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Phill Brown's "Are We Still Rolling?"

We want to make sure everyone knows that we have finally published Phill Brown's book. In issue #12 Larry Crane and Chris Eckman interviewed Phill Brown, a producer/engineer with credits like Mott the Hoople, David Bowie, Sly Stone, Led...
 

Erin Barra & Blend.io Re-Imagine the Phrase "Record Release"

Yesterday, electronic musician, producer, educator, and all around tech-forward-woman-in-audio, Erin Barra, is releasing "Dear John," the single from her upcoming EP, Undefined. Barra, however, is taking a much more literal approach to the term -...
 

Tape Op #98 Is Here!

    Issue 98 of Tape Op Magazine is out now! In this issue: - Ed Stasium recounts decades of making records with everyone from Gladys Knight to the Ramones to Living Colour - Manny Nieto puts a L.A. recording career on hold to spend...
 

Welcome to Issue 82 of Tape Op Online!

Check out Allen Farmelo's amazing photo essay following his journey in the creation(an admitted rarity in these days of audio gear RE-creation) of a truly unique analog console, an in-depth interview with southern rock trailblazer and Allman...
 

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...
 

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...
 

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...
 

Get Viva Voce's new album for $3.99!

A one day deal Weds, Aug 17th on Viva Voce's The Future Will Destroy You through Amazon for a $3.99 download. Go for it, the album is great and you read about it last issue (#84) of Tape Op! 
 

Tape Op has a new website!

Feel free to take off your worn cyber-boots and stay a while. While you're here, check out our new online articles section, full reviews archive, and multimedia section.  
 

"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!
 

Save up to $150 on Sony's Sound Forge audio editing software!

While the debates over traditional DAWs often seem to go around in perpetual circles, in the arena of dedicated audio editing Sound Forge has been the clear victor for many a studio professional for over 20 years now. Previously only available...
 

Tape Op Party SUCCESS!

Tape Op gives a BIG THANK YOU to our sponsors for Tape Op Party 2011 (held during SXSW in Austin)!  The Tape Op Party was a great success!  Check out our party pics by Celeste Cleary HERE. Prizes were won, drinks were had and we all enjoyed...