Wednesday 01 October 2008

DGM HQ A landlordly butcherly

08.53

DGM HQ.

A landlordly, butcherly accent of the local variety is coming through the thin partition that has pretensions to the name wall.

Today the Vienna Extended Circle Project begins.

10.05  David & Alex are extending the archiving along the upstairs corridor I…

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II…

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… examining the original multi-tracks for In The Wake Of Poseidon.

DGM SoundWorld I is the current repository for about-to-be-becoming digitised multitracks en route to Wilson World HQ for 5.1 mixing I…

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II…

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The street I…

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12.22  David has determined how the multi-tracking took place on ITWOP.

Poseidon was recorded at Wessex Studios on 8-track. To accommodate the multiple overdubbing, this involved multiple bounces from the 8-track to a synced 4-track, which would then be bounced back to the 8-track as a stereo pair. David has found the early sub-bounces and says that Steven @ Wilson World HQ will have a field day accessing the early pre-bounce tracks.

The first 16-track recording for KC was on Lizard, later the same year (1970).

Bursting with enthusiasm through the door to the Chamber of Venality…

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… David has found an unmarked reel…

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David speculates that he may have found the missing 8-track master of Schizoid Man. This went missing at least 32 years ago when I examined ITCOTCK masters at Air Studios in Oxford Circus. The original masters were kept in an unlocked cupboard in the kitchen of Wessex, not exactly a secure archive. Well, we don’t yet know what’s on this, but we discovered the missing first-generation 2-track master of ITCOTCK from a pile of tapes held in the Virgin tape store, unmarked & missing since 1969; this discovery by Simon Heyworth when we were re-mastering the catalogue at Sanctuary, prior to Simon’s relocation to Dartmoor

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So, perhaps we’ll get lucky.

12.34  DGM Live factoids:

we have 773 loyal customers;

24.14% of registered users spend money with us.

17.32  Mr. Stormy has left early, citing an unwellness-sensation. How he suffers, this Mr. Stormy.

Progress with computing overload.

The Art Department has had another good day.

Data organisation continuing.

19.23  David has left I…

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II...

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18.55 About to begin in The Red Room, Vienna…

The Extended Circle Project - Contact At-A-Distance for Guitar Craft students based in different locations to work with each other At-A-Distance, an initiative of the Vienna Guitar Circle

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23.19  An evening computing. Enough.

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