Back in 1967 The Beatles, along with George Martin and the technical geniuses at EMI’s Abbey Road Studios recorded Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Heart’s Club. At the time they used all the technology at their disposal – on the 4 Track tape machines which were in the studio. They used a couple of these machines so probably had 8 or 12 tracks available to them. Go back and listen to this work of genius and listen carefully to how many instruments, harmonies and layers you can hear. Recorded on 4-track tape….
Fast forward to now, and Game of Thrones on the TV. Watch this video…… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m6-LQGmVmII&feature=youtu.be
720 tracks!!! Wow!!