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Hi, I have an original (not B or C rev) 440 and bought a remote for it, but do not see a receptacle for it on the control box. Were there no remote provisions
Mr. Tom walked up on me mixing live in young circle (Hollywood) and offered me suggestions. I will never forget his suggestions. What a gentleman, I will
Ingesón Estudios was created in 1966 by the eminent Acoustic Engineer, Historian and Musical Critic Manuel Drezner. From its beginnings, Ingesón was distinguished
In 1971, Emerson Lake and Palmer wrote and recorded the song Are you ready Eddie on their album Tarkus (Track #6). Lyrics available on-line pay tribute
I bought my JH556-D LM because after figuring out which studio's and producers did the best sounding records ever, i also found out the consoles that have
Story goes, Les invents sound-on-sound by installing an extra head on the Ampex Model 200a that Bing Crosby gave him. Problem is.... every picture of the
Roy Haley needs some recognition. Tom Lanik
How can I get a service manual or download schematics for a 725D? Thank you, Richard Marsh (530) 885-6809
How about having to break up a fight in the studio between two people in the band.....a husband and wife no less!?! I could see things were getting ugly
Before I went to work full time as an engineer at Criteria in 1967, I worked for Jeep in his small repair shop/labaoratory on Sunrise Boulevard in Fort
I have what looks like a 255 amp but is has no ID plate and Volume,Bass and Balance post on the back of the amp any one have any information in this amp?
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In the picture of Stax (Museum) Studio . I own the 280 2 track in the picture. It was found in the back of a local Memphis studio at which Bobby Manuel
Thank you for wonderful site. I been collecting tube tape recorders for years Currently have around 300 from different countries Ampex is my favorite
We went to great lengths to restore and modify these two consoles for doing 50's style recording straight to Ampex full track 350.
I enjoy seeing this different things about your outstanding career in the music industry. You made major contributions and deserve the recognition. In
Hi, my name is John Trauscht. My father, Donald Trauscht, was hired by the owner of Langevin (Ed Swanson?) from 1964-1967 to pull the company out of the
I used to own a small 8 track studio that specialized in radio and TV spot work. I also worked as a VO talent in that room and various other studios. I
My experience with this tape deck is at the electronic music studio at Harvard University in the mid 1980s. They had two of the two track Scullys side
Theres a very important studio in Argentina called Estudio Ion, which has a set of great gear, among a few, a MCI JH500. cheers! Gino Ivan
I started as a trainee at Universal Sound back in 1973 and my first job, for my boss and guru - Lou Hanks, was to wire this desk in to the film dubbing
Mr. Poniatoff Ekkehart Willms
Reminds me of the Helios Oslo, Norway Console frame. CJ
Bob was my uncle. I miss him and Lynn, his wife, a great deal. I grew up in Mirasound. Scott Hornstein
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
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
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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