The sixth in a short series of videos captured at the recent Hi-Fi Show Live 2019 in Ascot, UK – in which we grab a quick chat with handful of fellow tape appreciators. Here, we pick the brains of Théo Gardin, sales manager at analogue tape manufacturer RecordingTheMasters, and ask him what he feels the future holds … More A quick chat with… RecordingTheMasters’ Théo Gardin
Well, we did it… this Hallowe’en weekend, The Reel-to-Reel Rambler went from being an online webzine to a collaborative live event at Hi-Fi Show Live 2019 – and what a show it was! If there was any doubt about the growing interest in reel-to-reel, then this weekend must surely have put it to rest. The … More Hi-Fi Show Live 2019: “a pivotal moment for tape”!
The Rambler has some very exciting news to announce…. this October we’re celebrating all things reel-to-reel at the UK’s biggest high-end hi-fi show and we’d love you to come along and join us! The show: Hi-Fi Show Live, Ascot, UK, 26th-27th October 2019 Hi-Fi Show Live, now in its 7thyear, is run by AVTech Media, … More R2R live! The Rambler will be at the UK’s Hi-Fi Show Live this October – with tape decks both vintage and brand new, tape labels, tape manufacturers, tech tape advice and more (oh and Ken Kessler!)
In mid-July (perfectly timed for Bastille Day) Dave Denyer headed over to the Avranches in northern France to meet the team at RecordingTheMasters and learn all about the tape manufacturing process. RecordingTheMasters is a leading manufacturer of professional and semi-professional analogue audio tapes. Their tapes are used worldwide in major recording studios and, if you’re … More So, how do you make an analogue audio tape? Dave Denyer visits RecordingTheMasters in France to find out how it’s done
The Munich High-End Show always seems to go from strength to strength and for me 2019 was the best year yet – not least because of a number of enticing developments in the niche-but-growing world of audiophile tape. I had a brilliant few days catching up with a range of tape movers and shakers. Here’s … More The High-End Show 2019: the rambler reports on some exciting reel-to-reel happenings in Munich