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Nov 12, 2015

Harry Angus, Author

Hi, I'm writing The Encyclopedia Of Jerry Garcia Music Venues. I'm interested in locating an exterior photo of Criteria Studios. I'd need it at least

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Nov 01, 2015

Prof. John Sisti

I think it was 1973 or 1974 when, as I recall, two MCI 24 track showed up at A&M records in Los Angles. They were brought to Tom May Senior. I think his

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Nov 01, 2015

Prof. John Sisti

I do see a mention of Alison with the Kepex and GainBrain. They both made strong contributions to the development of signal processing. As a programmable

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Aug 18, 2015

Mirasound Studios, NY

The informative, Mirasound Studios, NY, tribute page!

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Aug 16, 2015

"He Wont Stay"

Hi, this has to be a long shot but I used to own a 7 45rpm acetate with your label on and in type it says He Wont Stay (being the song title, its a female

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Aug 03, 2015

George Schowerer

The best, George Schowerer, page

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Jul 18, 2015

Bill Fields

W.C. Fields died on Christmas day, 1946. Fields was horribly ill the last 2 3 years of his life. Hence, the recording Les supposedly played for Fields

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Jul 08, 2015

AMPEX 354 Tape Machine

The greatest AMPEX 354 Tape Machine page

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Jun 11, 2015



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May 20, 2015

Bruce Brown Vintage Tube Audio

I am in desperate need of a copy of the factory manual on the Fairchild 275's. I have rebuilt a pair but have not been able to find out how to set up the

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May 16, 2015

Difference between Studer A80 Tape Machine MK I - MK IV?

How do the different Studer A80 revisions compare, sonically and functionally? My cousin has a MK IV. Tyler Burns

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May 10, 2015

Phil Topps

Many a night when I wasn't playing my own gigs, at the Sandpiper, in my home, Bay Shore, listening to the Super Suds of Rhythm. Warren could make that

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May 06, 2015

TELEFUNKEN Elektroakustik VF14K replacement for the VF14M Vacuum Tube

Users of vintage U-47 or U-48 microphone(s) know that the supply of original TELEFUNKEN GmbH VF-14M tubes is exceptionally limited and frightfully expensive

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May 05, 2015

Philip Topps, Greenwich Village 1965

My band, the Islanders, was the house band at Rick Allman's Cafe Bizarre for the whole summer of '65, when the Spoonful were at the Night Owl. We all used

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Apr 30, 2015



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Apr 30, 2015

Neumann U67

Neumann U67 Microphone

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Apr 29, 2015

Neumann U47 Microphone

Neumann U47 Microphone

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Apr 29, 2015

Mojo Music Studios

Mojo Music Studios is located in the beautiful Adelaide Hills in South Australia, Australia. It has full analogue and digital recording facilities as

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Apr 28, 2015

Neumann M49

Neumann M49 Microphone

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Apr 28, 2015

Bob Crewe

Bob Crewe

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Apr 25, 2015

History of Recording

History of Recording - The guide to Recording Studio History and Knowledge - Celebrating the Recording Industry!

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Apr 22, 2015

Bruce Staple Engineer

The album that contained Come On Down To My Boat was recorded at Allegro Sound Studios- Engineer Bruce Staple.

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Apr 21, 2015


I used to work in radio, and I have always been fascinated with audio recording and production. On a tour of RCA Studio B in Nashville, I saw two Mojo

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Apr 20, 2015

George Raymond Recording Studio/ Live engineer

During the 60's George recorded many of Jamaica's Ska groups including the Skatalites with Don Drommond on trombone., recordings at this time were limited

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Apr 18, 2015

Ralph Moss

Credits: The Box Set Series Gladys Knight & the Pips Producer 2013 Give Me Strength: The '74/'75 Studio Recordings Eric Clapton Engineer 2013 New

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Apr 12, 2015

Jim Hartley (Ampex Audio Engineering 1979-1982)

Worked with Alastair Heaslett and Bob Harshberger during that time, Alastair was the signal system, Bob the servo system. Very powerful design and very

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Apr 12, 2015

Music on 60 minutes

In 1978 the CBS television show 60 minutes did an episode on the process of recording music.. The program featured TK artists Peter Brown and Betty Wright.

