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Old 23rd April 2016
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Jerry Tubb's Avatar
Originally Posted by scraggs View Post
wow! that sound tools 1 must've really seemed like The Future at the time huh? i didn't see a waveform on a screen till at least '97.
It was definitely on the bleeding edge, and full of bugs!

There were only 3 of us in Austin that had DAWs at that time, one of which was Barbara K from Timbuk 3, who was able to sync her Sound Tools system to a Fostex time code DAT machine, and earned a mention in Roger Nichols column in EQ magazine.

The other was David Roach, local tech genius who helped pioneer Apple's voice recognition software. We spent hours experimenting with the Sound Tools DAW & the new DECK 4-track software, which was very buggy, but amazing at the time, 2-3 years before Pro Tools appeared.

Best, JT