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Production & Recording

 

Interviews, Recordings and Production employ the highest digital equipment. Pre-production for each interview can take several weeks, months or even a year. Pre &Post-Production averages 10 hours for every completed minute of final archive recording. Folk Music Archives does extensive research through the Library of Congress American Folklife Center, Smithsonian Folkways, Biographers,  Authors, Sing Out, Broadside, Archive Newspaper & Magazine Articles, Folk Festivals, Folk Symposiums, Video Recordings, Television Documentaries, National Public Radio, Public Radio International, Public Broadcasting System, Record Companies, Producers, Managers, Venues, Other Artists, Relatives, Friends, Telephone Interviews and Pre & Post Production Interviews.


                Equipment 
       
For Recording, Documentation and Archive Preservation Folk Music Archives uses the highest quality, state-of-the-art equipment for pre-production, post production and on-location recording. Interviews are done  using digital Tascam™ and Sony™  Recorders and 360 Systems™ Replay & Editor Broadcast Equipment.

Macke™ Production Mixing Consoles*
Digital Macke™ & Behernger™ 
Remote Mixing Boards
Senheiser™ 835 Caridoid Microphones 
ElectroVoice™ RE20 Studio Microphones
Sony™ Studio Monitor Headsets
Polk Studio Monitors™
Gentner™ SPH10 Digital Telephone Interview System
ElectroVoice™ EV 7100 Amplification System*
Tascam™ Digital [DAT] Recorders
Sony™ Digital [DAT] Recorders*
360 Systems™ Digital Computer Editors*
360 Systems™ Digital Program, Replay*
and Archive Computers
D-Net Audio Transfer: Edit to Program
.WAV @ 44.1KHz /48KHz Stereo Sample Rates
.BFW (Broadcast.WAV) @44.1/48KHz Stereo Sample Rates
AIFF @ 44.1/48KHz Stereo Sample Rates
SDII @44.1/48KHz Stereo Sample Rates
SoftKey for Digital Transfer & Archive to Iomega 2G Jaz Drives
Tascam ™ DN 961FA CD/Cart Machines
Tascam™ Digital CD-RW 5000 Mastering System
Symetrix 422 Stereo Acc/Leveler
RF Filters
DELL™ Dimension 8100 Computer System * 

* Underwriting and companies considering funding
   support.

  

 

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