by Larry Crane

Sept. 15, 2020  |  No. 139

Ben Kane: Taking the Time to Listen

by Larry Crane

Years ago, I was recording the group Ravens & Chimes in Montreal at Hotel2Tango with Howard Bilerman [Tape Op #47], when the bandleader, Asher Lack, mentioned, “I’ve got a friend who...

July 23, 2020  |  No. 138

Randy Kohrs: The Old and The New

by Larry Crane

I first met Randy Kohrs years ago at the Summer NAMM tradeshow in Tennessee. Randy is known as a hotshot player; a multi-instrumentalist who's respected for his resonator guitar/dobro abilities. But...

May 24, 2020  |  No. 137

Craig Alvin: Pushing the Right Buttons

by Larry Crane

This story begins many years ago, in Portland, Oregon. It was 1996, and the first issue of Tape Op had just been released. In a quest to learn more, I had been devouring as many books and magazines...