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Interviews

Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Frankie Goes To Liverpool

Interview | Sound On Sound, Nov 1986

The superbly produced music of Frankie Goes To Hollywood embodies the whole spirit and character of modern hi-tech recording methods. With the release of their long-awaited second album 'Liverpool', it seemed an opportune moment for Paul Gilby to discover if there is more to the band than Trevor Horn's production techniques.

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Steve Lipson - The Price of Fame

Interview | Music Technology, May 1987

...Is already hugely successful as an engineer, producer, musician and programmer for the likes of Grace Jones and Frankie Goes To Hollywood. Paul Tingen finds fame has made him disillusioned and cynical.

Art of Noise - Art & Science

Interview | Music Technology, Apr 1988
JJ Jeczalik

With the title track from the film Dragnet currently on release, the Art of Noise are still newsworthy. Paul Tingen talks to JJ Jeczalik about sampling, Frankie Goes To Hollywood and court cases.

EnDuranCe

Interview | One Two Testing, Sep 1984

little Andy Taylor on big guitar sounds

Andy Richards - Programmer's Protocol

Interview | Music Technology, Jun 1988

From his involvement in the infamous Frankie Goes To Hollywood sessions, Andy Richards has become an accomplished producer and programmer in his own right. Nicholas Rowland listens to a rationalisation of technology.

John Foxx - From 24 tracks to 8

Interview | Home & Studio Recording, Oct 1984

Founder of Ultravox and owner of The Garden Studio, John Foxx talks about all aspects of his recording methods and highlights the technological changes that have caused him to rethink the way he composes.

Colin Thurston

Interview | Home & Studio Recording, Feb 1985
Record Producer

The man who turned the music of Duran Duran, Kajagoogoo, Human League and Magazine into hits, discloses his hit-making formulae, recording methods and well-equipped home studio.

The Art of Propaganda

Interview | Sound On Sound, Jul 1990

Back in 1985, Propaganda made an astonishing debut with 'Dr. Mabuse' and the classic album 'A Secret Wish'. After years of silence, a split with ZTT records, and the departure of three-quarters of the original line-up, Michael Mertens is back with a new-look Propaganda, and feeds the party line to Nigel Humberstone.

The Record Smith

Interview | Home & Studio Recording, Aug 1985

Muff Murfin talks to Paul White about his career to date and proffers some useful advice for people trying to break into the jingle market. He also explains why with studios in the Midlands, London and Ibiza, he needs to expand.

Tears for Souvenirs

Interview | Electronics & Music Maker, Jan 1985
Crying And Shouting With Bath's Finest

Messrs Smith and Orzabal explain how it can take a year to make two singles but only two months to make an album, among other things. Bits in between the chat by Dan Goldstein.

The Noise of Art

Interview | Electronics & Music Maker, Nov 1985

The man who brought computers to Frankie and programmed his way to chart infamy with The Art of Noise, fits in an interview before going out to play some very English sport. Paul Tingen fills in the scorecard.

Imagination

Interview | Electronics & Music Maker, Apr 1986
could make a star of you

Behind the classic 'Imagination' single lies a sensitive songwriter with a keen ear for melody and a fascination for modern technology. Tim Goodyer talks to Neville Keighley and his session keyboardsman, Peter Oxendale.

Orchestral Manoeuvres In The 90s

Interview | Sound On Sound, Aug 1993
Andy McCluskey

Andy McCluskey reveals his dislike for synth programming and his penchant for the classics.

The La's

Interview | Phaze 1, Jan 1989

Paddy McAloon

Interview | One Two Testing, Aug 1985
The Prefab Spirit

the screening of Steve McQueen

Andrew Poppy - Pop Goes Minimal

Interview | Music Technology, Aug 1987

A successful composer of minimal music or would-be writer of pop instrumentals? Tim Goodyer isn't sure so he challenges the man himself for the answers.

Art of Noise - Artistic License

Interview | Music Technology, Dec 1989

Well established as sampling innovators, the Art Of Noise have just released their fourth LP. David Bradwell talks to the Art's JJ Jeczalik about Fairlights and fairplay.

Dave Meegan - ...I Nearly Joined The Foreign Legion! - Part 1

Interview Series | Topic: Recording Studios | Sound On Sound, Nov 1985

Engineer Dave Meegan recalls how depression helped land him a plum position at Trevor Horn's Sarm West Studios. Chris Allison listened with great interest.

JJ Jeczalik - Ratman Returns

Interview | Recording Musician, Jan 1993
JJ Jeczalik And The Art Of Toys

Best known for his pioneering sampling work and his role in The Art of Noise, JJ holds strong views on the creative use and abuse of studio equipment.

Paul Hardcastle - The Wizard

Interview | 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.

Paul Hardcastle - When The Tape Runs Out

Interview | Sound On Sound, Jul 1986

Intrepid reporter/cameraman Ralph Denyer ventures into the wild suburban jungle of East London to capture the rarely heard thoughts of this lesser-spotted songbird and re-mix producer who has recently taken delivery of his very own Synclavier system.

Simon Darlow - Slave to the Great Outdoors

Interview | Music Technology, Dec 1987

After an apprenticeship under the wing of the Frankies' Trevor Horn, Simon Darlow spreads his own; he talks to Paul Tingen about the hazards of writing, playing and producing your own album.

Stock, Aitken & Waterman - Production Line

Interview | Music Technology, Jun 1987

The words "Stock, Aitken & Waterman" have adorned 50 hit singles in the last two years. Tim Goodyer finds there are two secrets to their success: determination and new technology.

Tears for Fears - Tears For Fears

Interview | Music Technology, Jun 1990

After spending four years recording The Seeds of Love, Tears for Fears are back and touring the world. Curt Smith and Roland Orzabal talk tears and technology with Dan Rue and Tim Goodyer.

Yes - Atlantic Crossing

Interview | Electronic Soundmaker, May 1984

Yes — All the way from America

 

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