Archive | July, 2008

7/31/2008

Larry was in a band? The Wackness?

Yup. From 1985 to 1993 I was in a band with the polite name of Vomit Launch. One of our songs, "Exit Lines" is in a movie called "The Wackness", in theaters now. A pretty damn good movie, and our song fits the scene too well! Most of our back catalog w...

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7/30/2008

Creot Radio

Some Tape Op readers started this site/podcast some time back. More home recorded music. -LC "creot radio is produced by an international collective of independent artists. shows are recorded by individual hosts and are intended to reflect the musical...

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7/30/2008

Tape Op one of Chicago Tribune’s 50 favorite magazines!

http://www.chicagotribune.com/features/chi-50magazines-story,0,2109988.story?page=1 It's an eclectic collection and somehow we made the cut. We're guessing it was an inside job... Thanks Chicago!

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7/3/2008

unconventional installation

Speaking of the art world, reader Halsey Burgund sent a link to his installation that “involves some unconventional recording techniques, mainly doing it wirelessly and using lots of open-source and customized software.” Looks like fun and ...

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7/3/2008

sonic youth exhibition

Tape Op Magazines and the Tape Op Book Vol. II are featured in the reading materials section of the "Sonic Youth, etc: Sensation Fix" traveling art exhibition. Thanks, Sonic Youth! "The exhibition Sonic Youth, etc: Sensation Fix focuses on the multidi...

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7/2/2008

soundproofing and illusion

Reader Brent E (bcengels at yahoo dot com) sent in some cool links about audio. The possibility of and “acoustic cloak” is discussed. The future of studio soundproofing? Music and Auditory illusions are discussed in the New Scientist

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