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Interviews

Vince Clarke - Downstairs At Erics

Interview | Electronics & Music Maker, Mar 1984

Founder member of Depeche Mode and Yazoo, Vince Clarke is joined here by Eric Radcliffe, his partner in a new band, The Assembly, air their views on writing and recording in the 1980's.

Vince Clarke - In Clarke's Shoes

Interview | Music Technology, Aug 1992

Unbitten by the digital bug, Vince Clarke only drives analogue.

Vince Clarke - Reset For Success

Interview | Electronic Soundmaker, Mar 1984

Clarke, Radcliffe & Marlow

Vince Clarke - Sounding Off

Interview | Electronic Soundmaker, Nov 1984

Vince Clarke reveals trade secrets.

Vince Clarke - Waiting For The Perfect Song

Interview | Sound On Sound, Dec 1988

Since introducing the world to the delights of pure synth-pop in 1981, Vince Clarke has continued to demonstrate his mastery of the popular song form through the medium of synth technology. Paul Ireson investigates.

Vince Clarke - Vince Clarke’s Wall Of Sound

Interview | Music Technology, Jun 1993

Here’s your ticket to Amsterdam, Vince will meet you at the studio and show you all his favourite classic synths. A dream? No, a reality, thanks to Ian Masterson and Music Technology. Ian gets an exclusive guided tour around Erasure’s secret analogue powerhouse, just for you. You can almost taste the Amstel beer

Vince Clarke

Interview | Sound On Sound, Dec 1991
Sold on the 3-Minute Song

Erasure's fifth album sees the duo of Vince Clarke and Andy Bell going from strength to strength, delivering electro-pop at its finest. But the doyens of synthesizer pop recorded Chorus with almost no MIDI instruments at all. Vince Clarke tells Paul Ireson how he made a hit album with 10-year old technology.

Vince Clarke - Home is where the art is

Interview | The Mix, Jul 1994

Someday, all home studios will be built this way - an exclusive survey

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Depeche Mode - The Basildon Bond

Interview | Electronic Soundmaker, Apr 1984

Erasure - You And Me Both

Interview | Electronics & Music Maker, Aug 1986

Electropop veteran Vince Clarke and latest partner, Andy Bell, discuss composing, sampling and singing following their debut album release. Tim Goodyer takes notes.

Erasure - Clarke Techniques

Interview | Making Music, May 1986

Computers have made Vince Clarke a different Keyboardist. And you'll never guess why.

Erasure - A Clean Slate

Interview | International Musician, Apr 1986

Erasure head man Vince Clarke and his new band face the horror of a Tony Reed interview

The Collector

Interview | Topic: Vintage Instruments | Music Technology, May 1993

Bob Williams has one of the finest collections of analogue synthesisers in the world, and cherishes them with a care that would make the Science Museum blush. Peter Forrest crosses hill and dale to Cornwall to take a long, loving look, and uncovers a whole network of Moog and Mellotron devotees. Whatever next - 'The Antique Rhodes Show'?

A Heart To Heart With Feargal Sharkey

Interview | International Musician, Feb 1986

The cousin of Kevin tells Richard Walmsley of his life as a lone tone

Head Over Heels

Interview | Electronics & Music Maker, Aug 1984
with The Cocteau Twins

Few of today's bands can confidently claim to have a sound that is unique, but Scotland's Cocteau Twins are one such outfit, and Dan Goldstein has been talking to them about how that sound is achieved.

Razor Sharpe

Interview | Electronics & Music Maker, May 1985

First the BBC, then Shakatak, now a solo album: Bill Sharpe's list of Famous People is an impressive one. Dan Goldstein makes further enquiries.

Alive and Kicking

Interview | Electronics & Music Maker, Aug 1985

Dead or Alive's Tim Lever surrounds himself with new technology as the band prepare for world domination. Tim Goodyer gets the word on writing, recording and performing.

Hammer Time

Interview | Sound On Sound, Mar 1993
Jan Hammer Talks Tech

Modus Operandi

Interview | Sound On Sound, Jul 1993
Depeche Mode: Songs Of Faith And Devotion

The boys in black talk technical in this UK exclusive interview.

808 State - The New Statesmen

Interview | Music Technology, Feb 1993

808 State - Absolutely Gorgeous

Arthur Baker - Disciple Of The Beat

Interview | Music Technology, Sep 1989

Dance music should be about more than 'moaning samples and ecstasy' claims producer Arthur Baker. Simon Trask talks to the man behind 'Planet Rock'.

Bomb the Bass - Bass Studies

Interview | Music Technology, Oct 1988

In his career as disc jockey, audio engineer and pop star Tim Simenon has called upon musical influences as diverse as Rick James and Kraftwerk. Tim Goodyer talks tech with a DJ who intends to take cut-up records on the road.

Depeche Mode - Modes of Operation

Interview | Electronics & Music Maker, Aug 1986

After five years at the top of the electropop tree, Basildon boys Martin Gore and Alan Wilder talk tech with Paul Tingen.

Depeche Mode - When The Wave Forms

Interview | One Two Testing, Nov 1982

NAME: new album/new equipment/sound techniques/change of style/gig horrors... LIST

From Beat Dis Boy To Mega-Blast Man

Interview | Phaze 1, Nov 1988

tim simenon turns the tables

 

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