Lineage & Mission


The mission of this site is to preserve obscure, sombre and grotesque sounds released on tape and vinyl. All tapes are digitized using the lineage below. Dolby noise reduction is only applied when explicitly mentioned on the release. All vinyl is digitized using the lineage below

Tape lineage

  • Played on Nakamichi RX 202

Vinyl lineage

  • Played on Pro-ject 1Xpression Carbon Classic with 2M Silver cart
  • Onkyo HT-R693

Shared lineage

  • Recorded with Roland DUO-CAPTURE EX
  • The silence is cut out, normalization is applied and the tracks are split using Audacity
  • Converted with flac -8
  • Tagged with puddletag followed by a beet import