May/Jun 2000

Welcome to issue #17 of Tape Op.


Welcome to Tape Op #17. 

Recently someone asked me why we ran interviews with artists, especially if they didn't have any real technical knowledge to impart about the recording process. Well, what would we be recording if it wasn't for artists and their music? The level of involvement that a songwriter/band/composer takes in the recording process can be very enlightening. Some artists want producers and engineers to handle as much of the recording as possible. Others want their hands on the faders the whole time. It's enlightening to see how different people work in the studio, and that's what TAPE OP is all about. I hope you agree. If there are things that you want to read about, let us know, and if you'd like to write for our magazine, get in touch! 

Larry Crane

— Larry Crane, editor

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Recording Drums.

by Darron Burke

Setup/Getting sounds When I first started recording I used wonder how long I was supposed to take when setting up and getting drum sounds. Sometimes it took one or two hours, and other times it...


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End Rant


by Larry Crane

As long as I have been involved in music I've had a healthy respect for women who are part of the music community. Most of the bands I've ever been in had female musicians, I've trained women...



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