No tape recorder is used, thus creating a dramatic reduction in distortion as well as an equally dramatic increase in dynamic range, phase linearity and transparency. We have spent years designing our own recording chain, from cutting amplifiers to mixing consoles to the microphones themselves. And since pioneering the first modern direct disc in , Sheffield Lab continues to produce the finest source of musical and sonic fidelity available today in a record album.
The albums listed with the "LAB" prefix are direct disc recordings. These albums are made by recording each side of the record live without interruption as a "master lacquer disc" is cut. No tape recorder is used, thus creating a significant reduction in distortion as well as an increase in dynamic range and phase linearity. The albums with the "ST" and "TLP" prefixes are manufactured from the original two-track analog tape masters. The "LTD" suffix denotes numbered, limited edition albums pressed in quantities limited to 5, pieces worldwide, per title.
All Sheffield albums are mastered and cut by Doug Sax. HW F washing machine for records and provided with a new antistatic innersleeve.
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A musical prodigy, he learned to play the clarinet and the tenor saxophone as a child. Nearly all the Sheffield Lab ones were. Some are quite hard to track down. The most common around here seems to be KODO. Some, like the Grusin issue you show, contain alternate performances typically at least two duplicate performances were cut, only one making it to final production. Some of them have been mastered and remastered a couple of times.
The Grusin is pretty much the best of the bunch both musically and in sound. The classical orchestral ones are also excellent.
Some of the Crystal Clear ones were, on a budget label LaserLight. These sound very good, but may well have been recorded from the discs themselves. I can't tell. MikeyH , Feb 12, Like Reference Recordings, every now and then there's a push to put some more back in print. Speaking of which, Reference Keith Johnson also did direct cut discs.
Most of what is on their CDs is their Digital work I think. MikeyH , Feb 13, Location: Marlboro , ma. Herbie Hancock - the Piano as mentioned is a really cool album. Davidmk5 , Feb 13, Location: Margaret River, Western Australia.
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