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studio/recording blog roundup???

Post by Smitty » Mon Feb 25, 2008 12:33 pm

we've already got some tape-oppers keeping studio and project blogs, but would it be cool to keep a bigger list going, adding and including any of interest? basement studios and big names alike? i learn stuff every time i read them, and usually find them to be highly inspirational.

if y'all would be so kind as to link us up to any such blogs, i'll post them up here. i'll try to keep a running list of the interesting and current and update it as needed. i'm trying to stick with those sites that offer session photos or insightful content.

Apollo Up! recording Chariots of Fire (Photos)
A Shoreline Dream - Recording Diary
all together: a blog about making a record
And By Summer's Fall (Photo Diary)
The Bastille
Misc photos from Battle Tapes, Nashville
Boy Eats Drum Machine Recording Diary
Brendan Benson working on a solo album at Ocean Way in Nashville
Christopher Ames' Recording Blog
The Darns in the studio
Ex-Boyfriends recording new album
Forget Cassettes recording Salt (Photos)
Gentleman Auction House Recording Blog
High On Fire Recording Diary (Video)
Imogen Heap
Iron Maiden Recording Diary 2 3 4 5 6 7
Jeff Jacobson Recording Blog
John Vanderslice Recording Diary 2004/2005
Jupiter Watts' Blog
The Life and Times recording session 2008 (Pictures)
The Loungs - Recording Diary
Like A Fox "Where's My Golden Arm?"
Madame Blavatsky Overdrive
Matthew J Barnhart
Miami Strings Session Photos (Photos)
Mountain Goats Recording Session (Photos) 2 3
Music-Recording-Studios-Blog
Pamela Hute in the studio (Pictures)
Pulley's Recording Blog
Saint Claire Studio Blog
Secret Apollo: Recording Blog
Stay Don't Go: The Spoon Recording Session
Superchick in the Studio (Photos) 2
Taxpayer at Camp Street Studios April '08.
Tilly and the Wall's Recording Diary
Turin Brakes' Recording Diary
Weakerthans Reunion Tour Recording Webisodes 1 2 3 4
Will's Log of Stuff And Recording, Etc.
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Post by fossiltooth » Mon Feb 25, 2008 1:44 pm

Good job updating the list Smitty. Massive. I'll try to wade through it on a day off sometime.


I have one coming in June.

It's a non-profit recording blog and compilation.

Every month it'll be a different artist, and a different song at a different studio, and at the end of 12 months there will be a compilation album available for download. Since we're only doing one song each day, and only doing it once per month, we should be able to maintain very high standards for the blog.

Proceeds go to a health-care based charity. Still working out the kinks. It takes a while to get 12 different good bands and 12 studios lined up and committed.

It should be cool! I'm really excited about it. I'll post again in this thread when we have the site up and running.
Edited the post because I'm running behind schedule. I didn't know the spring would be so booked up for me! Hopefully We'll officially launch the site in June.
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Max Wax

Post by BenjaminWells » Mon Mar 17, 2008 5:02 am

I just found this one... would love to see some more posted.
http://homepage.mac.com/maxwax11/iblog/index.html

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Re: Max Wax

Post by centurymantra » Mon Mar 17, 2008 5:50 am

BikeSailboatGuitar wrote:I just found this one... would love to see some more posted.
http://homepage.mac.com/maxwax11/iblog/index.html
Yeah...I love these blogs too. I remember when this thread was originally posted and I thought to myself...."cool, I'd love to see a roundup of these blogs to browse through"

Too bad not many got posted. If I had one to add, I'd do it. The blog you posted here was pretty nice, even if it was a little thin on the reading. That being said, the photograpy on the blog is outstanding. I've got a hunch someone that's in with the band may be a professional photographer.

I was actually laughing out loud at this bit of satire...

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Post by I'm Painting Again » Mon Mar 17, 2008 6:06 am

fossiltooth wrote:Well, I have one coming in April.

It's a non-profit recording blog and compilation.

Every month it'll be a different artist, and a different song at a different studio, and at the end of 12 months there will be a compilation album available for download. Since we're only doing one song each day, and only doing it once per month, we should be able to maintain very high standards for the blog.

Proceeds go to a health-care based charity. Still working out the kinks. It takes a while to get 12 different good bands and 12 studios lined up and committed.

It should be cool! I'm really excited about it. I'll post again in this thread when we have the site up and running.
that is awesome! I hope it works out well..

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Post by Smitty » Mon Mar 17, 2008 6:13 am

yeah, the photos on that blog are pretty wild.
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Post by BenjaminWells » Mon Mar 17, 2008 7:28 am

I found this one too... which isn't quite as good
http://rrmedia.wordpress.com/

but...

which has this unbelievable you tube video...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0w2wHUx8Q7w

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more...

Post by BenjaminWells » Mon Mar 17, 2008 8:28 am

This one has a link to TapeOp, must be a member...
http://www.hometracked.com/

This one has a lot on microphones. You have to scroll to the bottom and click "previous posts" to see all the entries, but there are 78.
http://www.autumnmusic.net/category/microphones/

Short but good pictures of gear:
http://patternismovement.com/

This one is long, mostly off topic, but contains many gems about Imogen Heap's process. She actually mortgaged her flat in London and bought recording gear and a small space for a studio... then over the course of a year wrote, recorded, produced and mixed her album "Speak for Yourself." It starts way back in May of 2004 when she talks about mortgaging her flat.
http://www.imogenheap.com/iblog/archive ... chive.html

http://saintclairerecording.blogspot.com/

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Post by centurymantra » Mon Mar 17, 2008 8:40 am

I just recalled a great blog I once read by a TapeOp member. I don't know the moniker of this TapeOpper, but it's the guy with the band named, as I recall, The Doctor and Philip. He documented the recording process involving a remote gig in some large space. Just so happens that the music was great too.

If someone knows who this is, they could maybe give them a little shoulder nudge to post this blog...if it still exists online.

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Post by Smitty » Mon Mar 17, 2008 8:41 am

thanks for the links! now this is what i'm talking about!

i'm doing a bit of the dirty work myself as well, and compiling a list of some stuff i've found so far that looks interesting. give me a bit and i'll start a list up in the first post that i'll try to keep updated.
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Post by fossiltooth » Mon Mar 17, 2008 11:36 am

Smitty wrote:thanks for the links! now this is what i'm talking about!
Yeah, took long enough for this thread to see some action!


Good work on updating the first post.

That's a real laundry list!

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Post by Smitty » Mon Apr 28, 2008 2:57 pm

added some pics from Brendan Benson recording solo at Ocean Way in Nashville and one or two others.
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Post by vvv » Tue Apr 29, 2008 12:03 pm

Great thread; kudos!

Now I know how I'll be spending a couple forthcoming evenings...


Might I suggest some stickiness here?
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Post by bickle » Tue Apr 29, 2008 7:57 pm

I've been trying to get Tapeoppers to check out my band/recording blog, with some success. It's not totally about recording, but most of it is, and we expect to put a lot of stuff up there this summer:

http://www.jupiterwatts.blogspot.com/

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