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Audio Update 16/04/2021

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2SM SM1947 Tape Copy: Robin Williams Radio Show march 1979 and network promos – Reel 2 Dur: 15’16”, Mono, 7.6 MB Audio credit: SRN/BOG Download the cuesheet for this tape here (PDF, 417 KB) Ken Sparkes various audio tracks Dur: 26’41”, Mono, 12.5 MB Audio credit: KJS 1. The Story Behind The Hits – Colleen […]

Audio Update 09/04/2021

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3UZ Spot Reel – Ken Sparkes Dur: 10’07”, Mono, 4.7 MB Audio credit: KJS 1. Marchants (takes 1-3, bed, out) 2. Petite Sophisticates (take 1, 2, 2B, 3, 3B, car leasing) 3. Saibeu Reality (take 1) 4. Marchants with Tiny Tim 5. Marchants (take 1, 2, then remnants of previous recording on tape) 2SM SM1145 […]

Greetings to you and happy easter! This update should’ve gone live a couple of days ago but just like a cart that didn’t fire, so was this update. All fixed now and all audio should be working. Enjoy! 2SM SM4390 Tape Copy: “Twang” segments master mix tape 1 Dur: 37’50”, Mono, 17.7 MB Audio credit: […]

Nova 96.9 FM Sydney turns 20 today! ..and I’ve been digging and came up with these two tracks. The test transmission audio that played as a loop for a couple of weeks in the first track, and then some more test audio and the launch on the second track. Left-click to play or right-click to […]

Audio Update 26/03/2021

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2SM SM1946 Tape Copy: Robin Williams Radio Show tape 1 – March 1979 Dur: 29’32”, Mono, 13.8 MB Audio credit: SRN/BOG **This tape has a cuesheet and you can get it from here (PDF, 485 KB) 2SM SM4806 Tape Copy: ARL Grand Final manly v parramatta tape 2 – Frank Hyde Dur: 48’16”, Mono, 22.6 […]

Audio Update 19/03/2021

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2SM 7 O’Clock Special 1992: Boz Scaggs – Ken Sparkes Dur: 24’33”, Stereo, 23.0 MB Audio credit: SRN/BOG 2SM Star Enterprise promos master (9 promos) – January 17th 1992 – Ken Sparkes Dur: 7’57”, Stereo, 7.4 MB Audio credit: SRN/BOG 2SM Tape SM4467 Copy: John Lennon Special “A Portrait Of John” -Reel 2 Dur: 40’52”, […]

2SM 7 O’Clock Special 1992: 1979 Jumbo Under The Bridge – Ken Sparkes Dur: 29’56”, Stereo, 28.0 MB Audio credit: SRN/BOG 2SM Those Were The Days archive reel July 1991 Dur: 30’47”, Stereo, 28.8 MB Audio credit: SRN/BOG **NOTE: This tape has a cuesheet with track information. Download it here. (709 KB, PDF) Ken Sparkes […]

Audio Update 05/03/2021

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2SM 7 O’Clock Special 1992: 1972 – Ken Sparkes Dur: 26’14”, Stereo, 24.6 MB Audio credit: SRN/BOG Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney 2SM 7 O’Clock Special 1992: 70’s Aussie Rock – Ken Sparkes Dur: 31’24”, Stereo, 29.4 MB Audio credit: SRN/BOG Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney Ken Sparkes interviews John Lennon, 1974 Dur: […]

Audio Update 25/02/2021

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Ken Sparkes promos tape Dur: 3’35”, Mono, 1.6 MB Audio credit: KJS Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney 1. Apple 2-6. Marchants 3UZ Spot Reel: Elton John Classics – V/O Ken Sparkes Dur: 0’51”, Mono, 404 KB Audio credit: HRV Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney 3UZ Special: The Best Of Bread featuring David Gates […]

Audio Update 21/02/2021

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Various Spots and ID’s tape Dur: 6’05”, Mono, 2.7 MB Audio credit: KJS/Top Spots Restored/Dubbed by Frankster @ DSM Sydney 1. Western Toyota 2. Micrografix Seminars 3. 2UW ID Rock Whispers 4. Rocky 3 5. Cugi Menswear 6. Westons Cracker Bread 7. Saddlers Wells Royal Ballet 8. Kruger Carpets 9. Lady Chatterley’s Lover 10. Suzuki […]

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