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Interview Series | Music Technology, Nov 1990
Designer of the revolutionary Prophet 5, prime mover behind MIDI and now one of Korg's chief designers, Dave Smith's career is unique in hi-tech music. Simon Trask conducts the exclusive MT interview.
Interview Series | Music Technology, Dec 1990
In the second part of this exclusive MT interview, the man behind the Prophet 5 and MIDI discusses MIDI, user interfaces and programming. Simon Trask listens in on the thoughts of Korg's R&D.
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Interview | Sound On Sound, Nov 1992
Niki Patriarchaea & Yale Del Fabbro AKA Red Sun
Interview | Sound On Sound, Nov 1990
Tangerine Dream have been at the forefront of electronic music long enough to be regarded as an institution. Mark J. Prendergast talks to Paul Haslinger about the TD experience.
Interview | Electronics & Music Maker, Oct 1986
...Is one of Britain's most inventive jazz keyboard players, with a myriad of different strings to his performing bow, and an unusually open-minded approach to new technology. Simon Trask listens to what he has to say.
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Editorial | Electronics & Music Maker, Apr 1983
Feature | Electronics & Music Maker, Sep 1983
Review | Sound International, Jul 1978
Dave Crombie's review of the Prophet 5 synth leaves us speechless.
Review | Music Technology, Apr 1991
Atari ST Software
This ST music analysis program was designed for educational use, but it also has the power to compose music to order. Tim Goodyer discovers one of pop's best-kept secrets.
News | Sound On Sound, Apr 1990
Your chance to catch up on the latest releases from the world of hi-tech music and recording.
Feature | Topic: Design, Development & Manufacture | Electronics & Music Maker, Jan 1983
Feature | Topic: MIDI | In Tune, Dec 1986
IT's guide through the MIDI jungle
Feature | Topic: MIDI | Phaze 1, Aug 1989
explaining what MIDI can do for you
Review | Music Technology, May 1989
If you're looking for the sound of the Minimoog without the limitations of pre-MIDI gear, the MIDImoog could be for you. Tim Goodyer puts the 1989 version of Moog's classic synth through its paces.
Review | One Two Testing, Jan 1985
in, out, in, out, in, out...
Retrospective (Gear) | Topic: Vintage Instruments | Music Technology, Mar 1990
A list of "classic" analogue synths could not be complete without Oberheim's OBXa. Peter Forrest reminisces about an instrument that won the hearts of many musicians.
Retrospective (Gear) | Topic: Vintage Instruments | Music Technology, Oct 1988
Possibly the most timely and influential synthesiser development of the 70s was the Prophet 5. Dave Crombie takes a look back at the polysynth that was modelled on the Minimoog.
Retrospective (Gear) | Topic: Vintage Instruments | Music Technology, Aug 1990
While Sequential's Prophet 5 will always be regarded as a milestone in synthesiser technology, their Prophet 600 is almost forgotten already. Gordon Reid attempts to correct the history books.
Feature | Topic: MIDI | Music Technology, Jun 1991
As MIDI expands its influence, guidelines for improved compatibility between instruments are emerging. Vic Lennard examines the new General MIDI spec and Roland's proprietary GSS system.
MIDI Basics - Part 1
Feature Series | Topic: MIDI | Music Technology, Aug 1987
Confused by MIDI - or even been hiding from it in the hope it might go away? Your prayers are answered and your fears dispelled by Bob O'Donnell in the first of a series that takes MIDI from the top.
Practically MIDI - Part 1
Feature Series | Topic: Electronics / Build, MIDI | Sound On Sound, Sep 1987
One for the DIY fans. In this new series, Martin Russ penetrates deep into the heart of MIDI equipment and explores how they work, what chips they use and more...
Review | Electronic Soundmaker, Oct 1983
A new studio standard?
Climb Aboard The MIDI Bus - Part 1
Feature Series | Topic: MIDI | Electronic Soundmaker, Nov 1983
The amazing musical instrument interface
Feature | Topic: Vintage Instruments | Electronic Soundmaker, Dec 1983
A survey of trendsetters
Review | Sound On Sound, Jun 1988
Simmons SDX Drum Sampler
Lurking inside this angular-looking monster is a versatile computer system that will turn what is ostensibly an electronic drum kit (albeit a state-of-the-art 16-bit sampling one) into a formidable MIDI workstation. Ed Jones test drives Simmons' powerful, new SDX system.