Archive | February, 2011

2/27/2011

Home Recording Artist Linda Smith Presents online Archive

In issue 32 we had a short review of Linda Smith's current CD. Even though we meant to get an interview with Linda in the mag at some point, for some reason it never quite happened. Jump to 2011 and Linda has assembled a site full of MP3's of her wor...

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2/25/2011

Lewis Durham will cut your music to Disc LIve! London Gallery Show!

At Riflemaker Art Gallery: 11 January - 5 March 2011 Analog: Mono Recording Studio Now until 17 March From Friday 4 February: Lewis Durham - of Kitty, Daisy & Lewis - will open his live, customized ANALOG recording studio in our up...

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2/25/2011

Aaron Spears: Life on Tour & Goals for 2011

Aaron Spears is currently on tour with mega-star Usher. Aaron tells us what’s going on and gives you some great advice on how to manage a world tour and improve your playing!

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2/24/2011

WHY I HATE(D)…

  I recently have been digging through the Tape Op archives looking for writing, reviews and stuff we can post online. And I just found this snippet of hilariousness from Issue #7 in the Fall of 1997. Oh man, maybe I shouldn't post this... all apo...

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2/24/2011

Phill Brown’s "Are We Still Rolling?"

I just wanted to make sure everyone knows that we have finally published Phill Brown's book. In issue #12 Larry Crane and Chris Eckman interviewed Phill Brown, a producer/engineer with credits like Mott the Hoople, David Bowie, Sly Stone, Led Zepp...

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2/20/2011

It Helps to Get Paid

I often think about the relation of commerce and art. It's a convoluted one, but necessary. How could one continue to create the best art possible if they were destitute? They won't - they will be focused on survival instead. A recent op-ed in t...

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2/18/2011

Creating Community – A Regional Audio Industry Gathering – Larry Crane in Cleveland!

Creating Community - A Regional Audio Industry Gathering  On Saturday March 5, Recording Arts & Technology (RAT) @ Cuyahoga Community College will host a Regional Audio Recording Industry Gathering and Open House from 4-10pm at the new Ce...

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2/16/2011

Amateur Hour Mastering Desecration

So during the mixing of a project last month I asked the band who they had picked out to master their album. They told me about someone I'd never heard of who was doing the job for very cheap, and I said, "Good luck." When they forwarded a mastered s...

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2/10/2011

Gurf Morlix and a tribute to a friend

Gurf Morlix (Tape Op # 76) recently released a 15 song collection of songs written by his longtime friend and runnin' buddy, Blaze Foley - Blaze Foley's 113th Wet Dream.  The CD has been released in conjunction with the documentary...

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2/3/2011

Dave Elitch: The New Year, Personal Goals & What It Takes To Be a Pro

Dave Elitch has been touring heavily with The Mars Volta in 2010 and has showed everyone what an amazing player he is. Drum Channel talked with Dave about the old and new year, his goals, gear and what it takes to be a pro drummer today!

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2/3/2011

Tim Yeung: About Drumming, Career and Friends

Metal drummer Tim Yeung started playing the drums when he was twelve years old, and he has always been into Rock'n'Roll and Heavy Metal since he was a kid. Click to Read more!

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