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

May 16, 2019  |  No. 131

Catherine Vericolli: A Sense of Wonder

by Larry Crane

Since 2006 Catherine Vericolli has run her Fivethirteen Recording in Tempe, outside of Phoenix, Arizona. Along with long-time engineer Dominic Armstrong, she's kept the studio busy and growing in a...

May 16, 2019  |  No. 131

Brendan Perry: Recording Dead Can Dance

by Larry Crane

Long before I even dreamed of professionally recording or starting a magazine like Tape Op, I was a huge fan of the band Dead Can Dance. Formed by Brendan Perry and Lisa Gerrard in Australia in 1981,...

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...