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Re: Digitizing Analog Songs, need suggestion on small, easy no screen options

Post by A.David.MacKinnon » Fri Apr 24, 2020 5:26 pm

jimjazzdad & markjazzbassist, you two need to start a band.

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Re: Digitizing Analog Songs, need suggestion on small, easy no screen options

Post by Scodiddly » Fri Apr 24, 2020 5:56 pm

kslight wrote:
Fri Apr 24, 2020 8:11 am
Scodiddly wrote:
Fri Apr 24, 2020 5:35 am
kslight wrote:
Thu Apr 23, 2020 5:26 pm
What about one of those old HHB direct to CD recorders? Seems like that would be the ticket. But you'd still have to dump it into your computer.
In retrospect those things sucked.

Another vote for Audacity. You'll need to trim beginning/end anyway, so why not just record and do that in the same place?
I mean, could make the same argument about cassettes if we are gonna go down that route, just trying to think of non computer options...
I'm referring specifically to the HHB CD recorder. You really had to buy their overpriced media to get reliable operation, and even then it wasn't that reliable.

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Re: Digitizing Analog Songs, need suggestion on small, easy no screen options

Post by drumsound » Fri Apr 24, 2020 10:51 pm

markjazzbassist wrote:
Fri Apr 24, 2020 2:17 pm
drumsound wrote:
Fri Apr 24, 2020 1:20 pm
markjazzbassist wrote:
Thu Apr 23, 2020 1:46 pm


yeah but i don't want to have to edit and chop and bounce and all that. i'll do that on the mix and just need a digital rip of it.
I'm talking about playing your mix into the computer. So, do what you're doing, and then play the mix tape into the computer. Cleaning heads and tails is possibly the simplest part of that process.
yeah with a little portable PCM recorder its even simpler though. Press play on cassette, press record on recorder, then press stop. do that a few times. then connect via USB to computer and drag files to computer, then go to bandcamp and upload and change names/etc. I wouldn't have to open a program, wouldn't have to edit, chop, fade, etc. I think i will do the little portable PCM recorder. Cheap too, seeing Tascam DR-05 for under 100
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Re: Digitizing Analog Songs, need suggestion on small, easy no screen options

Post by markjazzbassist » Sat Apr 25, 2020 7:14 am

A.David.MacKinnon wrote:
Fri Apr 24, 2020 5:26 pm
jimjazzdad & markjazzbassist, you two need to start a band.
agreed :D i've always wanted to go to Halifax, one day maybe i will.

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Re: Digitizing Analog Songs, need suggestion on small, easy no screen options

Post by jimjazzdad » Sat Apr 25, 2020 7:21 am

markjazzbassist wrote:
Sat Apr 25, 2020 7:14 am
A.David.MacKinnon wrote:
Fri Apr 24, 2020 5:26 pm
jimjazzdad & markjazzbassist, you two need to start a band.
agreed :D i've always wanted to go to Halifax, one day maybe i will.
C'mon down! (once this bug is done) But don't count on me for any sessions - I'll hook you up with some real jazz players. :lol:
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