Top 50 Recorder Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Recorder Quotes from famous people such as Paolo Nutini, Kyle MacLachlan, Virgil Abloh, Nigel Rees, Atif Aslam, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

I've always got a notepad on or a voice recorder record

I’ve always got a notepad on or a voice recorder recording ideas.
Paolo Nutini
When the audience first sees Cooper talking into his tape recorder at the beginning of ‘Twin Peaks,’ I think that’s the greatest introduction to a character I’ve seen in my career. It tells you everything about the guy right there in a few minutes as well as bringing up a whole load of questions.
Kyle MacLachlan
For me, just as a social recorder of 2016, there’s a new girl that emerged that can shop in between Zara and designer and still maintain a sense of her personality and identity.
Virgil Abloh
I was broadcast-struck from an early age; I had saved up for a tape recorder and started making programmes.
Nigel Rees
There was no music at all during my childhood. The first time we heard music was when my eldest brother bought a tape recorder. Even then, only he was allowed to touch it. But in our house, we listened to legends such as Muhammad Rafi, Mehdi Hasan, Noor Jehan, Attaullah Khan Esakhelvi.
Atif Aslam
My mom played the recorder. But not having electricity, we had minimal exposure to music. As I got a little older, we had Walkmans and things that were battery-powered, but it would have been nice to be growing up in the iPod era. A tape only has six songs on a side.
Bode Miller
I used to take a recorder around and interview my parents and do impressions of my classmates as guests on my show.
Iliza Shlesinger
Technology has very little to do with what I do. I have a purpose built studio but all I need for writing is my piano and a cassette recorder as I still use cassettes.
Gilbert O’Sullivan
Truman Capote famously claimed to have nearly absolute recall of dialogue and used his prodigious memory as an excuse never to take notes or use a tape recorder, but I suspect his memory claims were just a useful cover to invent dialogue whole cloth.
Joshua Foer
I’ve got a full plate, yes I do. That iPod, that’s nice. A phone recorder? Nicely done. All right I’m a bit of a tech geek. I have a subscription to Popular Science and I keep up on all this stuff.
Nathan Fillion
History has shown that time and market forces provide equilibrium in balancing interests, whether the new technology is a video recorder, a personal computer, an MP3 player, or now the Net.
Steve Blank
As a 13, – 14-year-old kid, I’d sit on my bed with a tape recorder and a newspaper. I would do my own newscast. I would practice my diction.
Lester Holt
I’ve woken up from dreams and the whole song is there. I’m listening to it in my dreams. I consciously have to wake myself up and get a tape recorder because I hear it like a record.
Lenny Kravitz
I never do formal interviews. I don’t use a tape recorder. I take notes but occasionally.
Michael Finkel
I taught myself how to use a multi-track tape recorder, which was the first time I recorded myself.
Romy Madley Croft
I mean, I haven’t been around very long. I can’t expect everyone to have seen ‘The House Bunny’. Oh God. I am having such waves of internal embarrassment, which now I’m admitting on a tape recorder. This is so one of the things I should keep in my head.
Emma Stone
In September 2005, I was three things: the media blogger for ‘FishbowlNY,’ a maniacal Daily Show fan, and the only person to smuggle a tape recorder and camera into a big Magazine Publishers of America event featuring Jon Stewart interviewing five hotshot magazine editors in an unbelievable bloodbath.
Rachel Sklar
I usually dream of melodies. When I wake up I have them in my head. I usually come up with things in the middle of the night because that’s when my mind is the quietest. I always have my tape recorder, pen and pad by my bed just in case.
Leona Lewis
Growing up, I was definitely surrounded by music all the time. My parents used to always play music; my dad used to have reggae on. I remember walking around with a cassette recorder, and I used to just record the songs I would hear on the radio so I could play it back when I feel like.
Stefflon Don
I could have been a top notch spy. People confess the most amazing secrets to me, even when I am not fishing for those nuggets. I must look trustworthy because I sit there with a video camera or a tape recorder while the stories pour out.
Jonathan Franklin
I first started doing some somewhat technology-based shows in the ’80s. If you wanted to get real technical about it, back in the ’70s I used to open up with Utopia with just me on the stage with a four-track tape recorder. So, technically, I’ve been using the help of various devices pretty much throughout my career.
Todd Rundgren
When Paul and I were first friends, starting in the sixth grade and seventh grade, we would sing a little together and we would make up radio shows and become disc jockeys on our home wire recorder. And then came rock and roll.
Art Garfunkel
A lot of writing I do on tour. I do a lot on airplanes. At home, I write a lot, obviously. When I write a song, what I usually do is work the lyric out first from some basic idea that I had, and then I get an acoustic guitar and I sit by the tape recorder and I try to bang it out as it comes.
Pete Townshend
After years of begging, I got my parents to get me a little Craig tape recorder, a reel to reel. Then I started recording voices, or recording Jonathan Winters off television and stuff like that.
Dana Carvey
I thought, ‘If I’m going to die, I’m going to videotape it.’ So I got out my little video recorder and was taping goodbyes to my family.
Estella Warren
I was a staff songwriter for Combine Music Publishing in Nashville for seven years. I’d sit around with a groups of friends with a Yamaha piano and a tape recorder and crank out songs.
Michael Bacon
Most of our stuff was trial and error. You live with a tape recorder, you turn it on, you play the song and you listen to it.
Levon Helm
I used to do little sketches into my cassette tape recorder when I was a little boy. I would just turn it on and just start doing voices and characters. I just loved it.
Harland Williams
Imagine if Beethoven had a tape recorder. Then you’d know exactly what he meant. Maybe he meant ‘Da da da da’ instead of ‘Boom boom boom boom!’ Who knows?
Eddie Van Halen
It’s such a relief for me to sit in front of a tape recorder and not be using it to learn my lines.
Peter O’Toole
Every single morning, I have a person sitting right there next to me in prayer with a tape recorder – and a song comes up every day.
Andrae Crouch
I ain't never far away from a pencil and paper or a tap

