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Tutorials  |  No. 102

Tom Werman

by Tom Beaujour

Ted Nugent, REO Speedwagon, Poison, Mötley Crüe, Molly Hatchet, Twisted Sister. When pitching this article to Tape Op, it was not lost on me that many of the artists that Tom Werman signed...

March 22, 2017  |  No. 118

David Porter: Making Music in Memphis

by Larry Crane

In a recent visit to Memphis, Tennessee, I made time to chat with legendary songwriter David Porter. David was one of the early employees of Stax Records, venturing from his job at the grocery store...

Nov. 18, 2015  |  No. 110

Additional Dialogue with Deke Dickerson

by Larry Crane

A collector of guitars. Owner of Major Label and Ecco-Fonic Records. Record producer and engineer at his Ecco-Fonic Studios. Band leader. Guitarist. Author of two volumes of The Strat in the Attic....

Aug. 17, 2015  |  No. 108

The New (and Preferred) Decibel

by Ronald Ajemian

The dB decibel is ubiquitous in the field of audio technology, recording, broadcast, etc. However, a need for a better notation has arisen to avoid confusion on the dB usage for certain...

Aug. 14, 2015  |  No. 108

All About Wall Warts

by Garrett Haines

I was reading a review in another recording magazine in which the writer opened up complaining about a device's external wall wart power supply. He went on and on about how irritating wall warts...