[ACCEPTABLE] My Antonia

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john2two
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Post by john2two » May 31st, 2008, 8:23 am

My Antonia by Willa Cather
http://librivox.org/my-antonia-by-willa-cather/
Book 2, Chapter 9
formats 64Kbps & 128 Kbps confirmed, ogg vorbis unchecked
downloaded as individual files

Sound throughout entire file is distorted, as if run through a distortion filter or over-compressed and then expanded. There is a continual background noise of artifacts like birds chirping. Other chapters by the same reader are not corrupted.

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Post by Starlite » May 31st, 2008, 9:02 am

Listening now. It doesn't sound too bad to me. Have you tried to d/l it again? I wonder if an archive blip created your problem. (It does happen from time to time.)

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Post by knotyouraveragejo » May 31st, 2008, 9:10 am

John,

Maybe you meant Book 2 Chapter 8? It sounds like it was a victim of the old Audacity noise removal artifacts. In order to remedy this we would have to see if the reader has the original before noise removal.

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Post by john2two » May 31st, 2008, 10:14 pm

Ack! And I thought I was being so sharp, trying to do it exactly right on my first post.

Yes, it is book 2, chapter 8 that has the problem. Sorry I wasted your time on the ch9 red herring.

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Post by Shurtagal » June 3rd, 2008, 5:08 pm

Stickified!
yeah, 2 8 sounds like it was NC in old Audacity, but interestingly 2 7 (same reader) sounds fine. thanks for bringing this up John.
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Post by hugh » June 4th, 2008, 4:52 am

pretty noise removal-y, but understandable (if not ideal). unless someone really wants to rerecord, I'm gonna delist this one.

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