interviews

We talk at length with record-makers about how they make records.

Sept. 19, 2019  |  No. 133

The Ocean Blue's David Schelzel

by Larry Crane

The Ocean Blue have been making dreamy pop albums since the late ‘80s. Their new release, Kings and Queens / Knaves and Thieves, is a perfect example of a self-recorded album that works in the...

July 20, 2019  |  No. 132

Jeff Tweedy: Staying Warm at The Loft

by Larry Crane

I've been in studios and rooms all over the world. I've seen where The Beatles spent hours creating masterpieces. I've been in the room where Buddy Holly's hits were made. I've stood at the mics...

July 20, 2019  |  No. 132

Spencer Tweedy

by Larry Crane

Being that Spencer graciously helped Tape Op set up our interview with his dad, Jeff Tweedy, and that he sat patiently as I asked so many questions, we thought it'd be fun to talk to him about growing...

July 20, 2019  |  No. 132

Tom Schick: Being Ready, Moving Fast!

by Larry Crane

Formerly chief engineer at Sear Sound [Tape Op #41], Tom Schick proved his skills in the studio with artists like Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan, Sean Lennon, and Rufus Wainwright. As a freelance engineer...

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