by Larry Crane

March 18, 2016  |  No. 112

Gavin Lurssen: Mastering with a Master

by Larry Crane

Mastering engineer Gavin Lurssen has been behind the console since 1991, won three Grammys and one Latin Grammy, and runs Lurssen Mastering — one of Southern California's busiest facilities....

Jan. 20, 2016  |  No. 111

Chris Walla: Making Tape Loops

by Larry Crane

Way the heck back, in issue #19 ofTape Op, we interviewed Chris Walla, then an integral part of the up-and-coming Death Cab For Cutie. Now Chris is off on his own, and his first music expedition (and...

Nov. 14, 2015  |  No. 110

Michael Rother: Harmonia, Neu!

by Larry Crane

Harmonia's five LP box set, Complete Works, contains all the released material of this fascinating German band from 1973 to 1976, including their 1976 collaboration with Brian Eno and four...