After two successful years we have seen E&MM mature into an original format so unique we had to invent our own name for its coverage -'ElectroMusic'!
Keith Emerson joins our expert team of consultants worldwide. If you have a particular question to put to any of them, please write to me and I'll pass them on. Don't ask for long dissertations for replies because you won't get them! But we'd like to have a working 'think tank' for our readers with question and answers that interest us all.
Frankfurt '83 is covered in this and forthcoming issues and provides a host of interesting products. Needless to say, the focus of attention is keyboards, although you'll find guitars, drums, mixers, and PA amongst the pages too. Micros continue to play an increasingly important part in instrument design and expansion through a computer link-up is becoming more accepted.
This month we've given you five special interviews with respected musicians who discuss a range of topics. There's two new series, with the first covering the development of the electronic keyboard. The author, Alan Douglas, is well known for his authoritative writings in this field. We're always interested in practical music articles and the second series should get you on the road to rock song success.
Finally, we regret the increase in price, but we've held it off as long as possible. Nevertheless, we've also increased the number of pages from 64 to 116, so you're getting still more for your money.
Editorial by Mike Beecher
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