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I'll never forget the first time a U67 was used on my amp. The recording room was medium-sized, this was maybe 1986. The engineers had already positioned
Dave Brubeck, who died one day short of his 92nd birthday (December 5, 2012), wasn't my first interest in modern music, yet I have come to see him as a
This console was acquired in 2007 in Buenos Aires (Argentina) belonged to a study that was dismantled, today is installed in the studio A of El Omburecods,
I know Joel personally for years. He is a talented engineer and very good in mechanics as well electronics. He told me he is also worked for Presto. He
Berry recorded twice at Sound Exchange Studios. Maybe Phyllis could add a date to the photos. The first set of sessions was on May 30/31, 1973. Details
Just a little update on your article about the custom built console in studio C Criteria. Your article states It was replaced after eleven years with an
A slight correction, the first picture is of Power Station Studio A which has an 8088 console. That was an 8068 (normally 32 channels) with 8 more channels.
Bayshore recording was built for and owned by Bill Szymczyk. Records recorded and or mixed there. The Eagles The Long Run Joe Walsh But Seriously Folks
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I lived down the street at 1343 Chestnut St., with my parents and younger brothers. One day Fred was walking his dog when he heard my brother's band practicing
Gary Kelgren hired me in 1968, Record Plant NY as house engineer.. In 1971 I moved to RP Los Angeles and worked until 1973. My married name was Lillian
Thunder Sound Studios was located in Toronto, not Montreal. In 1978 Tom Brennand (Anne Murray engineer) was chiel engineer at Thunder Sound where he used
America. A research and writing work during the last two years by sound engineer Julián Zafra, resulted in the book Engineering of sound, concepts, fundamentals
The MCI 500 from CBS London. Svend Christiansen
minor correction - Thunder Sound was located in Toronto, not Montreal; made it a lot easier to move the Olive across town to Brian Mitchell's Studio 306
Crazy tales from the studio.
I'm looking for 16 track 2 heads for Ampex mm1100. Mike McHugh
Bert De Coteaux was a great man. I learn a lot from him. I always wanted to write and sell my own commercials; well bert shows me how to do that. I was
I had 3 mixing consoles during the 34 years of studio ownership. The MCI was by far the best. An amazing amount of head room , And one of the punchier
The origins of the plasma meters come from CBS London who gave MCI an NTP plasma meter and said, This, all along the console, please. The meters originally
Recording engineer in the 70's. Did a lot of night sessions in a large studio in Melbourne - before an audio accident left me with no highs in my left
Were can I get one? John Kramer
Yes Hello indeed thanks for sharing! Keith Miller
I have dozens of early Magnecord transports and preamps (some believed to be Demo’s & prototypes) and hundreds/thousands of parts and manuals. All from
Photo of Jimi Hendrix at console is at Record Plant Studios, not Electric Lady Studio
I specified, purchased & built this little 16 track rig specifically for sessions outside of a typical studio environment. This all came about after realizing
Great site, great photos! I'm wondering where I can order a copy of Rockin In The Desert? On Amazon it appears to be out of print. Thanks guys! -Nat
I'm after the Studer 807 special edition in red. email@example.com Jan Anthonisz
I have had this machine since about 1982 when I worked in Abbey Road (EMI Studios). I know that Abbey Road did not prefer to use Ampex for various reasons
Way back when- when there were only TWO Sony 3324s in all of Miami - and much to the chagrin of our producer who was very regretful that we had even been
i need information on the simon and garfunkel's photographer in holland 1966.
Ken and I worked the music circles in FL. New River studios was a wonderful atmosphere for creating and recording right at home. The staff was wonderful
The guitarist in the Four Seasons photos playing the Gibson Super 400 arch top electric guitar is Eric Gale. The gentleman playing the Danelectro guitar
Pictures of Hendrix are at Record Plant NYC during the making of Electric Lady Land, It is not Electric Lady Studio. There is no such thing as Electric
A method to route audio tracks to a bus for some kind of common processing, such as applying the same effect(s) to multiple tracks. Bill R
LOOKING FOR A REMOTE FOR A MCI 24 TRACK RECORDER. Our manual identifies it as being a jh - 24b. Ramon Jimenez
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?
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