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Interviews

Anne Dudley - The Lexicon Of Strings

One Two Testing, Dec 1983

Anne Dudley rearranges the alphabet.

Bernard Xolotl - Bernard Xolotl on Synclavier II and Music

Electronics & Music Maker, Mar 1983

This French-born synthesist describes his experiences with the Synclavier and other digital instruments

Bill Sharpe - The Odd Couple

Electronic Soundmaker & Computer Music, Mar 1985

The meeting of two diverse talents and minds; Gary Numan and Bill Sharpe of Shakatak. We discover what they've been getting up to and where it will lead.

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

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.

Brian Eno - Eno Sense

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.

Brian Eno - The Life Of Brian - Part 2

Electronic Soundmaker & Computer Music, Nov 1984

The conclusion of our Eno exclusive.

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

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.

Chick Corea - Corea Man

Music Technology, Aug 1990

Chick Corea has helped pioneer the use of electronic instruments in jazz music - now 49 LPs down the line, he believes there's still more ground to cover. Scott Wilkinson talks to a musical legend.

Chris Franke - Chris Franke on Sequencers

Electronics & Music Maker, Mar 1983

Tangerine Dream's rhythm man describes his sequencer set-up

Dave Greenfield - Crest of a Wave

Electronic Soundmaker & Computer Music, Jan 1985

Strangler's keyboard commandant Dave Greenfield tells us why he's Waved goodbye to his Hammond.

Dave Stewart - Busy Doing Nothing?

Sound On Sound, May 1986

Renowned best for his keyboard/synth excursions in the jazz-rock field, Dave and partner Barbara Gaskin achieved several chart hits with re-workings of classic pop songs like 'It's My Party' back in 1982. Together they are presently completing their first album for release on compact disc. David Etheridge took a look behind the scenes.

Django Bates - Django Live

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.

Don Airey - Living in the Past

Music Technology, Feb 1988

His time with Rainbow, Whitesnake and Ozzy Osbourne has made Don Airey a rock institution (rather than putting him in one). Tim Goodyer talks to him about music and machinery.

Eric Carmen - Raspberries' Eric Carmen

International Musician & Recording World, Apr 1975

Felton Pilate - Partners In Rhyme

Music Technology, Feb 1992

Felton Pilate's success spans "traditional" funk to the rap revolution - just now he's writing, producing and playing keys for Hammer. Nick Batzdorf raps tech with the Hammer man.

Francis Monkman

Electronics & Music Maker, Mar 1983

From Curved Air to Sky, and beyond with the Synclavier II

Frank Zappa - Jazz From Hell

Sound On Sound, Feb 1987

Back with a new album 'Jazz From Hell' composed and executed almost entirely on Synclavier, this 60s cult hero explains to Paul Gilby why he has turned his back on lyrics and the reasons for his four-year love affair with the sexy black keyboard with the round Winchester disks!

Frank Zappa - Father of Invention

Music Technology, Feb 1987

What makes one of rock music's most eccentric and unpredictable characters lock his guitar in a cupboard and take to composing on a Synclavier instead? Rick Davies provides the answers in an exclusive interview.

Fritz McIntyre - Red Hot And Blue

Music Technology, Feb 1993

Fritz McIntyre - the key is simplicity

Gabor Presser - Gabor 'Pici' Presser

Electronics & Music Maker, Apr 1983

Keyboard composer/player and leader of Hungary's top rock band, LGT

Gary Numan - Bright New Things

Electronics & Music Maker, Oct 1986
Sharpe & Numan

Gary Numan renews his working relationship with Bill Sharpe for another single project. Dan Goldstein drops in on them, and discovers the link could soon become permanent.

Gary Numan - Just Can't Stop

Sound On Sound, Aug 1986

'Are Friends Electric?' and 'Cars' will go down in the musical history books as classics of their genre but the writer of those hits, Gary Numan, has yet to match his early successes. Mark Jenkins met up with him during sessions for a forthcoming album at Rock City studios, Shepperton, only to discover that the Numan of today is finding it tough to get airplay for his recent work...

Geoff Downes

Sound On Sound, Apr 1986
Asia's illustrious keyboard player

In a rare interview, Asia's illustrious keyboard player talks synths, samplers and Mellotrons with David Etheridge.

Geoff Downes - The Collector

Music Technology, Jul 1987

There can be few musicians who've amassed such a huge collection of synthesisers as the ex-Buggles keyboardist. Paul Wiffen talks to him about his machines, and finds he still finds a use for most of them.

Greg Phillinganes - Dangerous Liason

Music Technology, Nov 1992

Greg Phillinganes: The keys to Jacksonville

 

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