Barry Cleveland is an LA-based guitarist, composer, recordist, journalist, and author
The Art of Sky Gazing
Guitarist, composer, and interdimensional sonic shape-shifter David Torn has pursued a singular musical vision for more than four decades. His outré approach to guitar playing and electronic manipulation had already begun to fully crystallize by 1982, when he made his first record for the ECM label … Read More
Music for Picture
Barry Cleveland’s compositions have been featured on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, CNN International Asia, CNN International Europe, Erin Burnett OutFront, Crime Watch Daily, Dr. Drew’s Lifechangers and other programs… Read More
Joe Meek’s Bold Techniques
Legendary British producer and technical innovator Joe Meek, the “Telstar Man,” has become a cult figure since his tragic death in 1967. Joe Meek’s Bold Techniques explores the recording iconoclast’s career in great depth, with special attention paid to the equipment and techniques he used to craft his singular sounds. The hardcover Second Edition updates the original 2001 publication with a new Introduction, new information, and an additional chapter. Also included is a meticulously restored version of Meek’s visionary 1959 stereo album about life on the moon, I Hear a New World, made available in its original form for the first time.
“This book really opened my eyes to what an innovator Joe Meek was and even gave me ideas to toy with in future sessions of my own. Everyone reading Tape Op would enjoy this book!” —Larry Crane, Editor, Tape Op… Read More