Archive | August, 2008

8/26/2008

The first Audio Underground Roadshow, Sacto at The Hangar Sept 6

Tape Op is sponsoring an event at The Hangar, aka Tape Op Publishing HQ. When: Saturday, September 6, 10am-6pm. Where: The Hangar Studios, Sacramento, CA What: The first Audio Underground Roadshow What’s that and who will be there: Demos of ge...

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8/25/2008

Larry Reading from Tape Op Book Vol. II at Powell's

Here I am at Powell's City of Books in Portland doing the book reading. Quite fun to get up and make an ass of myself in a book store. Thanks to Leigh Marble and Ben for playing sweet music, to Kevin Sampsell for arranging this for Powell's, and to J...

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8/21/2008

Response to PR person looking for press for their clients

I got an email the other day from a PR person looking for Tape Op to write an article about several "known" engineer/producers and their drum recording techniques in the studio. These guys are known, and one of them we've written about and I think he's...

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8/18/2008

Lies Engineers Tell Us

I ran the end rant about "Lies" I hear in the studio from musicians. I asked for "Lies" that engineers tell people, but only got these two. But they're pretty good! Please take with a sense of humor, according to Arthur, but there may be some truths in...

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8/16/2008

Press for Tape Op Book and int. with Larry

One of the local Portland weeklies did a blurb on me and the Tape Op book for the reading tonight. Mercury

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8/15/2008

The Return of Quantegy?

Quantegy , despite the oddity of still being an active link, posted this announcement recently: "Plans are being formulated for the revival of Quantegy 499 Gold Studio Mastering and GP9 Platinum Studio Mastering audio products, as well as the Black Dia...

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8/14/2008

Monomulator: Monome on the cheap

In issue #62, Josh Boughey reviewed the Monome 40h, a minimalist button-and-light interface which can be used to run musical applications. It's absolutely captivating in its simplicity; I'm writing this as an outsider, but as far as I can tell, the bu...

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8/11/2008

no contact to get my ex bf

In line with Andy Hong's list of gear (issue #66) he's reviewed in the past that he still finds amazing, here's a list of stuff I was using this last month that I think deserves special credit for the amount of times I fall back on these pieces and how...

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8/3/2008

Goatboy’s Pro Tools Suggestion

If you're sending tracks to other folks for mixing and/or sorting out, here's a suggestion from our pal Goat(boy), Andrew Gilchrist. -LC Larry, Sitting on a plane, flying today from Spain to Switzerland, on my seemingly endless tour. Finally gett...

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8/3/2008

The Telephono Recording Project

From reader David Matysiak: "I would love to talk to you about audio experiment that I've been working on. It's a project called Telephono. Based on the children's game where you whisper a message and it gets around a circle of people, then sounds tot...

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8/3/2008

Vinnie Castaldo’s DVD Reviews

Vinnie Castaldo was in the new issue of Tape Op. Check out his reviews of his two fave educational DVDs. -LC Trust Your Ears: The Drum Tech Explorations of Jeff Ocheltree If you’re like me, always getting stuck tuning drums before a session, thi...

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8/3/2008

Tape Op editor’s book reading and signing in Portland!

Tape Op editor Larry Crane to do book reading and signing in Portland Friday, August 15th @ 7:30PM at Powell's City of Books on Burnside, 1005 W Burnside (800) 878-7323 http://www.powells.com/info/places/burnsideinfo.html Featuring readings from Tape...

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