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Old 20th March 2012
Lives for gear

Originally Posted by golden beers View Post
sure the Akai would make a small difference. more important would be using a mid-range mixer and outboard and record everything to a mid range DAT recorder. and at the end mastered onto vinyl

everything was squenced in midi and recorded off the main mix buss in real time, 'live' as it were, that makes a difference too.
what shall the dat do for the sound? many tracks was recorded with tape..often even tapedecks.. and when you delivered dats the cutting often transfered them to tape before the cutting.. at least on the cuttings i ve seen.. maybe that has changed later on.. in any case ther is no beneficial sound in using old dat´s.