Entry from British & World English dictionary
noun (plural Portastudios)trademark
A portable multitrack recording and mixing desk.
- Recorded by Clash roadie Baker Glare, who was learning the intricacies of a Portastudio and mixing on the job, the quality varies from patchy downwards.
- Rap was facilitated by digital recording, which enables sampling and thus the construction of a universal palette of sounds even in a bedroom Portastudio of one's own.
- During the past 17 years, my personal studio has morphed many times - from a Portastudio to an 8-track to 2-inch 16-track, and finally to 24-track.
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