Archive for March 2014

George Martin – “In My Life”

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Sir George Martin, the legendary record producer who engineered the rise of The Beatles, talks about his hearing loss to Dawn Dimond. “I couldn’t hear the high frequencies – it was a moment of truth” It’s a cruel irony that rock music’s most famous record producer attributes his hearing loss to over-exposure to the very…

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What does a £2,500 record sound like?

Audiophile Pete Hutchison has gone to extraordinary lengths to reissue golden era classical recordings in their purest form. He talks to Killian Fox about the price of perfection, the ‘digital con’, and the sound of a truly analogue recording. ‘It’s not just about vinyl, it’s about a whole philosophy’: Pete Hutchison in his studio in…

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