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Interviews

Cocteau Twins - Digging For Treasures

Interview | Electronic Soundmaker, Feb 1985

An uphill struggle to unearth the trade secrets of this enigmatic trio, the Cocteau Twins.

Cocteau Twins - The Cocteau Twins

Interview | Sound On Sound, Jul 1989

A voice, a few guitars, a bit of processing, and a hell of a lot of inspiration. Mark J. Prendergast investigates...

Cocteau Twins - 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.

Cocteau Twins - Coctale

Interview | One Two Testing, Nov 1984
So You Say

guitarist Robin Guthrie

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Harold Budd - The Sound-Painted World of Harold Budd

Interview | Sound On Sound, Dec 1986

The Eno collaborator and leading exponent of American minimalist music, Harold Budd, discloses the fascinating background to his new solo album 'Lovely Thunder', his love of the piano and his strange union with the Cocteau Twins. Mark Prendergast attends the masterclass and takes notes.

Harold Budd - The Serpent and the Pearl

Interview | Electronics & Music Maker, Jul 1986

Don Goldstein talks to American composer Harold Budd about his past collaborations with such luminaries as Brian Eno and Michael Nyman and, more recently, the Cocteau Twins.

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

Interview Series | Music Technology, Feb 1993

Harold Budd - The incredible lightness of being

Brian Eno - Brian Eno: Thoughts, Words, Music and Art - Part 1

Interview Series | Sound On Sound, Jan 1989

Mark Prendergast begins a two part in-depth appraisal of the thoughts, words, music and art of one of the most influential artists of the last decade: Brian Eno.

Future Talk - Part 2

Interview Series | Music Technology, Mar 1994

Part 2: what would you do with a Sony Betacam video edit suite next to your S1000? Simon Trask continues to track FSOL's audio-visual path...

DIY

Interview | Sound On Sound, Jun 1992
Steve Jansen & Richard Barbieri

Following a brief diversion in the form of last year's Rain Tree Crow project, Steve Jansen and Richard Barbieri are once more pursuing their creative partnership. Paul Ireson reports on the recording of their latest album.

The Producers

Interview | International Musician, Jul 1986

Uncle Chas de Whalley talks to Barry Andrews about life with Auntie

Open The Box

Interview | International Musician, Aug 1986

They're a brilliant Soul band. A dub-Reggae band. An avant-garde band. And they don't know how they do it. Or do they? Tony Reed asks the questions...

Colourbox - A Brush With Colourbox

Interview | Making Music, Jul 1986

Eclectic electricians who do unofficial world cup themes and official singles called 'Philip Glass'.

John Foxx - From 24 tracks to 8

Interview | Home & Studio Recording, Oct 1984

Founder of Ultravox and owner of The Garden Studio, John Foxx talks about all aspects of his recording methods and highlights the technological changes that have caused him to rethink the way he composes.

M/A/R/R/S

Interview | Music Technology, Nov 1987

Making new music from old. Simon Trask talks to the musicians and DJs who made a No. 1 hit from a drum machine and other peoples' records.

Seigen Ono - Silence Is Golden

Interview | Music Technology, Jan 1987

You almost certainly haven't heard of him, but this man is one of the most inventive composers, arrangers and producers in modern Japan. Tim Goodyer listens to what he has to say.

Siouxsie & The Banshees - Tinder Is The Night

Interview | International Musician, Apr 1986

The how of the Banshees, transcribed by Richard Walmsley

Talk Talk - Tough Talking

Interview | International Musician, Apr 1986

'What are this spring's colours?' asks ultra-fashionable Richard Walmsley

Brian Eno - Eno: Thoughts, Words, Music and Art - Part 2

Interview Series | 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.

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New Electronic & Instrumental Music In The Late 1980s

Feature | Sound On Sound, Apr 1989
An overview

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.

On Tape

Index Audio | Electronic Soundmaker, Feb 1985

Dread at the Controls

Feature | Topic: Music Business | International Musician, Aug 1986
Artistic Control

Who keeps it when you sign your deal? You, or the record companies? Does it matter anyway? Keith Grant sounds out opinion from both sides of the Biz

Reader's Poll Results

Feedback | Making Music, Jan 1987

Who you (the readers) voted as best musician, and what you (still the readers) voted as best gear. We shake the world.

Frazier Chorus - The Song Remains the Same

Feature | Music Technology, Mar 1989

Take four musicians with a love of acoustic instruments, a fascination for high technology and some considerable talent, and you've got Frazier Chorus. Louise Swann and Stephen Hillier listen to songs from the English coast.

Reader Profile

Feature | Sound On Sound, Jul 1987

Another two Sound On Sound readers reveal what they get up to with all their hi-tech gear.

 

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