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Sly And The Family Stone Remastered

Recently, Sony’s senior mastering engineer Vic Anesini and producer Rob Santos were hunkered down at Battery Studios in New York to remaster a career-spanning boxed set of Sly and the Family Stone—including a previously unreleased recording of a 1970 concert at the Isle of Wight off the coast of England.

“For this project, we pulled about 12 cartons of original one-inch, eight-track analog tape masters from Sony’s vaults,” Mr. Anesini said. “Today I’m going to import just the new concert material into our computer at a high digital resolution, then I’m going to use the Pro Tools software program to refine imperfections caused by mike placements at the time.”

Read more at The Wall Street Journal.