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Features

A New Master

Feature | Topic: Tape, Vinyl, CD, DAT | Music Technology, Jul 1990

With Digital Audio Tape becoming widely used for mastering, it's important to know how it differs from its quarter-inch predecessor and how it can benefit you. Vic Lennard acknowledges his new master.

Cassette Duplication

Feature | Topic: Mastering, Tape, Vinyl, CD, DAT | Home & Studio Recording, Aug 1984

Where to go and what to do if you require multiple cassette copies of your recorded masterpieces.

Choosing A Cassette Tape

Feature | Topic: Recording, Tape, Vinyl, CD, DAT | Home & Studio Recording, Sep 1983
Tape Talk

Clean Living

Feature | Topic: Tape, Vinyl, CD, DAT | Making Music, Oct 1986

DAT's Life

Feature | Topic: Tape, Vinyl, CD, DAT | Music Technology, Jul 1989

Confused about DAT? Vic Lennard guides you gently through the ins and outs, the pros and cons and the whys and wherefores of Digital Audio Tape.

Digital Audio Discs

Feature | Topic: Digital Audio, Tape, Vinyl, CD, DAT | Electronics & Music Maker, Feb 1982
How the LP went in for a transplant and came back a DAD

An explanation of the technology behind the new sound recording revolution: how the LP went in for a transplant and came back a DAD!

Digital Recording - Part 2

Feature | Topic: Digital Audio, Tape, Vinyl, CD, DAT | Electronics & Music Maker, Dec 1982
The Compact Disc

Doing That Digital Thing

Feature | Topic: Digital Audio, Recording, Tape, Vinyl, CD, DAT | Making Music, Sep 1986

Producer John Walters discusses how those noughts and ones will affect us musiciany beings.

Dolby S Explained

Feature | Topic: Recording, Tape, Vinyl, CD, DAT | Recording Musician, Aug 1992

Dave Lockwood explains how Dolby S noise reduction increases the potential of analogue tape recorders.

From Studio To Street - The Story Of DAT

Feature | Topic: Digital Audio, Tape, Vinyl, CD, DAT | Sound On Sound, Nov 1990

With DAT poised to make the leap from the professional recording studio to the high street, David Mellor looks at the benefits of the format to home recording.

Hi-Fi

Feature | Topic: Tape, Vinyl, CD, DAT | Electronics & Music Maker, Aug 1982
Tape Bias & Overloading

How It Works - Tape Machines - Part 1

Feature | Topic: Sound Fundamentals, Tape, Vinyl, CD, DAT | Sound On Sound, Feb 1987

You can always get more out of your equipment if you know more about it. David Mellor begins a new series that explores the innermost workings of various studio devices. This month: the Tape Recorder.

How It Works: The Cassette - Part 9

Feature | Topic: Recording, Tape, Vinyl, CD, DAT | Sound On Sound, Jun 1988

Do you live in peace with your cassette recorder? Or is your life full of mangled tape misery and longings for lost high frequencies? Confirmed reel-to-reelie David Mellor explains the problems that bedevil the cassette format, and offers some advice to make the medium work for you rather than against you.

Interactive Music

Feature | Topic: Tape, Vinyl, CD, DAT | Music Technology, Jan 1989

Ever since the invention of the wax cylinder, listening to recorded music has been a passive experience; now CDs are capable of holding MIDI and other performance data. Bob O'Donnell looks at the changing face of music.

Looping the Tape

Feature | Topic: Effects Processing, Tape, Vinyl, CD, DAT | Home & Studio Recording, May 1987

Simon Croft gets into tape loops and comes up with some interesting conclusions.

Making Records - Part 2

Feature | Topic: Mastering, Tape, Vinyl, CD, DAT | Home & Studio Recording, Feb 1985
Metalwork

Part 2 deals with that crucial part of the record making process - the metalwork stage.

Making Records - Part 3

Feature | Topic: Marketing / Promotion, Music Business, Tape, Vinyl, CD, DAT | Home & Studio Recording, Mar 1985
Record Pressing

Part 3 completes our short series with a detailed look at record pressing, labels, sleeves and promotion.

Making Records - Part 1

Feature | Topic: Mastering, Tape, Vinyl, CD, DAT | Home & Studio Recording, Jan 1985

An intriguing insight into just what is required of the home recordist when setting out to cut your first disc.

Masters Of The Universe

Feature | Topic: Mastering, Tape, Vinyl, CD, DAT | Sound On Sound, Dec 1991

So you wanna record an album? Anyone with a DAT recorder can make what they think is a usable master tape, but it takes a little know-how to do it properly. Mastering engineers Mike Brown and Martin Giles of CTS Studios explain what goes into preparing master tapes for tape, record and CD duplication.

Multitrack Media

Feature | Topic: Tape, Vinyl, CD, DAT | Recording Musician, Apr 1993

Analogue tape, digital tape or hard disk? All have strengths and weaknesses, some of which are more obvious than others; this comprehensive overview unscrews the inscrutable.

New ROMantics

Feature | Topic: Computing, Tape, Vinyl, CD, DAT | Music Technology, Nov 1993
The MT guide to CD-ROM

Entertainment format of the future, or simply a handy digital storage medium? Ian Waugh writes the (Yellow) book on CD-ROM.

Prime Cuts

Feature | Topic: Tape, Vinyl, CD, DAT | Making Music, Sep 1986

Ray Staff - Cutting Engineer

Feature | Topic: Recording Studios, Tape, Vinyl, CD, DAT | Home & Studio Recording, Apr 1984

Ray Staff - Disc Cutting Engineer at Trident Studios.

Splicing for Effects

Feature | Topic: Tape, Vinyl, CD, DAT | Home & Studio Recording, Apr 1984
HSR Insight

How to achieve tape splicing effects.

Studio Sound Techniques - Part 6

Feature | Topic: Maintenance / Repair / Modification, Tape, Vinyl, CD, DAT | Electronics & Music Maker, Jul 1983
Playback Alignment

Tape Playback Alignment

 

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