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25 June 2012
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The Strawberry
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Hello again, my Beatles buddies! 😀

 

Some of you know that I am a musician. I’m in the midst of recording an album but it’s very experimental. I’m looking for those kind of radio frequency sounds like in I Am The Walrus . I have been looking on craigslist for an old radio. Anything in particular to for a radio with this kind of sound? Any help would be much appreciated.

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25 June 2012
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Longwave radio but it would need to be manual tuning where you turn the tuning wheel not press a button. That certainly gets the sound in the UK but i havent tried it anywhere else.

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25 June 2012
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What if I bought an old vintage transistor radio?

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25 June 2012
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I would imagine so but dont sue me if not. It would certainly have to be old and not just be the common noise you get today on the portable radios.

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28 June 2012
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Presumably you just need one with a tuning dial rather than buttons. They used to be everywhere in the 80s – I’m sure you could find one in a junk shop.

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