- The copyright laws allow the person that has purchased a musical recording to make a copy of the music they purchased on a different medium. Example: you buy the CD, then record it on a cassette to listen in the car. That is legal. It would not be legal if you then give (or sell) the cassette tape to aunt Becky. That would be illegal.
- Also, the copyright laws allow a person to make a copy of the recording for safekeeping (or archiving). Frequently you see that on copyrighted software. Some companies even tell you to make a copy for safekeeping, in case your original copy gets damaged.
- What we do, is we make a copy from the original medium to CD, and return BOTH recordings to the client. If we also perform a sound restoration, we charge a few extra $ to cover our labor and equipment costs (kind’of like a restoration artist that restores a painting, or an old silent movie).
- As you probably noticed, we make it very clear throughout the site that we will work STRICTLY within these parameters.
"I have a gigantic smile on my face having just listened to the CD you made for me. With the source material being an 8-track, there was no telling how the finished product would turn out. But the sound is clear and sharp, both high end and low end come across beautifully and the stereo separation is perfect. Without the original masters tapes ..."