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Re: [ARSCLIST] Muzak is bankrupt
For the 1963-4 World's Fair, I made a 3-3/4 ips 14" background music tape
for a reversable Scully that was used for background music in various
venues. Mine was at the daily fashion show. I also ran their PA every day-
no days off- for 6 months.
Some jobs have different benefits than others.
For a different job, I made another tape for use in, of all things, an
----- Original Message -----
From: "Mike Richter" <mrichter@xxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, February 12, 2009 12:49 PM
Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Muzak is bankrupt
David Breneman wrote:
--- On Thu, 2/12/09, Dave Nolan <davenolanaudio@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
I remember a K-Mart in Tacoma (the first one in this area)
that opened in the 1960s. (What a bunch of cheap junk. My
parents bought me a pair of shoes there that didn't last
two days. Anyway, back on topic...) I remember there being
several 7" tape decks behind the customer service counter
that played the background music. I don't know if the
music was licensed from Muzak, but it definitely wasn't
piped in; it was played from within the store. FWIW.
One of the Naxos family of recordings is a collection of 'soft classics'
for storecast. IIRC, they are sold in sets of ten or twenty CDs. At Klaus
Heyman's suggestion, I made an MP3 CD-ROM to provide uninterrupted play so
no one would have to attend to the player throughout the day.
I've no idea whether the CD-ROM version was ever issued. Of course, Klaus
had all rights to the recordings and they were licensed for storecast use.