Filter By:

Past News:

The 4th annual Tape Op Party was pretty awesome.

Free drinks! Gear! Nerds! Bands that didn't suck! It light of all these things in one place, we feel confident stating that the Tape Op Party 2012 was a great success. Our attendance was up from last year with over 500 Tape Op readers joining the...
 

Tape Op is gonna build a mobile app. Got opinions?

So for quite a while now we've been trying to figure out how to best bring the full Tape Op print magazine into the digital era, and we've think we've settled on some sort of mobile app..but we'd really like your input before committing to one...
 

Disc Makers is giving away a vocal recording & performance guide!

Getting a great vocal take is arguably one of the most important (and depending on how the session's going, most frustrating) processes in record making, and our friends at Disc Makers have put together a pretty substantial guide to vocal technique...
 

DIY Contracts for Freelance Recordists: Protect Yourself Without Being a Jerk

As recording continues to become a predominantly freelance profession and as more artists decide to operate without the aid of record labels, setting our various agreements into writing is even more important. These days there are fewer standard...
 

Phill Brown Interviewed in Spike Magazine

Check out this great recent  interview with Phill from Spike Magazine: http://www.spikemagazine.com/sound-advice-phill-browns-musical-odyssey.php
 

Tape Op is at AES in Los Angeles this week and we'd love to say hello

As we pack our bags and prepare to head down to Los Angeles for the 137th Audio Engineering Society Convention (here is how the thing began in 1948), we thought we'd drop you a line and let you know what we'll be up to once we get there. Come...
 

"How A Bunny Sounds" Poster Now Available!

Ever since publishing Tape Op #88, we've been receiving an endless supply of requests to turn the cover art by Kim Krans into some more viewing-optimal format. And so today, we give you the "How A Bunny Sounds" Poster. Please enjoy!
 

Tape Op at NAMM Show

We'll be wandering around the giant halls of the NAMM Show in Anaheim, CA, Jan 19-22 (National Association of Music Merchants). It's not open to the public, but most music gearhead types can usually find a way in! It's pretty crazy to see what people...
 

Cellist Julia Kent says nice stuff about us

Here's an excerpt from a recent Pitchfork interview with cellist Julia Kent (Antony & the Johnsons, Rasputina): "Pitchfork: Have you had a recording mentor? JK: No, not at all. You know the Tape Op message board, basically-- stuff like...
 

Harrison Consoles is offering a giant discount to Tape Op readers on their Mixbus software

Lately we've been really appreciating companies who make simpler, more focused digital tools that concentrate on doing one thing really well, and Harrison's Mixbus definitely fits this bill. If you don't know Harrison, they are best known for their...
 

AES Conference in NYC - FREE PASSES!!!!

AES Conference in NYC - FREE PASSES!!!!
 

Issue #87 coming soon!

We wanna make sure you're ready - issue #87 will show up soon for all you US subscribers. We won't let the cat out of the bag just yet, but we've revisited a well-known studio owner/engineer who had some wonderful insights. Keep an eye on that...