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###@£^=»..                tape dream                ..»=^£@###
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###@£^=».. for  storing  music on.  also  data  but ..»=^£@###
####£^=».. at  this  point  in   time   that's  not ..»=^£####
###@£^=»..         really important i think.        ..»=^£@###
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##£==.....      ======== types of tape ========     .....==£##
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###@£^=»..           class i - "bad" iron           ..»=^£@###
##@@£^=»..         class ii - good chromium         ..»=^£@@##
###@£^=»..      class iii - bad iron part two       ..»=^£@###
#@££===»..       class iv - dangerous metals        ..»===££@#
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###@£^=».. rumors exist about a secret class v tape ..»=^£@###
###@£^=»..         that is actually useful.         ..»=^£@###
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@£££=.....                == bias ==                .....=£££@
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#£^»...... class i  uses  one  hundred  and  twenty ......»^£#
###@£^=»..   micro-something while the others all   ..»=^£@###
#@^=...... use   seventy   of   the   same    unit. ......=^@#
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###@£^=»..        ^^^^^^^^^ aha and ^^^^^^^^^       ..»=^£@###
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####@£^».. class  iv is  apparently  too  strong to ..»^£@####
###@£^=».. be  used  on  class  i players. it  will ..»=^£@###
###@£^=».. sound   too  lound  and  it   cannot  be ..»=^£@###
@@^»...... completely erased. this  is  very  well. ......»^@@
###@£^=»..  maybe some wonderful blending effects   ..»=^£@###
###@£^=»..            could be achieved?            ..»=^£@###
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@^^=...... they  also gnaw at  the tape heads a bit ......=^^@
##@£^=....      better than earlier tape types.     ....=^£@##
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###@£^=»..       ======== artifacts ========        ..»=^£@###
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###@£^=».. good tapes  are decent  and  have a good ..»=^£@###
##@@£^=».. high  frequency presence,  bad tapes are ..»=^£@@##
###@£^=».. lofi if not  outright  bad. idk, i kinda ..»=^£@###
@^»»......                 like it.                 ......»»^@
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##£==»»... bias loss:  if you forget  the bias  who ...»»==£##
###@£^=».. knows  whats  even   on  there   anymore ..»=^£@###
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@@@£=.....  flutter: kinda quick pitch variations.  .....=£@@@
###@£^=»..   beautiful, wonderful, extraordinary.   ..»=^£@###
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#@@££^=».. wow: a slower flutter,  usually  several ..»=^££@@#
##@^=..... seconds  long.  what  up.  both of these .....=^@##
#@£=».....    increase when tape speed decreases.   .....»=£@#
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###@£^=».. print through: tapes  rub  sound on each ..»=^£@###
@£^»»»»».. other  if  theyre  alone  for  too  long ..»»»»»^£@
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