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Rick Wakeman - Rick Wakeman in 1984

Electronics & Music Maker, Dec 1981

An exclusive interview with Rick Wakeman plus music from '1984' for you to play.

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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.

Yes - Chris Squire

International Musician, Feb 1985

...while Paul Gallotta discovers how bass got its top end from the Yes man

Ellis, Beggs & Howard - Big Troubles

Music Technology, Aug 1988

Recently seen effortlessly blowing Bo Diddley and Ron Wood off stage, Ellis Beggs and Howard have been compared to the Rolling Stones in musical significance. Tim Goodyer rediscovers rock 'n' roll.

Go West - Roland Go West

Topic: Advertisement Feature | Electronic Soundmaker, Aug 1985

Jon Lord

Electronics & Music Maker, Aug 1982

Established as a top keyboard player in Deep Purple and Whitesnake, our interview analyses the music of his new LP ‘Before I Forget’.

Juan Martin - Painter In Sound

Sound On Sound, Aug 1986

Best known as a top Flamenco guitarist, Juan Martin has recently released a sensitive album that combines classical guitar with the ethereal textures of Mark Isham's synthesizers. Robin Lumley questions him about this unlikely collaboration and discovers the best ways of miking up classical guitars into the bargain.

Larry Fast - Sounds of Metropolis

Sound On Sound, Apr 1987

Mark Jenkins pins down the expert synthesist/programmer best known for his work with Peter Gabriel, and discusses the release of his eighth solo album - 'Metropolitan Suite'.


Electronics & Music Maker, Jul 1983

Britain’s fastest-rising rock band discusses music and visuals

Patrick Moraz

Electronics & Music Maker, Nov 1982

The first of our articles with this principal multikeyboard player gives you his background as a solo performer as well as his work with Yes and The Moody Blues.

Tim Souster - The Isle is Full of Noises

Electronics & Music Maker, Apr 1985

...was the title of The South Bank Show's much-criticised electronic music extravaganza of a couple of months back. Here the programme's musical consultant, composer Tim Souster, argues the case in favour of the show's content.

Yes - The Yes Generation

Music Technology, Jan 1988

Technical excess brought them success in the 70s, Trevor Horn rejuvenated them in the '80s, now they're working towards the '90s. Deborah Parisi asks the Yes men if there's anything left to say after 20 years.

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Rick Wakeman - The Six Lives of Rick Wakeman

Making Music, Jun 1986

The six best keyboard ideas of Rick The First, in condensed, easy-to-follow Making Music style.

Rick Wakeman - Keyboard Life

Topic: Live | Sound On Sound, Jun 1990
in Anderson Bruford Wakeman Howe

Session player Julian Colbeck tells the tale of how he got the gig as support keyboard player for Rick Wakeman on the recent Anderson, Bruford, Wakeman, Howe world tour, and runs through the instrumentation he and Rick used on stage.

This artist was mentioned in these other (non-interview) articles:-

Technics PX1 Digital Piano

Sound On Sound, Apr 1986

Could hi-fi giants Technics have set a new standard with the digital sounds of their PX1 MIDI Piano? Consultant keyboard player extraordinaire, Rick Wakeman, checks out its performance.

A History of Electronic Music - Part 6

Electronics & Music Maker, Jun 1982
Into the Seventies

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.

Rick Wakeman joins E&MM

Electronics & Music Maker, Oct 1981


Topic: Synthesizer Patches | Music Technology, Mar 1990

Readers' patches for the OSC OSCar and the Yamaha CS30 make this month's patchwork an all-analogue affar. This and Stiletto's Roland D-series and Casio CZ-series synths.

Hands On Show Report

Electronics & Music Maker, Feb 1983

Sampling Sixties style

Topic: Vintage Instruments | Music Technology, Apr 1989
The Mellotron

Once considered an instrument no keyboard player should be without, more recently regarded as a mechanical monstrosity, the Mellotron was definitely an early sampler, but was it the first? Dave "Crumbly" Crombie reminisces.

MIDI Mouse

Micro Music, Jan 1990

John Renwick goes back to school with a whole range of music tutorial packages from Hybrid Arts

Synth Sense

Making Music, Apr 1986

Our beginners' synth column isn't just for tech types, but guitarists, drummers, even roadies too


Electronics & Music Maker, Dec 1982

Oh My Darling 49

Electronic Soundmaker, Mar 1985

Will there be a rush to purchase Siel's new CMK 49 computer gizmo? We pass judgement.



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