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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

Bob Crewe

Bob Crewe

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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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Jan 02, 2015

Jeep Harned

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Jan 02, 2015

Interesting look at how a session can go down...

This is a neat look into what made the Four Seasons sound so good... The singers the people who back them up.. It shows that it takes teamwork to bring

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Dec 09, 2014

AKG C414 Microphone

The, informative, AKG C414 page

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Dec 09, 2014

Tim Rose Session

I believe these photos may be of Tim Rose.

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Oct 27, 2014

Shadow Morton - Morton George connection???

Did Shadow Morton possibly record as Morton George on Amy 858 - Come On In / The Stretch? (A wild and crazy record) Just wondering if there's a connection.

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Oct 22, 2014

My Family

I'm proud of my music industry connections, since I was born into them. My grandmother, Ernestine Atwell May, was a jazz pianist and songwriter; among

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Sep 28, 2014

Carol Robins...vocalist, performer, old friend of Bert de Coteaux

Bert...its been too long. Danny Holgate and I stay in touch. Followed Al Kasha, Joel Hirshhorn, and Jill Williams to Hollywood and was totally involved

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Sep 25, 2014

Urei 1176 Peak Limiter

Urei 1176 Peak Limiter

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Sep 14, 2014

Columbia Studios New York, NY

The best Columbia Studios New York, NY pictures

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Sep 13, 2014

Manager of 'Labelle' the group

A gentle reminder and correction to your column, Bob Crewe and Kenny Noland co writers of 'Lady Marmalade' for the 'group' Labelle. Patti Labelle was the

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Sep 03, 2014

For Love Of The 350

I am a Broadcast Engineer that began my career in the 60's as board op at a classical music FM station. We used the Ampex 350 machines to play voice tracks

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Aug 22, 2014

Recording, Film and Broadcast Consoles

The Recording, Film and Broadcast Consoles, page!

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Aug 22, 2014

Pete Weiss - Engineer at Gotham recording, HR Studios (Hollywood, CA), Mira Sound Studios, Vanguard Records, Don Elliott Productions, Regent Sound Studio, Juggy Sound Studio, Columbia Records

I believe the smiling gentleman with the black-framed glasses and reddish jacket is Irving Spice, studio violinist and (often) contractor (an AFM term)

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Aug 20, 2014

3M M56 Tape Machine

The, 3M M56, Tape Machine information page.

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Aug 01, 2014

Directory of Audio Industry Professionals

Directory of Audio Industry Professionals

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Aug 01, 2014

Ampex ATR-800 wired remote

This is the remote control for the ATR-800.

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Jul 25, 2014

Mojo Music Studios Adelaide Hills South Australia

I have recently refurbished this MCI JH652 console with full automation and patch bay. Quite rare to see one this big these days and thought you might

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Jul 03, 2014

Great Train Robbery Session - Sound Center Studios, NYC

The best, Great Train Robbery - Sound Center Studios, NYC, page

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Jun 22, 2014

Bill Radice Mirasound Engineer 1969-1973

I worked there during a tumultuous period, although everything about Bob was a firestorm of ideas, plans, and construction, and endless construction. Bob

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