Sound On Sound, Mar 1988
A man continually in search of magic moments in the perfect quality of music.
He's played guitar with the best - David Bowie, Peter Gabriel, David Sylvian, Talking Heads, Brian Eno and, of course, King Crimson - and he's also worked away from the public eye, pursuing truths other than the rock and roll life. Mark Prendergast discovers that Robert Fripp's insights are of interest to more than just guitarists.
International Musician, Jun 1975
This artist was mentioned in these interviews:-
Electronics & Music Maker, Sep 1982
The Man and his Music
We feature one of France's most fascinating Electro-Musicians, and look at the man, his music and the philosophy behind his composition.
Sound On Sound, Nov 1986
At 28 Seigen Ono is one of Japan's leading producer/engineers whose recording credits include working for David Sylvian, Robert Fripp, Ryuichi Sakamoto and Lounge Lizards. He is also the creator of some of the highest quality instrumental music yet to be classified under the New Age music banner. Mark Prendergast discovers what he and his music are all about.
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.
Music Technology, Mar 1987
What have David Bowie, Laurie Anderson, King Crimson, Frank Zappa and Jean-Michel Jarre got in common? They've all employed the services of Adrian Belew, one of the world's most inventive guitarists, and a man with a passion for creating new sound textures.
Music Technology, Feb 1988
His successful production of U2 has brought musical sage Brian Eno back into the public eye. John Diliberto finds out what's become of his oblique strategies and how he approaches the latest technology.
One Two Testing, Dec 1983
Bassist Sara Lee and guitar player Andy Gill discuss sonic invention and positive discrimination.
One Two Testing, Jan 1984
Climbing Frame, in particular Roddy Frame, songwriter, guitarist and dead cert for '84.
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.
Music Technology, Oct 1989
Someone whose career in music began before the invention of the tape recorder will have witnessed a revolution in music technology. Peter Ridsdale shares the experiences of a man who has spent a lifetime composing for pictures.
Sound On Sound, Jul 1988
Over the last three decades John McLaughlin has done more than anybody else in popular jazz and rock music to explore the potential of the guitar, both acoustic and electric. Here he talks to Mark Prendergast about his eclectic career, pioneering use of guitar synthesizers, and the Synclavier.
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.
Music Technology, Aug 1989
Currently proving to the world that there can be more to metal than breakneck guitar riffs and sexist lyrics, Living Colour's Vernon Reid talks samples and technology with Lars Lofas and Nick Armington.
Home & Studio Recording, Sep 1983
Electronics & Music Maker, Jun 1986
In a career spanning nearly 20 years, Gabriel has done everything from fronting Britain's best-known pomp rock band to manipulating ethnic music using modern technology. Dan Goldstein talks to a man of many talents.
Electronic Soundmaker, Sep 1985
Hammill’s unique style is examined in print and on tape
One Two Testing, Jan 1983
Wee chap and guitarist-person Charlie Burchill lifts the kilt of his guitar, amp and effects set up.
Recording Musician, Feb 1993
Recording Chris de Burgh
Stephen Tayler tells Richard Buskin all about recording and mixing Chris de Burgh's recent single, 'By My Side'.
Electronic Soundmaker, Mar 1985
We meet the trio of men behind the Frank Chickens.
Music Technology, Nov 1992
Floyd, Eno, Gabriel... Grid?
New Grid on the block
Sound On Sound, Feb 1989
Part 2: Mark Prendergast continues his in-depth look at the formation of Eno’s new record company, Land Records, and the use of electronics in his music.
This artist was mentioned in these other (non-interview) articles:-
History of Electronic Music - Part 7
Electronics & Music Maker, Sep 1982
Sound On Sound, Apr 1989
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.
Topic: Marketing / Promotion, Music Business | Electronic Soundmaker, Mar 1985
Record label spotlight on the innovatory people who bring you Brian Eno and numerous others.