Re: vocal transformation in early film

Subject: Re: vocal transformation in early film
From: Richard Wentk (
Date: Sun Nov 20 2005 - 16:48:27 EST

At 21:39 20/11/2005, you wrote:
>Sparky was definitely vocoding. I had the 78s until recently. Sparky has
>conversations with instruments of the orchestra in fine vocoding style.

I thought so. The effect sounds like vocoding. It doesn't sound to me like
a voice box. There's a trademark multi-band resonance effect which is
characteristic of vocoding but isn't reproduced by acoustic methods (which,
incidentally, can cause you to lose your fillings...)


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