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Pat Metheny - Getting It Off Pat

Music Technology, Sep 1992

Pat Metheny and the well-tempered Synclavier

This artist was mentioned in these interviews:-

Frank Zappa - Jazz From Hell

Sound On Sound, Feb 1987

Back with a new album 'Jazz From Hell' composed and executed almost entirely on Synclavier, this 60s cult hero explains to Paul Gilby why he has turned his back on lyrics and the reasons for his four-year love affair with the sexy black keyboard with the round Winchester disks!

John McLaughlin

Sound On Sound, Jul 1988

Over the last three decades John McLaughlin has done more than anybody else in popular jazz and rock music to explore the potential of the guitar, both acoustic and electric. Here he talks to Mark Prendergast about his eclectic career, pioneering use of guitar synthesizers, and the Synclavier.

Mark Isham - Blowing Technology's Horn

Sound On Sound, Nov 1988

Mark Prendergast talks with trumpeter, composer, and synthesist Mark Isham about new technology, David Sylvian, Van Morrison, Windham Hill, and his solo career as one of Hollywood's more interesting film soundtrack composers.

Paul Hardcastle - The Wizard

Music Technology, Nov 1986

The whizz-kid that made a number one hit out of a spoken-word soundtrack and a sampler with 19' is now The Wizard, courtesy of a new signature tune for 'Top of the Pops'. Tim Goodyer meets the man, the Synclavier, and the passion for new technology.

Peter Erskine - Steps In Time

Music Technology, May 1988

From Weather Report drummer to hi-tech enthusiast and Mac fanatic. Bob O'Donnell talks to a drummer who's discovered technology and used his rhythmic knowledge to get the best from his programming.

Rod Argent

Electronic Soundmaker, May 1984

From records to retailing

Saga

Electronics & Music Maker, Jan 1984

Jim Gilmour, principal keyboard player in the band, talks to Paul Wiffen about the host of keyboards the band use onstage and in the studio. Their recent European tour increased their reputation as one of Canada's premier music-makers. Photography by Sally Newman.

This artist was mentioned in these other (non-interview) articles:-

The Best Guitar Breaks In The World

One Two Testing, May 1984

Nominated by Adrian Belew, Bill Nelson, Roddy Frame, Ted Nugent, Robert Smith, Dierdre Cartwright

New Electronic & Instrumental Music In The Late 1980s

Sound On Sound, Apr 1989
An overview

Mark Prendergast presents a general overview of record labels, artists, and recordings that make up the exciting area of new electronic and experimental music in the late 1980s.

Comment

Music Technology, Sep 1992

The Original Syn

Electronic Soundmaker, Mar 1985
Synclavier

The updated Synclavier with new software. We take it for a test run.

Special K

In Tune, Jun 1986
Kinkade's hot semi

Making New Age Music - Part 2

Topic: Composing / Art | Recording Musician, Mar 1993

In part two of this short series, David Etheridge looks at the role of effects and unusual chords in New Age music.

 

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