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Shaping Sound in the Studio and Beyond: Audio Aesthetics and Technology by Gary Gottlieb

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Recording and Storage Devices

While hard disc recording formats have gained tremendous popularity, tape formats, both analog and digital, still account for a significant amount of use in the business, particularly in larger recording studios and post-production facilities. Despite the differences inherent in digital and analog tapes, there are still many similarities. This is due to the physical reality that magnetic tape of some type is still receiving the information to be stored by being transported past record heads of some type, which creates a magnetic imprint.

Tape Transports

Let’s start with the tape transports. The function of the transport system is to load and unload tape, as well as to move the tape across the heads during record ...

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