Peshawar, June 30 (ANI): With a minidisk
recorder in her hand, Asma rushes around in a small Peshawar studio, trying to finish editing a radio news bulletin so that she can make it back to her home before dark.
"It was recorded on Thom's minidisk
player at a battered old piano in his house - you can hear his girlfriend washing up in the background, it's a stupidly beautiful song."
"I adored him and bought anything he wanted - state-of-the-art speakers, a minidisk
player, backing tracks, amps and lights.
For the purpose of this study, when music technology or digital technology is referred to, it includes such technology as: computers, the Internet, synthesisers, MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface), drum machines, sound modules, MP3 players and minidisk
Publishers can "push" offline publications (on portable formats such as floppy disc, minidisk
, CDROM, DVD, or hard drive) mostly through the post, and online publications through email or an electronic drop box, to the library, although the deposit of online publications is not required by legislation.
"Sending an investigative unit with a hidden minidisk
recorder to the northern province of Takhar - where Afghanistan's medium and low-grade heroin is trafficked into Tajikistan, and on toward Europe - the Monitor recorded four police commanders.
Shipments of audio equipment such as minidisk
and CD players and radio-cassette recorders rose 9.9 percent to 14.7 billion yen for the 11th consecutive monthly increase.
Artists should submit a demo of three original tracks (no more than six minutes each) on minidisk
, digital cassette (DAT) or CD.
The winner received the Staying Alive Award (a glass plaque) and a SONY minidisk
. Second place entry received only the SONY equipment.
Sony advanced 50 yen to 3,850 yen on its plan to release four models of audio devices in Japan in June that support its new minidisk
format, Hi-MD, featuring a recording capacity of up to 45 hours of music.
Sony had led the market in computers which can be linked to acoustic instruments, enabling users to listen to music transferred from them to minidisk
players, but its rivals have begun doing the same.