In the mid 80’s David was living in San Francisco and found a want-ad posted by Dan Alexander who would trade wood work for recording equipment. Clearly this was a barter meant to be and David started working in trade for high-end analog recording gear. Over ten years he worked and traded for some incredible[…]
The old gears return to life in downtown Taos, NM. The Barn Recorder has MOVED & is now affectionately known as Studio C: Carol’s House.
Somewhere around 1985 I saw an ad in a San Francisco paper: “WANTED: wood-floor work in exchange for recording equipment.” Wonder! Brief disbelief? Reader & Reading material (re?)UNITE. A drive to the hills of Berkeley, California to meet the infamous Dan Alexander. Before boxes of WINE stacked HIGH (a recent BARTER: booze to record BLUES[…]
The CON/SOUL: QUAD EIGHT (original name: westar) (pre-mitsubishi); shipped in early eighties to Abbey Road Studios. Sent back to factory for “cosmetic reasons.” Served its time there as a ‘test’ console. Did some time on the East Coast then a stint at a recording school in Tijeras, NM. Located by console finder extraordinaire, Dan Alexander; brought[…]