Tape Log

Blog posts by Geoff Stanfield

March 22, 2017

Gear Update: Meris Mercury7 500-Series Reverb

by Geoff Stanfield

Geoff Stanfield and Andy Hong add an update to the original Meris Mercury7 Reverb review by Adam Kagan. GS: I am a fan of the Meris line of gear. They are a small shop who builds their high-quality modules in Los Angeles. I have reviewed the Meris...

March 20, 2017

Gear Update: Rupert Neve Designs 5088 Analogue Mixer

by Geoff Stanfield

It is often challenging within a review period to fully explore a piece of gear and integrate it into the daily workflow. It's not that reviewers won't use the feature set and put it to task in at least a few applications, but to truly get to know...

March 14, 2017

The Smart Studios Story: Documentary

by Geoff Stanfield

The Smart Studios Story Wendy Schneider, director At this point, Butch Vig [Tape Op #11] and Smart Studios are the stuff of legend. From the album that destroyed music’s status quo (Nirvana’s Nevermind), to Smashing Pumpkin's Gish...