Interviews, tutorials, etc. All about the art of music recording.

March 18, 2019  |  No. 130

Alvin Lucier: Do Something Original

by Ian Brennan

Alvin Lucier is one of the most influential composers in the post-John Cage era. Having authored over 172 pieces for film, theater, television, and dance companies, it is fair to say that he is...

Jan. 17, 2019  |  No. 129

New Danger: Tulips by Maston

by John Phillips

Maston is the project of L.A.-based composer multi-instrumentalist Frank Maston, who also runs the studio and label, Phonoscope. I met Frank backstage at a Jacco Gardner [Tape Op #109] concert in July...

Jan. 17, 2019  |  No. 129


by Larry Crane

SoundBetter Founders Shachar Gilad (Left) and Itamar Yunger (Right). In 2013 I met up with Shachar Gilad, the founder of SoundBetter, to talk about the new business he'd started, connecting people...

Jan. 17, 2019  |  No. 129

Jamie Lidell: Electro-Soul

by Larry Crane

British-born, Nashville-living Jamie Lidell is a singer, beatboxer, recordist, producer, engineer, songwriter, code writer, husband, and father. He has collaborated with Beck, Cristian Vogel (as Super...