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Join Everett Porter, producer and engineer at Polyhymnia Studios, in the process of remastering Leonard Bernstein's 9...

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Thomas W. Bethe 1 week ago
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Wondering what your preferred ACTIVE nearfield monitors might be. I'm thinking of replacing some Genelec 8050A's (at least 8...

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timtape 1 day ago
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Thought you might enjoy: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9p5jyysloTw&t=13s https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CLdw3OecjrA

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Thomas W. Bethe 1 week ago
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Hi, Based on what is available locally, I may have to choose between a Panasonic SV-3700 and a Tascam DA-30 MkII. Both with...

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domino 3rd March 2021
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I am having to use both our mastering suite and are video production suite to transfer over 200 cassette tape sides. I have a...

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Thomas W. Bethe 14th February 2021
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Hi there, while I've been suffering from Covid 19 I've been ordering in some more obscure/different formats as a challenge to see...

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Joe_caithness 1st February 2021
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" NAK T-100 is a lightweight and all-inclusive audio analyzer for inspecting analog audio devices on computer. It is...

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Thomas W. Bethe 26th January 2021
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Hello, I am comparing a 20 sec clip between a 44.1 16 bit wave file from 2 different CD editions of the same release. The first...

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Joe_caithness 15th January 2021
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Hi, I've got to copy a large quantity of DAT's to wav file and want to run multiple machines to get through it efficiently....

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jamesp 25th December 2020
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Hello! I've heard from various places that people that do professional transferring and archival work will have a number of...

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Paul Gold 9th December 2020
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One client gave me 6 cassettes and told me that some of them are "duplicates" and she only wants the one copy and no...

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WorldPowerLabs 8th December 2020
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Just wondering. Most of my clients come from the local area with some work coming in from various places in the US and from...

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Thomas W. Bethe 5th December 2020
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Guys - we're getting a lot of micro-orders for CDs after we've mastered to DDP. In some cases just 50, which is below what our CD...

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Thomas W. Bethe 21st November 2020
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Hi guys! Glad to open my first thread here :) Is there anybody that has tried the Monoprice M1060 with Sonarworks? I love...

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danielkyo 6th October 2020
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I am transferring some cassettes. A couple of them have terrible distortion. One even has an echo. I've got the usual plug-ins...

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timtape 21st September 2020
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I'm currently archiving hundreds of field interviews conducted on microcassette. These are being transferred to 24 bit/96 kHz WAV...

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timtape 16th August 2020
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Hi all, so I have finally had a few days off to repatch, restore and pull stuff out for service. My trusty Tascam 202 mkiii...

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Joe_caithness 13th July 2020
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OK so here it is, a Vintage Mastering DAW "Museum" Thread. Feel free to post pics of your ancient DAW systems,...

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Joe_caithness 15th June 2020
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Very much recommend this for background watching while doing tasks around the studio. Some great vintage digital and...

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timtape 5th June 2020
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Hi there, I was wondering if there´s any possibility to transfer older minidiscs to my Imac. - Players: Sharp MT 88 or...

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jatzemann 15th May 2020
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Hi there, I´ve recently recorded a concert of mine (jazz / latin american music). The singer had a real bad day....

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jatzemann 14th May 2020
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Can anyone recommend a decent free/cheap old vinyl/tape emulator plugin? It’s a long story but a fan club gave me a...

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rovergear 3rd May 2020
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Hello, I am doing an audio restoration project from a master recording on cassette from 1983 of a high school musical. There...

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rovergear 2nd May 2020
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I need to replace/expand the mixer I'm using for digitization & restoration work. Right now, I need at least 12 inputs...

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AudioRestorer 23rd April 2020
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Hi, I was wondering what are currently the best tools used at professionnal level for audio restoration, in particular...

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jamesp 8th March 2020
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What are people using in 2017 for phono preamps? I have a decent Music Hall 5.1 turntable and Musical Fidelity preamp that is...

