Originally Posted by Virgo Thing
I desire to use a four-track analog recorder, but I'm worried about the availability of cassette tapes to record, not to mention a functional four-track analog recorder I have to find. Tape is dead, isn't it?
you will get better quality recording digital rather than onto a portastudio. tape speed isnt high enough on those things to get decent quality. you want at least 15 inches per second, those things run at... 3.5 ips or so. normal cassette runs at half that again.