Posts tagged with “tapeop”

Metallica Wins the Loudness Wars

Saturday, December 20th, 2008 | by matthew mcglynn

There was a great End Rant in Tape Op about the latest Metallica album, Death Magnetic. Mastering Engineer Paul Abbott of Zen Mastering wrote, The outcry over the un-listenably loud level of Metallica’s Death Magnetic CD has become one of the more visible occurrences of the “loudness wars” in the mainstream media… now, a lowest-common-denominator […]

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Good Reads at the Hangar

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2008 | by matthew mcglynn

I made a pilgrimage to Sacramento last weekend, to visit John Baccigaluppi (publisher of TapeOp) at The Hangar. I was on a mission (about which more shall be revealed here soon) and so I didn’t have time to take any pictures, except this one because it’s just too awesome. Well, what else would you expect […]

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