Really digging this blog! Tapers have been quintessential to making the live music experience so accessible. It's really cool to hear some of the tech talk about how you do what you do. For the rest of us, there's always that moment when you hit play and wonder, is this going to sound good, or will this moment in history go down in a blurry mess? There's also that moment of relief, about 30 seconds in, that you know that you will be able to listen to this again. It's a great moment. Thanks to all of you who not only go out show after show to bring the music to all of us, but strive to make it sound better. The whole scene would not be possible without you. Cheers!This is why I became a taper. It’s how I got into lots of music that I love - free sharing of AUD tapes. Even if we take just Phish in a vacuum of other bands, my forays DEEP into the catalog and discovery of my favorite jams wouldn’t be possible without AUDs. It’s a rich and storied tradition whose mantle I am honored to pick up, and I find the hobby to be a lot of fun.
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