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Rod Argent - Soldiering On

Sound On Sound, Feb 1986

Like many keyboard aces of the Seventies, Rod Argent too has turned his talents toward writing music for films and television, his most recent venture being the music for the highly acclaimed BBC TV series 'Soldiers'. Here he explains to Ian Gilby the procedures involved.

Rod Argent

Electronic Soundmaker, May 1984

From records to retailing

Rod Argent - An Interview with Rod Argent

International Musician, Mar 1975
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Paul Libson - Portrait Of A Freelance Engineer

Sound On Sound, Feb 1986

Ted Fletcher documents the rise of a talented studio engineer whose recorded credits already include albums by Gary Moore and China Crisis.

Alan Parsons - The Alan Parsons Project

Sound On Sound, May 1986

The man who took the credit for production on Pink Floyd's superlative 'Dark Side Of The Moon' album has since had ten years of album success with his own creation: The Alan Parsons Project. Richard Elen managed to track him down to London's Mayfair Studios, to discuss the appliance of music technology in his recordings.

Douglas Adams - The Hitch-Hiker's Guide To The Macintosh

Electronics & Music Maker, Jul 1986
Tech Talk

Matthew Vosburgh takes a conducted tour around software for the Apple Macintosh with the author of The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy.

Howard Jones - Alias Synth and Jones

One Two Testing, Apr 1984

Synthing with Mr Jones.

Neil Carter - He Ain't Heavy...

Music Technology, Sep 1987

Is heavy metal really all mouth and trousers, or is there music in there too? Gary Moore's keyboardsman discusses technology and the changing face of rock with Tim Goodyer - quietly.

Russ Ballard

International Musician, Nov 1975

Simon Darlow - Slave to the Great Outdoors

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.

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Synton Syrinx

Electronics & Music Maker, Jun 1983

Poly MIDI Means It

Electronic Soundmaker, Aug 1985
POLY MIDI 1

A budget sequencer

Industry Profile

Topic: Design, Development & Manufacture | Electronics & Music Maker, Jan 1983
Sequential Circuits

Sequential Circuits Pro-One

Electronics & Music Maker, Mar 1982

Return Of The Prophet

Topic: Vintage Instruments | Music Technology, Oct 1988

Possibly the most timely and influential synthesiser development of the 70s was the Prophet 5. Dave Crombie takes a look back at the polysynth that was modelled on the Minimoog.

The Musical Micro

Topic: Computing | International Musician, Apr 1986
The Plot Thickens

More Pics on the beat monitored by Tony Mills

DX-MAX Expansion Board

Music Technology, Mar 1987

If you're afraid the MkII DX7s are going to turn your prized machine into an antique curiosity, the DX-MAX could put your mind at rest. Chris Many checks out a mod for old DXs that offers many of the features of Yamaha's new babies.

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.

Tasty Tom

Electronic Soundmaker, Sep 1985
Sequential TOM drum machine

Dynamic, tuneable drum machine successor to the DrumTraks

Roland 106 vs Yamaha DX9

Electronic Soundmaker, May 1984

Mutually exclusive?

360 Systems MIDI Patcher

Electronics & Music Maker, Jul 1986

A MIDI routing device from keyboard manufacturers 360 Systems. Our American correspondent Rick Davies puts it through its paces.

Fair Enough

Electronics & Music Maker, Sep 1986

What a difference a show makes - or further thoughts on the British Music Fair '86.

Sound Designer 2000 Software

Electronics & Music Maker, May 1986

Digidesign's sound-editing software for the Emulator II has now been adapted for the Prophet 2000: Brian Devereux gives it the thumbs-up.

The New Age Music Conundrum

Sound On Sound, Jan 1987

What is 'New Age' music? Who plays it, and why is it apparently so popular? Our resident musicologist Mark Prendergast traces its development back to the work of 'new music' composers Arnold Schoenberg and Erik Satie.

Mark of the Unicorn Performer

Sound On Sound, Nov 1986
Software for Apple Macintosh

Our resident Mac user Martin Russ steps his way enthusiastically through two of the best written software packages for the Apple Macintosh computer [in this part] - 'Performer', a comprehensive multitrack sequencing program.

 

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