Tape Op Magazine

I am the founder, co-owner (with publisherJohn Baccigaluppi) and editor of Tape Op Magazine, which began publishing in April 1996. Tape Op has the largest circulation in the world of a magazine devoted to music recording, with publishing offices in the US and UK and free subscriptions in those regions. In addition to the magazine, Tape Op hosts a busy online forum (Tape Op Message Board) with over two million unique visitors per year.

From 1986-1987 I also edited and published a music-based magazine, Chicohell, in Chico, California.
  Freelance Writer

Since 1984 I have written for various magazines and newspapers, though almost all are now defunct! Titles include: Sound Choice, File 13, You Could Do Worse, Option, Chico News & Review, Tonic, Sound Collector

I've written a piece for the book Taking Punk to the Masses: From Nowhere to Nevermind about Elliott Smith's piano

I contribute to an online column with my wife, Jenna Zine, doing movie reviews together - it's funny! She really does the writing part - I just drink beer and watch movies

I have done technical consultation for several books, including Richie Unterberger's Won't Get Fooled Again: The Who From Lifehouse to Quadrophenia and Matt Lemay's Elliott Smith's XO book for the 33 1/3 series of album examinations.

In 2011 I wrote a short op-ed piece for the Washington Post
  Technical Editor

I have worked as a freelance editor for recording equipment manuals, notably for Little Labs. Please contact me if you are interested in hiring me for this task.
  Tape Log

Along with several other contributors, I oversee and write for Tape Op's active online blog, Tape Log
  Tape Op Books

I'm also the editor of the series of Tape Op Books (Vol. III currently in production). These books compile articles from previous issues.
Tape Op, The Book About Creative Music Recording, Vol. 2
Tape Op, The Book About Creative Music Recording

And I've edited Phill Brown's book, Are We Still Rolling?, which we also published through Tape Op Books.