Recordingography

The recordings we reference when we study recording.

The goal is to sketch out key moments when recording craft contributed notably to the final sound.  Each entry could fit on a postcard – short and sweet and to the point.  We needn’t obsess with exactly how they did it; we just want some ideas for how we might do something similar at our studio.  Explore your own variations, inspired by these recordings.


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1979

Don’t miss this special opportunity to own a bit of what you hear.  The drum machine that appears in 1979 was built in 1994 and is available in 2017.  A bargain at $30,000.  

Intruder

 

Father and Daughter

 

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Money for Nothing

 

You Can Call Me Al

 

Sweet Emotion

 

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1979

Don’t miss this special opportunity to own a bit of what you hear.  The drum machine that appears in 1979 was built in 1994 and is available in 2017.  A bargain at $30,000.  

Sledgehammer

 

I Climb (Up His Tree)

     

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For the Love of Money

 

Fame

 

Float On

 

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No Rain

 

I'm Bad, I'm Nationwide

 

Life In The Fast Lane

   

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For What It's Worth

 

Kinder Murder

 

You Really Got Me

 

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Rumble

 

The Ballad of Peter Pumpkinhead

 

I Have the Touch

 

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Redemption Day

 

Mr. Jones

 

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Synchronicity II

 

Sledgehammer

 

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Guess I'm Doing Fine

 

Born in the U.S.A.

 

At The Zoo

 

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Sowing The Seeds Of Love

 

Photograph

 

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Intruder


Columbia LP Record

  65 years ago today (21 June 2013), Columbia introduced the 33-1/3 RPM LP record format.  Since then, many other formats have come, and most have gone.  An incomplete list...

First Professional Portable Recorder

1951: The Nagra I portable analog tape recorder was invented by Stefan Kudelski in 1951, and set all recording engineers free to record on location - any location - with the highest audio quality, with the added peace of mind that comes from working with robust reliability.

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