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What are important considerations when mixing and mastering a track for vinyl distribution?

This is a very big topic, I will start by redirecting you to a very useful site/article: Mastering for Vinyl from Recording magazine. Also I would like to state that I'm not a mastering engineer, I'...
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What frequency/bit depth were the Beatles recorded at?

The article you read has either been misinterpreted or was monstrously misleading. It is possible that what they were referring to was the fact that the frequency response required from an analogue ...
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Combining two clicky copies of the same record into one good recording

Honestly, I think you'd have a much simpler task if you tried some de-clicker software on the best of the pair than attempt to keep two independently-recorded analogue tracks in prefect phase-sync for ...
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What is the actual waveform of step signals recorded onto a vinyl?

From my experience as a vinyl cutting engineer, the phase response makes it look more triangular in shape, but it sounds very similar.
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Why can't one phase cancel the drums on a vinyl rip?

(I have a few crates of classic 90's/00's UK hardcore vinyl, btw) I think what he means, correct me if I'm wrong here anybody, but I think he does something I've done many times over the years, which ...
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Tools for splitting audio tracks

There are several GUI programs available for editing sound files in Linux or Windows. There are even one or two available for both. One widely known GUI editor is Audacity. There are lots of written ...
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How do I record/playback vinyl audio in a daw?

It's not going to be Midi, though it's likely to be one of the same family of DIN plugs. These used to be popular on hifi & audio gear, though they're not used much these days. Even if it's the ...
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set up Audio-Technica AT-LP140XP

Yes the three items will work together. You are correct, a turntable needs a pre-amp or a "phono stage". Before CD's changed the market place all (most) stereos, Pre-amps or integrated amps ...
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Combining rips or multiple pressings of the same vinyl record to produce cleanest result possible

There are simply far too many variables in this as a potential workflow.. compared to, for instance, just buying the song on iTunes. How good is your record deck, DACs & other hardware, before ...
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What frequency/bit depth were the Beatles recorded at?

Looking at the specs of the IBM 2401 tape drive from that era, you can see it's at least more complicated than that. The fastest of the 3 models recorded 90 kbyte/s while running the tape at 112.5 ...
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What frequency/bit depth were the Beatles recorded at?

There is no way to compare them because one is analog and one is digital. The way to calculate kbps is: bit depth * sample rate * channels Neither vinyl nor cassettes use bit depth or sample rates. ...
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How to clean the needle of a technics 1200 mk2

Do never touch your needle with your finger! Usually there is a small carbon needle brush provided with each new cartridge. I got one with each of my Ortofon cartridges and with the Shure I bought ...
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How to clean the needle of a technics 1200 mk2

I don't know if this is approved of, but I have a little brush that I use. It's about 3 inches long with the handle and I can't remember where I got it, but it's not too rough and works perfectly. ...
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Best setting for digitizing vinyl

After doing a lot of research I came up with a way of digitizing my records, which I am quite happy with. I posted my recommendations already at Discogs, but would like to share my experience here too....
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