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#26 Larry Crane: The Musician, Engineer, Producer, Studio Owner behind Tape Op

When it comes to microphones, monitors, outboard gear and consoles no two studios are exactly alike but you’ll find that the one thing that they all have in common is the latest edition of Tape Op magazine – a magazine that owes its existence to its creator and editor Larry Crane. Larry runs his recording studio, Jackpot!, produces and engineers records and still somehow finds time to crank out a magazine that we all read from cover to cover.  Learn more

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#25: "Shure Sounds Great" with Michael Pettersen at NY AES

In this episode of Gear Club we hear from Michael Pettersen, Director of Corporate History at Shure Incorporated. Michael gives us the story behind some of the most iconic (and handy) microphones ever produced. The song of the episode is "Little Red" from Freddie Green.  Learn more

#24: This Magic Moment with Steve Rosenthal

In this episode of Gear Club we catch up with the latest exploits of our hosts and learn about MARS' Steve Rosenthal's restoration work on some Elvis Presley live shows from the 1970's. The song of the episode is "Red Eyes" from War on Drugs’ Lost in a DreamLearn more

#23: Do You Hear What I Hear, Susan Rogers pt. 2

This week John and Stewart continue their chat with Susan Rogers. In this episode, Susan describes how and why she left the studio for the laboratory to pursue a doctorate in audio psychoacoustics. Listen and learn as Susan describes how we hear, how and why our hearing changes as we age and why we perceive music the way we do. Learn more

Meet The Hosts


John Agnello and Stewart Lerman are two audio engineer / producers with over 25 years in the industry. Every episode takes you on a sonic journey with interviews that feature legendary producers, engineers, artists, or inventors. They also deconstruct a recording that inspired them, discuss their favorite piece of audio gear, and offer recording tips and techniques. 

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