Contribute to Performer’s Special Analog Tape Issue

by | Mar 10, 2015 | Industry News

Howdy Performer faithful!

We are planning a very special, dope-ass issue all about our favorite format: analog tape. That’s right, an entire issue dedicated to that glorious, magnetic bliss.

That’s where YOU come in. We need experts and guest contributors to write about a number of topics. If you or someone you know would like to lend a hand with any of the following, please email [email protected]

  • Glossary of tape-related terms
  • Modern tape plug-ins for recording
  • Multi-track tape machine maintenance
  • The cassette culture and modern tape revival
  • Retro tape machine ads
  • Tips for recording to analog tape in the studio
  • 30 ips vs 15 ips vs 7.5 ips for recording
  • Home stereo cassette deck information/buyer’s guide
  • Tape releasing resources for bands/labels (tape duplicators, J-card insert printing, bulk tapes and cases, etc)
  • Artists talking about their favorite tapes
  • Brief timeline and history of magnetic tape recording and formats
  • Consumer Guide to portable tape players/boomboxes/Walkmen, etc
  • History of home taping and its effect on the industry through modern day