|SteveC ||12-29-2012 03:39 PM |
No ProTools here...
I've been doing a session with an older local guy (Sinatra type tunes) in a basement studio. It's OK money and isn't taking too much of my time but it's interesting.
Here's part of the control room...
For you younger guys, that's tape that we're recording to, not a hard drive. Pretty old school.
|Roadkill ||12-29-2012 03:42 PM |
Well I'll be - you really can use duct tape for anything :D !
|P Town ||12-29-2012 04:40 PM |
I think those tape machines were steam powered, weren't they?
|SteveC ||12-30-2012 12:51 PM |
Not quite steam, but they are pretty old. I'm a little surprised you can still get tape for them.
|audiomitch ||12-30-2012 01:14 PM |
I spent years with reel to reel machines and then ADATs. I'll definitely keep Pro Tools. I am too spoiled with random access editing, no loss bounce/copy, a lovely lack of required maintenance, having to buy tape, etc etc.
Although I've heard of people tracking on tape and then transferring to Pro Tools. Or more commonly tracking on Pro tools and then mastering to a 1/2" half track at 30ips.
Whatever keeps the creative juices flowing :)
Awesome! Im recording in 2 weeks. It will be done all analog. If anyone hasnt ever a/b'ed protools stuff to analog, same song, it has to be heard to be believed. There is a big difference in sound.
|Roadkill ||12-30-2012 05:01 PM |
ProTools sux - use Reaper and some decent preamp plugins and/or tape emulation plugins.
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