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Bill Nelson - Getting The Holy Ghost Across

Sound On Sound, Jul 1986

Contractual hassles have kept musician/producer Bill Nelson hopping from one record label to another since the demise of Be-Bop Deluxe, yet he has still managed to record some exemplary albums using the facility of his 16-track home studio. Ian Gilby finds out how he put his new album together.

Bill Nelson - A Full Nelson

Electronic Soundmaker, Apr 1985

Bill Nelson's been out of the public eye recently, touring America and refurbishing his studio. Now he's back and talking to us.

Bill Nelson - Echoes From The Observatory - Part 1

Home & Studio Recording, Dec 1984

Bill lays bare his recording techniques and reveals the innermost secrets of his home studio 'The Echo Observatory' which has recently been upgraded to 16 track status. Now being used to record tracks fora forthcoming Nelson masterpiece.

Bill Nelson

Electronics & Music Maker, Nov 1982

An innovative multi-instrumentalist both in and out of the studio, from Be-Bop Deluxe to 'The Love that Whirls'.

Bill Nelson

Electronics & Music Maker, Aug 1983

An in-depth interview with this multitalented musician/composer/producer who reveals the techniques used on his new LP and explains how to use the E-bow to best advantage

Bill Nelson - Echoes From The Observatory - Part 2

Home & Studio Recording, Jan 1985

The conclusion of our in-depth look at Bill's home 16 track studio in Yorkshire.

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David Sylvian - Master Craftsman

Sound On Sound, Mar 1987

Since the break-up of his group Japan in November 1982, David Sylvian has been slowly widening the base of his music to encompass both ethnic and avant-garde sounds. Mark Prendergast gathers the facts on the change of style.

Gary Numan

Electronics & Music Maker, Dec 1983

One of the most successful, certainly the most consistent, of Britain's electronic musicians, Gary Numan has succeeded in taking his eclectic and compelling music into the mass market. Gary talks of his songwriting and recording techniques, his past career, and what he plans for the future

The Units - The Units - On Record

Home & Studio Recording, Mar 1984

An enlightening discourse with this new wave San Franciscan band

Fiat Lux - Record Talkback

Electronic Soundmaker, Feb 1984

Fiat Lux

Cabaret Voltaire - Breaking The Code

Music Technology, Dec 1987

Cult masters of industrial funk talk hi-tech sounds, performance CDs and popular commerciality to Nicholas Rowland; the code of the '80s.

David Sylvian - Sylvian - Behind the Veil

Electronics & Music Maker, Sep 1986

It's two years since the former japan frontman made his solo debut, but a new double album showcases both Sylvian's unique songwriting and his interest in ambient, instrumental music. Exhaustive interview by Tim Goodyer.

Harold Budd - 20th Century Americans - Harold Budd - Part 2

Music Technology, Feb 1993

Harold Budd - The incredible lightness of being

Kajagoogoo - Kaja Who's-Who

One Two Testing, Nov 1983

Is there life after Limahl? Yup. The four shy boys take turns to explain how they do it, and what they do it on.

Michael Brook - Infinite World

Music Technology, Oct 1992

By a babbling Brook

Rain Tree Crow - Sons Of Pioneers

Music Technology, May 1991

They began the '80s as Japan, now they're starting over as Rain Tree Crow. Tim Goodyer catches synthesist Richard Barbieri and drummer Steve Jansen for a frank discussion of music and personalities ten years after Tin Drum.

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Bill Nelson - The List

One Two Testing, Nov 1983

Bill Nelson compiles a desert island discography.

Bill Nelson - Music to Play

Electronics & Music Maker, Aug 1983
The Real Adventure

Follow the score to Bill Nelson's 'The Real Adventure' from his new 'Chimera' album

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Index To Articles

Home & Studio Recording, Feb 1985
September 1983 - January 1985

All articles ever featured in HSR from September 83 to January 85 listed for your delectation.

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.

Dealer News

Topic: Retail | International Musician, Jun 1975

Who Dares Wins

Electronic Soundmaker, Aug 1985
CX5M/Roland Winners

Elka ER33

Sound On Sound, Aug 1987
The 'Alternative' FM Expander

Ian Gilby looks around for an 'alternative' multitimbral FM expander and uncovers a wealth of features hidden inside Elka's versatile 19" rack-mounting companion to the underrated EK44 polysynth - the ER33.

Yamaha SG200

Electronics & Music Maker, Aug 1983

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Making Music, Apr 1986

New records from Eno, Depeche Mode, and Bill Nelson; plus influential tracks from the Byrds

 

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