8 and 4 track Cassette Tape

We can transfer 8 track and 4 track cassette tapes to individual .wav or .aiff files so you can mix these projects in any DAW such as Pro Tools, Cubase, Nuendo, Logic Pro X, Garage Band, or Reaper.

8 and 4 track cassette recorders and cassettesCassette 8 track and 4 track recorders were some of the first affordable home studio recording solutions. They used the affordable and ubiquitous Philips compact cassette tape format, popular among consumers for decades for stereo recording, to record 4 or 8 different tracks/instruments/mics. Companies like Tascam and Teac with the Portastudio line, as well as Fostex, Yamaha, Marantz and Vestax produced these units throughout the 80s and 90s. Many had built-in mixers while others were stand-alone multi I/O rack mount units. Many had a limited number of outputs or just stereo outputs. We use units with 4 or 8 outputs so we can capture each track separately, which will allow you to mix in any modern DAW. We also support all noise reduction schemes such as Dolby B, C, S and dbx type II.


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Why Choose Deep Signal Studios?

  • File conversion work and tape transfers can be tedious and frustrating. Your time as an artist is better spent working on your music and mixes on a platform you know.
  • All work is completed by certified engineers with over 20 years experience with DAWs, MIDI sequencers, notation software, synthesizers, samplers, and tape machines. We have comprehensive knowledge about everything that has come and gone, as well as all current and emerging platforms.
  • Services are performed by native English speakers in the recording capital of the world, Los Angeles, CA.
  • We stand behind our work and offer a no recovery, no fee guarantee. We do not accept any payment until you are 100% satisfied.
  • Your files are secure. All work is performed in-house and in strict confidentiality. Client files are archived for 30-days upon completion of the project, and promptly destroyed thereafter.