Quick Tips: Analog Tape

ampex_reel_tape.JPGWhat’s that young man?  You hate computers and you listen to nothing but the Velvet Underground on 180-gram vinyl with a wobbly turntable, in the dark and under the covers at precisely midnight every Wednesday to preserve it’s natural intended sound?   Why, let me guess, you wanna record on analog tape!!!  While often a royal pain, there are certainly some rewards for recording on tape.  There’s actually a lot you should know first, but here are a few quick things to look out for if you’ve never done this before.