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Tag Archives: vinyl

  • Origins of Sound

    Posted on May 21, 2018 by Rob Lee

    Before we get stuck in I would like to highlight the fact I am a guitarist of 15 years with about 5 minutes of recording experience.  This isn’t a comprehensive insight into the evolution of music technology but purely a short ‘ode to’ written by a lover of music, technology and history.

    I was sat eating my breakfast the other morning watching YouTube (don’t judge me) enjoying a bit of the satirical world of Charlie Brooker, when a video by a well known youtuber by the name of Rob Scallon popped up. 

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    This post was posted in Blog entries, Recording Demystified and was tagged with 20th century, audio interface, edison phonograph, history, origins of sound, phonograph, sound recording, The Acoustic Era... 1877 - 1925, The Digital Era… 1975 - Present, The Electrical Era... 1925 - 1945, The Magnetic Era... 1945 - 1975, thomas edison, vinyl


    Posted on March 12, 2012 by Joe Stachowiak

    VinylMixing with vinyl is the traditional way to DJ and the way that I learned! Mixing with vinyl records has some great benefits. Firstly, and I don’t care what anyone else says… nothing sounds as good as a vinyl record! Vinyl gives you a pure analogue sound as the audio is created as the needle moves with the grooves of the record. There is no digital sampling at all, so you get a lovely warm sound, especially on stomach-rumbling low-end bass parts! What’s more is that you occasionally get some lovely little pops and crackles as the needle runs over a speck of dust, or due to scratches that the record has picked up with age, which gives every record a unique and individual character! You can actually hear which records have been most loved and this is something that I love! Plus, not much beats bringing home a brand new batch of fresh plates (or receiving them through the post as is more common nowadays).

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    This post was posted in Blog entries, DJ Gear and was tagged with turntable, vinyl

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