Record Scratch

Saturday, January 12, 2002

Some say the sound effect that accompanied the Paula Zahn promo was a zipper. Some say it was a record scratch. Some say love, it is a river, that bends the tender reed. OTM’s producer-at-large Mike Pesca doesn’t know about all that, but he does know this: the record scratch has become more common as a commercial sound effect than as an unfortunate byproduct of dragging a needle across a 45.

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