Midnight Oil

[Powderworks] oilslive cds jump?

ribman at manthey.com.au ribman at manthey.com.au
Fri Apr 16 06:09:00 MDT 2004

we've got a variety of responses under way, thanks to a number of 
respondents for the help.  most specifically Cheryl, one of the 
originators has taken pity on me and is helping substantially with 
advice and resources.  i will subsequently be able to assist anyone in 
australia similarly affected i guess.

On 16 Apr 2004 at 9:05, Maurice R. Kelly wrote:

Date sent:      	Fri, 16 Apr 2004 09:05:25 +0100 (BST)
From:           	"Maurice R. Kelly" <mkelly at deadheart.org.uk>
To:             	ribman at manthey.com.au
Copies to:      	powderworks at cs.colorado.edu
Subject:        	Re: [Powderworks] oilslive cds jump?

> On Apr 16, ribman at manthey.com.au wrote:
> > Hi again,
> > My cd's have a second silence between each track ... does that mean
> > that they were recorded Track-At-Once rather than Disk-At-Once?
> > Can I re-record them from these and eliminate the glitch, by now using
> > DAO, or is this just how it is ... ?
> Yeah, sounds to me like they've been done TAO. I'm not sure if you can
> easily eliminate these now. Essentially the pre-gaps (inserted in TAO
> mode) are now part of each song. So re-copying it using DAO could include
> the pre-gap. For example I use CloneCD for copying CDs - this does DAO.
> Some of my CDs have pre-gaps containing audio so I use CloneCD as it
> preserves the gaps and I don't lose any audio.
> I'd say you either need software that can remove the pre-gaps
> while it copies, or access to the original tracks so that you can remake
> the CDs with DAO instead of TAO. Or you could rip the songs to WAV files,
> and remake the CDs with software that doesn't include pre-gaps (as long as
> your ripper doesn't include them.
> Of course, this is just my opinion, and is not necessarily correct. I'd
> say the best person to respond on this would be Miron - you there Miron?
> This email is sponsored by the words pre, gap, TAO and DAO.
> Cheers,
> -- 
> Maurice R. Kelly
> mkelly at deadheart.org.uk