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—Estúdios Mosh (Brazil)

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...The Brazilian recording studio Estúdios Mosh (Mosh Studios Ltd.) was founded in January 1980 in Sao Paulo by Oswaldo Malagutti, Jr. and Helio Santisteban, two members of the rock band Pholhas. At first, the studio had one adapted P...

—Keisar Studios (Israel)

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...For more than a decade, Keisar was the leading studio for Israel’s genre of musica mizrakhit (oriental music). It was founded in 1978 by Yehouda Keisar, the guitarist for Tsliley ha-Oud, one of the first bands to play and record...

—Triton Studios (Israel)

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...For many years, Triton was Israel’s leading studio, especially for Israeli rock. It was founded in Tel Aviv in 1972 by Tommy Friedman and Frankie Glicksman. Initially an eight-track studio, and considered by Israeli musicians of the period...

—Treasure Isle (Jamaica)

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...As both a record label and a recording studio, Treasure Isle was a major force in Jamaican popular music of the 1960s and early 1970s. Treasure Isle was one of several labels of the legendary and pioneering Jamaican sound system...

—Sun Studio (Memphis Recording Service) (US)

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...The Memphis Recording Service, later Sun Studio, located at 706 Union Avenue, was founded by former WREC radio engineer Sam Phillips in 1950 as one of the first professional recording facilities in Memphis, Tennessee. It achieved legendary...

Mixing Desk (Mixing Console)

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume II : Performance and Production

Continuum, 2003

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...A mixing desk (also referred to as a mixing console or board) is an electronic device used to amplify, combine and modify a variety of inputs – including microphones, musical instruments and prerecorded sounds – and route them...

Minidisc (Revised 2019)

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...The minidisc (MD) was introduced by Sony in 1992, 10 years after the compact disc (CD). The MD was only 2.4” (64 mm) in diameter, yet offered the same playing time and operational features as the CD (74 minutes). In addition, the MD arrived...

Cassette (Revised 2019)

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...‘Cassette’ is the generic term for any magazine or cartridge holding an audiotape or videotape. Tape cartridges were an innovation introduced by manufacturers for ease and convenience. The wire and tape audio recorders that had found...

Record (Revised 2019)

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...A record is strictly speaking any form of storage system for audio or video signals, allowing them to be kept and played back at any future time. However, the term is mainly applied to ‘sound only’ disc media, originally known as phonograph...

White Noise (Revised 2019)

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume I : Media, Industry and Society

Continuum, 2003

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...The term ‘white noise’ refers to a random, electronically produced signal that contains all audible frequencies at equal energy levels. The sound produced by white noise is often compared to that of hissing steam or static. White noise...