FinalRune Visits Audio Legend Tom Lopez

On Easter weekend 2012, Fred headed out across two-lane roads of NH, VT and NY to visit Tom Lopez at the ZBS Foundation's headquarters, an 1800s farmhouse in Fort Edward, NY. A lot of radio history was made at this unassuming location sitting on 33 acres in the heart of New York's dairy country. By the early 70s, Lopez had DJ'ed in Philadelphia, San Francisco, and Montreal, … [Read more...]

Our South African Love: The Sony PCM-M10

Part 1 of our series of articles on gear Fred used in his adventures across South Africa in Winter 2012 It's no secret that I love field recording and especially handheld flash-based audio recorders. I've carried a Zoom H2 since they were introduced in 2007 and moved on to try out most of the rest of their line including the Zoom Q3, Zoom H4n and the Zoom H1. However, in … [Read more...]