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Portastudio

Line breaks: Porta|studio
Pronunciation: /ˈpɔːtəˌstjuːdɪəʊ
 
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Definition of Portastudio in English:

noun (plural Portastudios)

trademark
A portable multitrack recording and mixing desk.
Example sentences
  • 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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