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Apr 08, 2015

RCA Recording facilities worldwide February 1940

In order to standardize operations worldwide, in February 1940 RCA issued their Master Reference Book for Disc Recording as a confidential in-house document.

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Apr 08, 2015

MCI & Harrison

David Harrison developed the world's first in-line console where the output channel was located above the input channel. This was also the first console

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Apr 08, 2015

Gary Vandy Studio Center Partner Engineer/Producer

Studio Center opened as a recording facility in 1973 as a 4 track room..in a large screening room. In 1977 we installed a second room with 24 track capabilities.

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Apr 07, 2015

Magnetic tape recorder biasing

Do you want something understandable that fully covers magnetic tape recorder biasing? I taught graduate classes at the Institute of Audio Research.

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Apr 06, 2015

Neve 8108

The best, Neve 8108, page

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Apr 06, 2015

NEVE 8128 Console

STUDIO DU BRAS D'OR acquired the desk to NOS (Netherland television) in 32 channels configuration during 90's. It have ben recently modified by adding

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Apr 05, 2015

Michael Shea - Audio engineer retired

If you want to place the Olive console in the time period it was developed, you MUST delve into some late 1960s / early 1970s DB magazines. They were the

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Mar 31, 2015

Fred Weinberg

A few photos of Engineer- producer Fred Weinberg with Tony (I like it like that) Pabon, and others including Joe Beck, Sinatra -Tito Puente, A&R recording,

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Mar 22, 2015

Bob McGraw

Best I recall, the console pictured here was located in Studio B Nashville. It used Langevin faders and EQ's. These were a carry over from the faders

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Mar 06, 2015

Philip Topps

Skip, I read in your response to Emo R. that you had some old tapes of the Super Suds. Can you tell me if you have transferred them to CD, and if so,

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Mar 06, 2015

ISO Criteria Studios photo

Hi, I'm writing The Encyclopedia Of Jerry Garcia Music Venues. I'm interested in locating an exterior photo of Criteria Studios. I'd need it at least 1mb

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Mar 06, 2015

Sr. Engineer, KG6FDM

I was a field engineer for Mincom in their earliest days and knew Jack Mullen, not sure about the other engineers. Mr.Frank Healy, Bing Crosbys manager

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Mar 01, 2015

Record Producer

This is Papa Don Schroeder with engineer, George Schowerer and artist Jimmy Jones, of Handy Man fame.

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Feb 16, 2015

Memories of the Bing Crosby Enterprise Shop in Hollywood

My father, Eugene F. Brown worked for Bing Crosby Enterprises as a recording/mechanical engineer during the development of video on tape. My father was

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Feb 02, 2015

Gary S. Paxton

Gary S. Paxton started trying to write at the age of 10. He has written or co-written over 2000 songs. He has been very blessed. Approximately 600 of them

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Jan 31, 2015

Recording the Album "LIFE" with Criteria Studios Top Musicians


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Jan 20, 2015

Console designed and built by Sandy Lamont. Lamont Audio LLC

This console designed and built by Sandy Lamont features 990c amps and opa2604 op amps. It has a 4 band fully parametric eq section and a dynamics section

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Jan 20, 2015

Lamont Audio LLC

Follow up pics. Sandy Lamont

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Jan 16, 2015

Sandy Lamont - Owner lamont audio llc

Sully 288b still in use. May be the only one still in working order. Originally used at A &M studios purchased in the mid 70's from Las Vegas recorders

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Jan 09, 2015

Greg Pine, Chief Engineer, Pacific Recording Studio (Early 1970's)

Fred was my mentor in the recording business. I learned more about the business and techniques from Fred, than any other person in the industry. Fred

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Jan 02, 2015

Neve A646 Console

Neve A646 Console

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Jan 02, 2015

Jeep Harned and Chuck Kirkpatrick at a Criteria reunion party, late 90's...

Jeep Harned and Chuck Kirkpatrick at a Criteria reunion party, late 90's... Chuck Kirkpatrick

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