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1. 'Lady Ice and Mr. Hex' (Remix) Heaven 17

An ESM sound exclusive — A remixed version of the track first featured on The Luxury Gap album.

2. Smelling Sweetly Of Sex Paul Gomersall

A piece showcasing Frankie engineer Paul Gomersall's MCS-1 MIDI sampler.

3. Systemise!

Micon's software running an assortment of synths from a humble Spectrum.

4. The Axeman

Two innovative guitars put through their paces by our very own guitar hero.

5. Wind Up 1

The first demo spot this month features popsters Pears are Yellow, and weirdsters The Jazz Masters.

6. Beeb Boogie

F-softs package for the BBC's sound chip and Curtis's violin patch for the DX7.

7. Just An Illusion

A taster of the Frankfurt sensation—samples and a short piece from the Mirage sampling synth.

8. Six Bits Plus Chakk

© MCA Music Ltd
Electronic Skiffle-? Judge for yourself.

9. Night Thoughts

© Mick Jones
A smooth little number demonstrating the combined talents of Technic's SYDP 50 drum machine, Korg's new DW 6000 poly, and a SixTracs — all run from Joreth's Music Composer System for the CBM64.

10. Wind Up 2

Demo of the month, Teknik's hi-tech tune, Redemption City.

11. DX5

Yamaha's new poly.

12. Frankfurt Report.

Exclusive to ES&CM, behind-the-lines despatches from the technology front. Hear next year's sounds today!

13. Sex Psyche etc Bill Nelson

© B Nelson.
And finally... an intriguing ditty from the idol of the independents himself. A savage gesture for charm's sake?

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Electronic Soundmaker & Computer Music - Copyright: Cover Publications Ltd, Northern & Shell Ltd.


Electronic Soundmaker - Apr 1985

Donated & scanned by: Mike Gorman


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