electric recording



  • The recording of music by electrical means, as opposed to mechanical. Examples include optical recordings, such as that of CDs, and magnetic recordings, such as that of DATs. May also include the recording of images, such as those on DVDs and videocassettes.
  • Musical recording of electric instruments, such as guitars and pianos, as opposed to nonelectric versions of said instruments.
  • The recording on a given medium, such as paper, by the passage of an electric current through it. A stylus carrying a current, for instance, may be utilized. Also called electrosensitive recording.
  • synonymelectrosensitive recording