Author Archives: katemgilbert

The Singing Ringing Tree

The Singing Ringing Tree is a wind powered sound sculpture resembling a tree set in the landscape of the Pennine mountain range overlooking Burnley, in Lancashire. Completed in 2006, it is part of the series of four sculptures within the Panopticons arts and regeneration project created by the East Lancashire Environmental Arts Network more »

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1965 – Beatles’ second film, ‘Help’, premieres in US this fine day in rock history!

In their second feature with director Richard Lester, who oversaw the massive hit A Hard Day’s Night, the Beatles again aim for a mix of goofy comedy and sterling pop music. There is slightly more of a plot this time, more »

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Nomadds CD Release

The Nomadds, a rock-fueled, country influenced, vocally dominated band, officially formed in 1962. On April 17, 1965 they released their first album. In November 2009 the album was reissued in vinyl and CD formats.  Creative Audio Works provided audio restoration for more »

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Sonorus Audio ATR10 Reel-to-Reel

Recently a growing number of music enthusiasts have rediscovered the sonic performance of analog tape. In support of this analog tape revival Sonorus Audio is introducing the ATR10 Analog Tape Reproducer.  With a price range of around $10,000 US.  It more »

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Creative Audio Works, Voices From The Past

I put together this short video that is also featured on the Creative Audio Works website. All the music and voice over is from clients that I did transfers for during the last 5 years. I hope you enjoy looking more »

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August 15, 1965 The Beatles at Shea Stadium

The Shea Stadium concert on August 15 was record-breaking and one of the most famous concert events of its era. It set records for attendance and revenue generation. Promoter Sid Bernstein said, “Over 55,000 people saw the Beatles at Shea more »

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Daphne Oram, the unsung pioneer of techno

  Electronic music is everywhere, from the television that we watch to the music we listen to in clubs and even the ringtones on our mobile phones. But who created these electronic sounds? And how did electronic music develop? The more »

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Rim Drive Tape Recorders

  Occasionally we receive quarter-inch tapes that will be on small 3-inch spools. When reproduced on our capstan drive machines the result will have speed variation. They start off very fast then gradually slow down over the duration of the more »

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40 Noises That Built Pop

40 Noises That Built Pop | Word Magazine Modern technology has made it incredibly easy to emulate the sound of a rock band. Plug the right guitar into the right amplifier and you’re already on your way to sounding like more »

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Voice Letters

During the Second War World, US troops stationed in the states and abroad had the opportunity to send a recorded message home by making a one-minute recording onto a 5-inch disc. These records (still many of them around today) were more »

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