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Thomas W. Bethe 6th January 2020
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Hey everyone, What turntable are you using for your vinyl archiving projects? I have a Technics 1210 M5G that has sentimental...

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Thomas W. Bethe 4th December 2019
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Hello, I'm so glad I found this sub-forum dedicated to this. I dream of doing the best transfers from LP and cassette to...

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tapes 18th November 2019
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We got in a BIG job. We are transferring the life's work of a local composer. Reel-to-reel tapes, DATs, cassettes and very old...

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Thomas W. Bethe 18th September 2019
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When I play the songs on my masterlink it freezes up and I’m afraid this is an indication that the hard drive may be ready to...

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MASSIVE Master 15th September 2019
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I have a newbie question: About 35 years ago, a band I was in put out an EP . Nothing fancy, recorded on a Teac 3340 and...

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norfolk martin 13th September 2019
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Fairly new member. As a hobby I record needle drops. For several months I have been looking to upgrade my ADC . I tried a RME...

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Ghost Rider 5th September 2019
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I've taken on a project of trying to create digital masters from vinyl copies of a project (the original pre-master DATs have...

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Ghost Rider 23rd August 2019
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I have a big transfer/restoration job in house. Lots of vinyl to transfer. It is interesting to note that that for me when I put...

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Ghost Rider 11th August 2019
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Hello! I am making solo voice recordings on my mono Nagra 4.2. I want to do the best conversion that I can on my budget. My...

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Riccardo 21st June 2019
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Been getting in a lot of transfer/restoration work. People bring in 4 to 13 reel to reel tapes and want an estimate of how much...

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Joe_caithness 21st May 2019
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This may be a fork off of 'What are you using for a phono preamp for restoration work?' Have you tried the SoundSmith Strain...

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meez61 4th May 2019
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Hey guys. I’ve used many hardware music making machines and DAW’s over the years. One thing I’ve noticed and found...

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Bushman 16th April 2019
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I have some 2" reels of this tape, one of which looks like it could contain the last known performance of a well known...

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Jeff Willens 18th March 2019
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Looking for the name of anyone in Forensic Audio who can do voice print IDs in the Northern Ohio area for a client. Thanks in...

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Thomas W. Bethe 4th January 2019
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Doing some cassette transfers. My chain is Tascam 122 MKII cassette deck into a Benchmark ADC-1 A to D converter then into a...

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ira_the_mick 2nd November 2018
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I'm archiving some analog cassettes to digital WAV files and was wondering what the optimal digital format might be. Am I losing...

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Jeff Willens 16th August 2018
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Hi everyone! I hope I've posted in the right forum, but my name is Lina and I'm a recent graduate of UAL, London. For the past...

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Thomas W. Bethe 4th August 2018
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This is what we purchased Diamond Cut Forensics 10 Audio Laboratory Quite a nice piece of software and has come in handy for...

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Thomas W. Bethe 2nd August 2018
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The Sound and Music Podcast - Episode 5 - The Sampler "For this episode of the podcast, we trace the improbable story of...

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Joe_caithness 17th July 2018
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Classical Music at the British Library by The British Library | Free Listening on SoundCloud "Jonathan Summers presents...

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Joe_caithness 17th July 2018
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BBC Radio 4 Extra - Into the Music Library From the perspective of an audio archivist. A history of Library Music.

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Joe_caithness 17th July 2018
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2018 AES International Conference on Audio Archiving, Preservation & Restoration Dates: June 28-30, 2018 Location: United...

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Jeff Willens 3rd July 2018
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I just got through transferring and restoring 6 78 rpm acetate sides from 1941. The acetates were in good shape except for the...

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Thomas W. Bethe 29th June 2018
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I got an "embossed disk" in to transfer. It was created in the early 1950's in New York. It is a spoken message from a...

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Thomas W. Bethe 24th May 2018
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Got a client who asked us to transfer a cassette. BUT she only wants to pay for the part where she and her sister are talking....

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Brent Hahn 23rd May 2018

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