I ain’t never far away from a pencil and paper or a tape recorder.
Dolly Parton
I’ll have to have a room of my own. Nobody could sleep with Dick. He wakes up during the night, switches on the lights, speaks into his tape recorder.
Pat Nixon
I approach writing stories as a recorder. I think of my role as some kind of reporting device – recording and projecting.
Jhumpa Lahiri
I could learn how to press ‘Record’ on a tape recorder and write for a newspaper or a magazine.
Barry Bonds
I had no experience with broadcasting basketball games, so I took a tape recorder and went to a playground where there was a summer league, and I stood up in the top of the stands and I called the game.
Ed Bradley
The very first thing I ever did, I was doing some work for the French Cultural Center. They wanted a little recording set up. And I got wire. A wire recorder. The wire came off spools, and to cut and edit, you tied it together in little square knots. Can you imagine?
D. A. Pennebaker
If you’re famous and supposedly wise, it’s always a good idea to have a tape recorder in the room. Never can tell when you might spew out a line or two worth printing somewhere.
Richard Elman
I wouldn’t mind someone lobbing hand grenades at me, but having to reset the timer on the video recorder puts me into a blood-spitting frenzy.
Stephen Bayley
My mom was working through my childhood, so I would be running around Mumbai from one dance class to another with my mom carrying the tape recorder with me. I would sit on the sidelines and watch her teach dance.
Aditya Roy Kapur
I think it was, my parents got me a karaoke machine when I was about 9 years old. Even before that, they got me a tape recorder that I used to walk around my life with. And there was something about recording and then hearing myself back.
Leslie Odom, Jr.
I can never kind of fathom a character’s journey beyond the moment when you go to black, any more than when people ask me what Jason Patric did with the tape recorder at the end of ‘Narc,’ you know what I mean? Even in ‘Blood, Guts,’ like, what happens down the road with these characters?
Joe Carnahan
The country is not a democratic state. Therefore we fear that they might carry a recorder in their pocket or there may be bugs in the walls, and you cannot be absolutely sure that you get a straight testimony.
Hans Blix
Moving and motion tends to make things pop up. But things pop up for me, really, at just odd intervals or at random times that aren’t really convenient, so I’m a big fan of the voice memo recorder on my phone. That’s the only way I can remember things.
Jim James
Music always hits me when I’m driving so I keep a recorder in my bag.
Angie Stone
I had wanted a tape recorder since I was tiny. I thought it was a magic thing. I never got one until just before I went to art school.
Brian Eno
I started performing at two or three on a tape recorder, one of those little flat recorders where you just push play and record.
Erykah Badu
My dad used to do a lot of music when he was young, so he had an 8-track MiniDisc recorder, and when he realized that I was getting on with it, he brought it upstairs to my room and showed me how to record and how, once you finished eight tracks, you can cut it down to two and have another six tracks to play with.
Don’t become a mere recorder of facts, but try to penetrate the mystery of their origin.
Ivan Pavlov
Even as a kid, I’d have a recorder, and I’d lean it up against a TV and record ‘I Love Lucy.’ I loved hearing the audience laughing. It was really exciting to me.
Randall Park