Super 8 Records, here's the scoop;
Super 8 is basically a extension of the
remote recording concept as with our
BandWaggon remote rig.
The main difference is,
Artists, if they choose Super 8, they
will be recording direct to 8 tracks via
an IZ Radar 6.
And they will ONLY HAVE 8 TRACKS
to record onto.
We can bounce between tracks, do
block editing and such, but basically
it will be like recording to an old 8
track Analog Tape reel to reel
machine, without the hassle of
maintaining, or transporting, the big
Thus saving the client $$$ for the
The Benefits in my opinion are great.
The discipline required to make a good sounding
record using just 8-tracks, often yields a lot better
The fact that lots more tracks are now available
has always led to more laziness in the studio, no
matter how great the engineers, performers, and
I've spent most of my life using more tracks than
necessary, and have watched the recording
community slowly pick bit by bit, the humanity
out of recorded music.
I for one can't take it any longer.
The fact that we have limited ourselves
(as well as the artists) to using only 8 tracks gives
us the unique opportunity to make decisions on
the fly. Not allowing for countless decisions to be
made later. We have to work quick, keep the
session energy flowing, making final decisions, &
performance choices on the spot, and going with
The way it was,
The way it should be,
The way it still is~!
This method of recording might not suit every type
of artist, or musical genre, but for some this is the
only way to go.
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