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I remember a sound engineer named Bill McMeekin who worked at MiraSound around 1965. He and other MiraSound people often ate at Gus & Andy's Bar & Restaurant,
The M79 was considered to have great sound and I believe was the machine of choice for the Steely Dan's producers. Anyone who owned / operated one of these,
In 1971 I built a control room for Straight Time Productions in Pittsburgh, PA. Included was a Scully M-100 which we got thru Martin Audio, NYC. When it
Grand pa worked for Ampex and retired after 25 years. He collected and horded any Ampex item he could get his hands on . Now I have it all 1900 sq ft
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Bob Goldman was one of the most influential people in my audio career; set the stage for critical thinking, engineering, and hybridization of technologies.
This is a shot of me at the new Big board in studio A. I believe this was a string section overdub of a Diana Ross session. Bill Radice
Bought a 3M M79 24 track from Hank Sanicola in L.A. circa 1986. I think it cost about 13K, used, and heavily modded. Installed it in a home studio in Redlands
The greatest AMPEX 354 Tape Machine page
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The informative, Mirasound Studios, NY, tribute page!
I was wondering if you might be able to help me uncover some of the history of a microphone in my collection. It is a Neumann m249b with a serial number
I AND MY BAND HAD MET JIMMY IENNER IN A BAR CALLED THE HIPPY DROME IN N.Y.C. LATE 1970 OR EARLY 1971.WE THEN WENT TO HIS OFFICE IN THE BRILL BUILDING WHICH
My understanding (I believe the story is told by Les Paul in a documentary, possibly Chasing the Sound) is that Colonel Ricky Ranger brought a tape recorder
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
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
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
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
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
The A80VU MKONE HAS THE BEST SOUND DUE TO BALANCED PLAY HEAD AND NO IC,S IN THE SIGNAL PATH AND FIXED EQ COMPONENTS.NO CHIP LEG CORROSION AND NO EQ ALUMINIUM
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
How do the different Studer A80 revisions compare, sonically and functionally? My cousin has a MK IV. Tyler Burns
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
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
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
Neumann U67 Microphone
Neumann U47 Microphone
Mojo Music Studios is located in the beautiful Adelaide Hills in South Australia, Australia. It has full analogue and digital recording facilities as
Neumann M49 Microphone
The album that contained Come On Down To My Boat was recorded at Allegro Sound Studios- Engineer Bruce Staple.
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
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
Credits: The Box Set Series Gladys Knight & the Pips Producer 2013 Give Me Strength: The '74/'75 Studio Recordings Eric Clapton Engineer 2013 New
Worked with Alastair Heaslett and Bob Harshberger during that time, Alastair was the signal system, Bob the servo system. Very powerful design and very
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.
In order to standardize operations worldwide, in February 1940 RCA issued their Master Reference Book for Disc Recording as a confidential in-house document.
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
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.
Do you want something understandable that fully covers magnetic tape recorder biasing? I taught graduate classes at the Institute of Audio Research.
The best, Neve 8108, page
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
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
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,
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
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,
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
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