther and farther behind, not knowing what most of these things > are, let alone what they do and/or what's required to make them work > properly. > > It wasn't until about two months ago that I finally acquired the > ability to burn CDs... and I have yet to do so. Thus, here's my > question: what would be the best way to transfer all these Maxell and > TDK tapes to CDs? By "best," I mean in what manner would I be able to > best preserve the integrity of the original recording? How would I go > about removing any annoying and/or distracting cuts and breaks in the > recordings? What would be the most economical way to transfer 1,600+ > hours of tape onto CDs? What kinds of hardware and software would be > necessary to accomplish this? > > Your expertise and willingness to share and educate a novice would be > most appreciated. As I said above, I have five gmail accounts with > 1000 MBs of storage to disseminate, and would be very happy to dole > these out in exchange for your help. Please contact me off-list. > > Many thanks and in the hope that peace will be restored before long, I > wish each and every one of you happy new year. > > Frank > > > > > > For further Z-related fun, please visit http://www.thebignote.com or http://www.killuglyradio.com , thank you. > Yahoo! Groups Links > > > > > > > For further Z-related fun, please visit http://www.thebignote.com or http://www.killuglyradio.com , thank you. Yahoo! Groups Links <*> To visit your group on the web, go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Zappa-List/ <*> To unsubscribe from this group, send an email to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] <*> Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to: http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/