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Transcript of commentary

Listen to this…

Can you hear a click, right at the start? Let's zoom in and see what's happening there.

OK, there we can see the problem. It's starting with an offset. So what we can do is simply get rid of that bit. Shuffle it, and here we go…

Much better.

With the click…

And without the click…

Much better!

By David Mellor Friday November 22, 2013