Lately I tried listening to Sputnik Radio
which streams in real audio.
Sometimes their stream has that "underwater" sound
for a short while, then it sounds fine.
Then later the "underwater" sound comes back, then goes away.
So I researched this problem and found out about "cooked MP3's"
Info I found from Uncook95
What is "cooking"?
When a server sends binary information as text, the resulting data is referred to here as "cooked".
The problem is caused by the insertion of linefeeds at semi-regular intervals.
What causes "cooking"?
"Cooking" occurs because the server that you are retrieving data from
is not properly configured to be aware that a particular binary file type is indeed binary.
Most servers default to a text mode when type is unknown.
What are your thoughts on all this?
What I'm looking for is more knowledge,
before I jump into uncooking a recorded stream with