Archive for the 'Recording' Category

24
Jan
13

Chris Watson On Recording The Music Of The Natural World

Chris Watson On Recording The Music Of The Natural World

No-one else can hear the world like you can when you put those headphones on

Great interview with Chris Watson of Cabaret Voltaire, on his experience making recordings in the field.

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12
Oct
08

1930: Columbia Gramophone ‘Recording Expedition Instructions’

Amazing early guide to recording in the field – which basically consisted of cutting the recordings onto wax media.

18
Jun
08

Recording: the oldest computer music?

BBC news claims to have a recording of the oldest computer music, from a Ferranti Mark I. Can that be true?

Ferranti Mark I

01
Apr
08

FET Preamp Cable

Someone’s made a phantom-powered DI box and put it inside of a Neutrik 1/4″ connector.

27
Mar
08

Researchers Play Tune Recorded Before Edison

The 10-second recording of a singer crooning the folk song “Au Clair de la Lune” was discovered earlier this month in an archive in Paris by a group of American audio historians. It was made, the researchers say, on April 9, 1860, on a phonautograph, a machine designed to record sounds visually, not to play them back.

Article here, audio here. Wild.

13
Nov
07

The Scientist and Engineer’s Guide to Digital Signal Processing

Steven W. Smith’s The Scientist and Engineer’s Guide to Digital Signal Processing is available as a free download. Pretty dry stuff but could be useful if you are cooking stuff up in Max/MSP or whatnot.

26
Sep
07

Cayocosta’s DIY Pro Audio site

Welcome to Cayocosta’s DIY Pro Audio site. Here you can find schematics, wiring layouts, parts lists, chassis templates, photos and mp3 samples related to building your own classic recording studio equipment including the Pultec EQP-1a program equalizer, Teletronix La-2a compressor, MC76 (UREI 1176) limiter Kit, Fender Tweed Deluxe 5E3 amplifier and more. All DIY gear was built over the last three years and is currently in use in my home studio.