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mul·ti·track

 (mŭl′tĭ-trăk′)
adj.
1. Having, using, or produced with multiple recording tracks: a multitrack tape recorder.
2. Having several different aspects, elements, or functions: multitrack negotiations; a multitrack business executive.
3. Having or using several schedules: students in a multitrack program with staggered vacations.
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multitrack

(ˈmʌltɪˌtræk)
adj
(Electronics) (in sound recording) using tape containing two or more tracks, usually four to twenty-four
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multitrack

[ˈmʌltɪˌtræk] ADJ multitrack recordinggrabación f en bandas múltiples
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Together they provided the voices of the Archies using multitracking. The musicians were Ron Frangipane - keyboard, Chuck Rainey - bass, Gary Chester - drums, Dave Appell - guitar, Harry Amanatian - guitar, Ray Stevens - handclaps.
His influence on the music is clear, from the songs' cohesion to the wider spectrum of weird sounds she has worked into her usual practice of multitracking her own vocals.
His district and others have done that through multitracking, a scheduling format that divides the student body into four groups or "tracks," with one group on break while the others are in school.
American jazz guitarist, who pioneered the use of multitracking.
Paul also pioneered "multitracking" - using different tapes to build up the sound - and other innovations.
Coleman tells us about many such technologies and shakeups: home phonographs and radios that sealed the fate of player pianos and sheet music in the 1920s, '30s, and '40s; the invention of the long-playing record in the late '40s and multitracking in the '50s, which created space for unified 40-to-50-minute works of musical recording art; the late '70s introduction of portable cassette/earphone devices that elevated the cassette to the best-selling recorded-music format in just six years; the electronic synthesizer of the '80s that drove out of business many of Petrillo's boys who somehow had managed to survive the onslaught of canned music in the first half of the 20th century.
This disc which might at first glance appear gimmicky -a solo cellist multitracking with himself in a variety of arrangements of largely non-cello music from across the centuries -proves in fact one of immense dignity and communication.
But a kind of loopy genius sometimes emerges, in subjects like "Princess Whitey--My Precious Dog," lyrics like "I'm devoted to TV/which leaveth no time/to serve God," or arrangers like the late Rodd Keith, a drug-addled classical composer and suicide who despaired of his degrading day job, yet expended considerable imagination turning concepts like "The Music Man From Mars" and "Do the Pig" into woozy Phil Spector-ish epics of multitracking. Poignantly, his son Ellery Eskelin now regards these recordings with fondness as the closest he'll ever get to knowing his father.