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Tape Op Magazine: Great Free Resource

Tape Op Magazine

A great magazine

Tape Op Magazine has been around since 1996. Each bi-monthly issue is packed with a wealth of information for the recording musician – Everything from interviews with producers and engineers, to reviews of the latest gear and recording technology. I love reading about the famous and not so famous people who worked behind-the-scenes to create some of iconic recordings that helped influence my musical tastes. Besides hearing about these people, you also get to read about some of the famous recording studios where the magic was created. In addition, you will find many valuable recording tips to help you in your own musical pursuits. Tape Op Magazine is one of the few magazines I read from cover to cover. If you are a recording musician, this is a must have resource.

Did I mention that mail subscriptions of the print edition are free? That’s right. For people who live in the United States and the United Kingdom, magazine subscriptions are free.

Click on this link and get started with your subscription. You won’t be sorry.

http://tapeop.com/subscriptions

 

Musician DIY: How I Made A Music Video For Free

The Idea

I had an instrumental song, “Electric Guitar Interlude,” that I thought had the potential of being an interesting soundtrack for a video. After all, having a music video is an excellent way to promote your music. Creating such a video, however, can be a daunting challenge for the independent musician – especially for musicians with limited video production experience and cash flow.

In contemplating what to do, I weighed the options. On one hand, I didn’t want to invest in video cameras and equipment. Paying someone to shoot footage was also out of the question. If I wanted to have a video, I would have to do it myself.

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