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by Geoff Stanfield

Nov. 17, 2020  |  No. 140

Sarah Jarosz: Transition & Growth

by Geoff Stanfield

At 29, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Sarah Jarosz has already had a lifetime's worth of musical accomplishments. Signing her first deal at 16 with Sugar Hill Records, she has since released...

Nov. 17, 2020  |  No. 140

Jacquire King

by Geoff Stanfield

I first met Jacquire King in 1997 at Toast Studios in San Francisco when he was the second engineer on my band's record [Black Lab's Your Body Above Me], produced by David Bianco [Tape Op #104]. I...

Sept. 15, 2020  |  No. 139

Heba Kadry: Building Community

by Geoff Stanfield

What do Björk, Beach House, Slowdive, Liturgy, !!!, The Mars Volta, Deerhunter, Explosions in the Sky, serpentwithfeet, and Ryuichi Sakamoto all have in common? Mastering and mixing engineer...

Aug. 23, 2020

Tape Op Buyer's Guide #2: 500 Series

by Geoff Stanfield

I have long been a fan of the 500 series format. It is a relatively cost effective way to have a variety of modules at your disposal and portable in the right rack. I often recommend it to friends...

April 28, 2020

Blake Mills: Tape Op Podcast Interview

by Geoff Stanfield

Perfume Genius, Laura Marling, Alabama Shakes, John Legend, Vulfpeck, Randy Newman, Jesca Hoop, Norah Jones, Andrew Bird, Jim James, and a long list of others all have a common thread: Blake Mills....

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