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Paul McCartney - Press To Play

Interview | Sound On Sound, Oct 1986

Whether you like his music or not, nobody can knock Paul McCartney's achievements as the world's most successful songwriter. In a rare interview he talks to Patrick Humphries about the music, recordings and personalities that combined to produce his first solo album for three years - 'Press To Play'.

Paul McCartney - McCartney, Wings & Things

Interview | International Musician, Mar 1975
This artist was mentioned in these other (non-interview) articles:-

The Plight of the Left

Feature | International Musician, Nov 1985
When is Left Right?

Sinister Tony Reed takes the side of the left-handed musician

Heroes - Part 11

Feature | One Two Testing, Nov 1984

George Martin 5th Beatle/2nd Part

The Producers

Feature | Recording Musician, Apr 1993

A complete history of record production accompanied by quotations and anecdotes from no fewer than 18 of the world's leading producers.

The A-Z of Analogue - Part 9

Feature | Topic: Vintage Instruments | Music Technology, Apr 1994

Part 9 - Hammond to Hanert.

Further Secrets Of Computer Composition - Part 2

Feature | Topic: Algorythmic Composition, Composing / Art | Music Technology, Apr 1989

The second and final part of this series on computer composition examines the differences between human composers and their electronic counterparts. Ian Waugh keeps the score.

Heroes - Part 10

Feature | One Two Testing, Oct 1984

George Martin — the fifth Beatle?

The Programming People

Feature | Topic: Music Business | Sound On Sound, Nov 1985

Greater reliance on hi-tech instruments in the studio means there's more demand for people able to programme them. Paul Gilby spoke first to Karin Clayton about her recently formed agency that supplies programmers for studio sessions, and then to Fairlight programmer Simon Lloyd about his work.

Music & Pictures - Part 6

Feature | Topic: Composing for Business, Video / Film / Picture | Sound On Sound, May 1986

Part 6: It's A Wrap! Composer/musician Robin Lumley packs away the manuscript paper, switches off the Steenbeck viewer and submits his final thoughts on writing music for films in this concluding episode of his series.

Record Profits

Feature | Topic: Music Business | Music Technology, Dec 1988

Who's making the cash out of record sales - the artist, the record company, the management, the record shops? David Bradwell investigates record royalties.

Separate Outputs

Feature | Topic: Sampling | Sound On Sound, Nov 1987
The Pros And Cons

Seasoned programmer Paul Wiffen reveals the truth about separate voice outputs on samplers. Are they really desirable or are they just a nuisance? And what happens to the polyphony when you use them? We tell you what no others dared!!

Music Maker Equipment Scene

News | Electronics & Music Maker, Jun 1981

Sounding Off

Opinion | Sound On Sound, Nov 1988
Reverb: Too much of a good thing?

A new column that allows music industry figures to air their views on whatever it is that bugs them! Keyboard programmer, music consultant and author Paul Wiffen kicks things off this month.

Home Recording Techniques

Feature | Topic: Home Studio, Recording | Sound On Sound, Jan 1989

With a little thought and a few 'tricks of the trade', it is possible to produce top quality recordings at home. David Mellor explains how.

Shape of Things to Come

News | Sound On Sound, May 1989

News of Ensoniq’s rackmount sampler, the EPS-M, and other goodies are unveiled in glorious techno-colour. Read all about it.

Science and the Six String

Feature | One Two Testing, Dec 1982
The Story of the Guitar Synth

Learn the history of the guitar synthesiser and what the stars think of them.

Books 1983

Review | One Two Testing, Dec 1983

Shop now for Christmas.

Oblique Strategies

Feature | Making Music, May 1986

Production Values - Part 1

Feature | Making Music, Jun 1986
History Of Producers

Just who are these people who get their names on record sleeves and their sounds in your speakers?

That Was Then...

Feature | Making Music, Jul 1986

Historic and faintly embarrassing pix of Jeff Beck and John Paul Jones. Another exclusive!

The Novatron Revisited

Feature | Topic: Vintage Instruments | Electronics & Music Maker, Feb 1983

An instrument which has shaped today's electro-music

Using Microphones

Feature | Topic: Microphones | Home & Studio Recording, Mar 1985
Avoiding Problems

The last instalment in the current series wraps up with tips on avoiding problems and the use of Pressure Zone Microphones.

Heroes - Part 2

Feature | One Two Testing, Feb 1984

More recording legends: Norman Petty tapes Buddy Holly.

Eight Days a Week

Feature | Topic: Music Business | One Two Testing, Apr 1984

How much do musicians really earn? The rich ones (ahem) the poor ones (definitely).



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