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by IslandPink
Mon Oct 25, 2021 1:19 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: The Audio-Talk Cycling thread.
Replies: 3252
Views: 719367

Re: The Audio-Talk Cycling thread.

Good stuff Nick.

Lovely tribute to Paul Sherwen here :
by IslandPink
Sat Oct 23, 2021 7:18 pm
Forum: Your Fave Artists
Topic: What Are You Listening To Right This Minute?
Replies: 4940
Views: 1122585

Re: What Are You Listening To Right This Minute?

I went looking for Zappa + Vinnie C . I hadn't heard this track or anything from 'The man from Utopia'. Very fine musically and lyrically, I think, Wiki has some interesting comment - "Zappa had guitarist Steve Vai overdub complex guitar parts for the entire length of the songs, which perfectly...
by IslandPink
Sat Oct 23, 2021 3:19 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Zappa documentary
Replies: 5
Views: 135

Re: Zappa documentary

Ta !
by IslandPink
Sat Oct 23, 2021 12:43 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Zappa documentary
Replies: 5
Views: 135

Re: Zappa documentary

That was very good indeed. Fiiled in a few gaps in my knowledge.
The clip of where Vinnie Colaiuta was playing, was rather impressive. Which LP would that correspond to ?
by IslandPink
Sat Oct 23, 2021 12:24 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Nothing In Particular
Replies: 13378
Views: 2530565

Re: Nothing In Particular

Ah, that's so sad, Ray. All the best for getting over it.
by IslandPink
Fri Oct 22, 2021 5:48 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Zappa documentary
Replies: 5
Views: 135

Re: Zappa documentary

Fantastic ! - well spotted.
by IslandPink
Fri Oct 22, 2021 1:05 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: The Audio-Talk Motorcycling thread.
Replies: 1054
Views: 276594

Re: The Audio-Talk Motorcycling thread.

You could get this idea from looking at typical LED components, especially red and green ones, which normally are encapsulated in a red or green plastic. The main reason for them being coloured is, however, just ease of identification. The typical wavelength bandwidth of the emission is quite narrow...
by IslandPink
Thu Oct 21, 2021 10:32 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: The Audio-Talk Cycling thread.
Replies: 3252
Views: 719367

Re: The Audio-Talk Cycling thread.

My brother in law somehow got kicked by a deer when cycling back from work last week :

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by IslandPink
Thu Oct 21, 2021 2:34 pm
Forum: Everyones Projects
Topic: mystery whine
Replies: 4
Views: 84

Re: mystery whine

Sounds like the mystery hum of Holmfield, which I read about again a few days ago !
by IslandPink
Wed Oct 20, 2021 9:19 pm
Forum: Everyones Projects
Topic: Poundland 45
Replies: 104
Views: 6284

Re: Poundland 45

Hmm. lots of trouble you didn't need !
So, was the old mains transformer a vintage IE one , or just an older toroid ?
by IslandPink
Wed Oct 20, 2021 1:04 pm
Forum: General Vinyl
Topic: Airprodigy arm is available again
Replies: 1
Views: 68

Re: Airprodigy arm is available again

Thanks Ant. Well worth promoting.
by IslandPink
Mon Oct 18, 2021 8:44 pm
Forum: Your Fave Artists
Topic: What Are You Listening To Right This Minute?
Replies: 4940
Views: 1122585

Re: What Are You Listening To Right This Minute?

Mick Jagger in 1959
( His dad is the instructor )

by IslandPink
Fri Oct 15, 2021 10:32 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Paddy Moloney
Replies: 0
Views: 171

Paddy Moloney

Another one of the greats gone. If you haven't listened to any of the Chieftains albums, particularly from the 70's then please do. Beautiful timeless stuff and finely recorded by Claddagh then Island. https://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/uknews/chieftains-founder-paddy-moloney-lived-for-music-mourners-to...
by IslandPink
Fri Oct 15, 2021 7:05 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: The Audio-Talk Motorcycling thread.
Replies: 1054
Views: 276594

Re: The Audio-Talk Motorcycling thread.

This was posted on the Joelist for some reason, thought it might be of interest ! :
by IslandPink
Fri Oct 15, 2021 1:05 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: The Audio-Talk Cycling thread.
Replies: 3252
Views: 719367

Re: The Audio-Talk Cycling thread.

That's real quick progress Nick. Impressed by you refusing opiods too. Talking of quick progress... I hadn't looked at the RRA records for years http://www.rra.org.uk/ I was checking out if Gethin Butler had set the 1000 mile record after his end to end in 2001. Answer was, yes he did. Then scanning...