four-track tape

four-track tape

[′fȯr ‚trak ′tāp]
(engineering acoustics)
Magnetic tape on which two tracks are recorded for each direction of travel, to provide stereo sound reproduction or to double the amount of source material that can be recorded on a given length of ¼-inch (0.635-centimeter) tape.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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As a teenager, he'd make rudimentary, sample-chopping beats with a four-track tape recorder and FL Studio, but Dijon didn't begin to seriously make music until his senior year at the University of Maryland, when he and former high school classmate Abhi Raju formed Abhi//Dijon.
Beviglia found himself drawn to some of Springsteen's more contemplative work -- eight of 10 songs made the top 100 from the "Nebraska" album, an acoustic demo Springsteen recorded at home on a four-track tape machine.
A member of Living Legends, the Grouch got his start recording on a four-track tape machine nearly 15 years ago.
But the arrival of the four-track tape recorder as a bat mitzvah gift from my extended family dictated a lack of my social life for a number of years.
When the studio opened, it was only four-track tape, from which I would cut a 78rpm vinyl disc to pass to the customer.
The Beatles broke new ground even though they were limited to working with four-track tape recorders.
He made a four-track tape, one of the songs of which was Brown Eyes and this really hit the air wave's big time with a DJ called Don Allen playing it on his radio show.
He made a four-track tape, one of the songs was Brown Eyes and this really hit the air waves big time when a DJ called Don Allen started to play it on his radio show.
They include a drum sequencer, a three-quarter sized guitar, a four-track tape recorder and microphones.
Subscribers need the free Library of Congress special-speed four-track tape player.
A DAT (digital audio tape) recorder costs pounds 600 but Andy Gillespie says a four-track tape deck (pounds 200) and some understanding - or deaf - neighbours will do the job.