Meet the newest member of the Airshow Mastering tape machine family: Ampex ATR-104 #2. Like its sibling, it has four channels of electronics and a 1” capable transport, and it was fully rebuilt by the late Mike Spitz of ATR Services, with additional modifications by Dan Labrie. Along with the new machine, we welcome two […]
Growing up whenever I got a new record, I would sit in front of my stereo listening to the record while combing through the liner notes: looking at the lyrics, the artwork and the names of all the folks who made that record come together. In the digital age, album credits have largely been lost. […]
GUEST POST BY TIM RUDDELL We grabbed this info from Tim’s Google Doc that he generously shared. Here’s the original link: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1YFH7_Hjzh89VlF16MeX_FJAWOdYpbCbrKr5TFD0OX2k/edit Or read on: • Download the Zoom app.• Use a desktop/laptop computer, not a cellphone.• Connecting to your router with an ethernet cable vs. wifi is great, if you have that option.• An […]
The studio tan is a real thing: we sometimes find it hard to leave our safe caves and venture out into the world. But every time we do, we’re reminded of why we love what we do. That was the case just a couple weeks ago when Anna and Ann ventured out of the wacky […]
Airshow has the machines and the expertise to deliver the absolute best transfers from your analog tape recordings, whether you are mastering an album from tape, archiving a collection of analog recordings, or running a digital mix through tape and back. Airshow owns the two most coveted 1/4” and 1/2” machines ever made: an Ampex […]
The “Behind the Record” campaign is the outgrowth of the Recording Academy’s 2013 advocacy project, “Give Fans the Credit,” to highlight the fact that digital services didn’t include anything close to the credits typically found on a CD.