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Re: Hidden tracks on cd?
I tend to agree. I lost patience with an Eno disk that had it - was it
"Nerve Net"? - and the fact that I've let it fall off the edge of my
tells you that if you want your piece to be remembered, don't 'hide' it.
From: "Todd Pafford" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> My suggestion for hiding tracks on a CD? Don't.
> Let me just chime in on the side against hidden tracks. I love the
> tracks, but I hate the fact that they're hidden. Call 'em bonus
> tracks and slap them on at the end. Don't make us muck about with
> silence at the end of an album or a track that I have to rewind to
> before track 1. If you don't want us to hear it, don't put it on the
> disc. If you do want us to hear it, put it there and let us access
> it. Hidden tracks were cool & clever fifteen years ago. Now, I just
> want to listen to the music.
> Todd, feeling like a curmudgeon this morning. :)
> On 4/3/06, Andreas Wetterberg <email@example.com> wrote:
>> I have an autechre ep with a "pre-track" on it. If I recall correctly
>> you need to press play first, let it play for a second, and THEN rewind
>> it. Also IIRC you can do this with CD architect, but I think you have to
>> turn off some settings regarding red book compliance ;)
>> jj 179 wrote:
>> > I thought if anybody would have some good ideas, it'd be you guys,
>> > so...
>> > What are your suggestions on the best way to put a hidden track on an
>> > audio cd these days?