[ardour-users] ardour2.0-alpha2 is released

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Thu Mar 16 12:03:19 PST 2006

On Thu, 2006-03-16 at 19:45 +0000, philicorda wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-03-15 at 12:51 -0500, Paul Davis wrote:
> <snip>
> > the only thing i am telling anyone is that its not digidesign. don't
> > waste your time trying to guess :)
> > 
> > meanwhile, could we also get a little recognition for the quite public
> > role that Harrison/GLW is taking on, already promoting Ardour to its
> > existing and potential customers. Harrison won't be known to most of
> > you, given that they sell high end mixing consoles, primarily to the
> > movie/post-production industry, but its fantastic to have a company with
> > this kind of reputation and products backing our work. Harrison have
> > also spent real money to have destructive recording added to Ardour 2.0,
> > which as a feature is almost complete. now if only we could all read the
> > www.glw.com website :)
> Out of interest, why is destructive recording desirable?
> I thought the purpose of computer daws was to get away from that!

imagine a post-production environment where for better or for worse, you
do 20-60 re-recording of an each section of existing vocal part to get
the sibilance correct in the context of the audio track. "use
automation!" you cry. indeed. it turns out that even people who know
better don't use automation and just keep re-recording. they use digital
tape and HDR systems now to do this so that they don't burn GB's of disk
space just trying to get the stuff right. 

hence, destructive ...


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