Dan Alexander Audio reveals the origins and history of vintage recording gear, told by the man who coined the term. It discusses the products of 22 manufacturers, illustrated with over 450 never-before-published photographs in full-color and reprints of original manufacturers’ sales brochures from the author’s collection.
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Dan Alexander has been involved in music throughout his adult life. Songwriter, guitar player, dealer in vintage recording equipment and musical instruments, studio owner, engineer and producer, he is the former chief janitor of three guitar stores and nine recording studios, and has been a member of eight bands. Dan is the proud father of two adult children. He lives in Los Angeles, California.
This is a man who has seen it all, has shaken hands with the devil time and again. No one is more opinionated, more aggressive, more passionate or persuasive than Dan about audio. He holds the secrets we only wish we knew.
Dan Alexander has been the most knowledgeable purveyor of vintage audio equipment in the world for decades.
Dan Alexander is one of the most knowledgeable people in the audio industry, not limited to microphones, but all recording gear, recording technique and guitars as well. The extent of his influence on the world of vintage recording equipment cannot be overstated. I know this book will be an invaluable source of information.
Sept/Oct 2020 - Studio Expresso, an eZine for audio professionals, interviewed author David Alexander about his book for their September/October 2020 issue.