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Anne Dudley - The Lexicon Of Strings

Interview | One Two Testing, Dec 1983

Anne Dudley rearranges the alphabet.

Chris Franke - Chris Franke on Sequencers

Interview | Electronics & Music Maker, Mar 1983

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

Dave Hewson - Danse Electronique

Interview | Electronics & Music Maker, Jan 1984

One of the foremost composers of electronic film music, here he talks about his celluloid career and his more recent excursion into the world of popular music producing, and his own Danse Electronique.

David Mitcham

Interview | Topic: Composing for Business, Video / Film / Picture | Home & Studio Recording, Dec 1985
Producer & Composer

Janet Angus talks to Dave about making the change between audio and video recording and the issues and problems involved.

Ed Williams - The Old School

Interview | 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.

Gary Chang - The Big Screen

Interview | Music Technology, Dec 1989

While many of us dream of a career writing music for films, a select few are actually doing it. Lawrence UlIman talks to Gary Chang, a resident Hollywood scorewriter.

Jan Hammer - Miami Nice Guy

Interview | Sound On Sound, Jan 1988

The art of writing music for popular television in the last few years may have been single-handedly redefined by Jan Hammer. His upbeat, rocky soundtracks to the hit TV series 'Miami Vice' (along with a few of the chart hits used in the show) have now produced two albums of instrumental music. Ed Jones finds out how they were done.

Jan Hammer - Hammer Strikes Out!

Interview | Electronics & Music Maker, Feb 1986

In an exclusive interview, this longstanding keyboard hero and Miami Vice music maestro discusses keyboard technique, and what it’s like to achieve mass recognition after years of obscurity. Annabel Scott takes note.

Jan Hammer - Hammer Time

Interview | Sound On Sound, Mar 1993
Jan Hammer Talks Tech

Jeff Rona - Musing Computers

Interview | Music Technology, Oct 1990

A long-time member of the MIDI establishment, Jeff Rona is a musician who gets more mileage out of computers than most. Scott Wilkinson listens in on Mac, PAN, digital editing and Jon Hassell's latest LP.

Mark Isham - Blowing Technology's Horn

Interview | Sound On Sound, Nov 1988

Mark Prendergast talks with trumpeter, composer, and synthesist Mark Isham about new technology, David Sylvian, Van Morrison, Windham Hill, and his solo career as one of Hollywood's more interesting film soundtrack composers.

Michael Nyman - Sound Of Movement

Interview | Electronic Soundmaker, Jun 1985

A contemporary composer drawing inspiration from the classics

Michael Nyman - The Composer's Contract

Interview | Electronics & Music Maker, Oct 1985

An ex-music critic turns prolific avant garde composer and finds himself in demand from the Time Out fraternity. Dan Goldstein talks to the man everyone calls a systems music composer—wrongly.

Michael Nyman - Musical Books

Interview | Sound On Sound, Jan 1992

Although Michael Nyman's name and music became known through Peter Greenaway's extraordinary films, Prospero's Books may see not just the peak but also the end of their creative partnership. But Nyman has other strings to his bow, as Mark J. Prendergast discovers.

Michael Nyman

Interview | One Two Testing, Oct 1985

Milton Keynes adman draws up Draughtsman's Contract

Muff Murfin - The Record Smith

Interview | Home & Studio Recording, Aug 1985

Muff Murfin talks to Paul White about his career to date and proffers some useful advice for people trying to break into the jingle market. He also explains why with studios in the Midlands, London and Ibiza, he needs to expand.

Nigel Bates - Nigel Bates, Producer

Interview | Home & Studio Recording, Sep 1983
Mixing Desk

Peter Gabriel - Peter Gabriel - Behind The Mask

Interview | Sound On Sound, Jan 1987

Nobody has advanced the application of technology in music more than Peter Gabriel. His pioneering use of the Fairlight CMI helped popularise that instrument and give credence to sampling as a creative recording practice. Yet his music has never fallen prey to the technology trap - his latest album So remains a soulful collection of songs heavily reliant on technology but applied with subtlety. Ray Hammond talks to the great man about the album, new technology, Otis Redding, and his role as musician.

Peter Gabriel - Technology's Champion

Interview | 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.

Peter Gabriel - Games Without Frontiers

Interview | Music Technology, Jan 1994

Phil Ward Xplores the Real World of CD-ROM and multimedia

Phil Collins - In The Chair Tonight

Interview | One Two Testing, Jan 1985

drum parts and recording arts

Pync Brothers - Lure of the Jingle

Interview | Topic: Composing for Business | Music Technology, Jul 1988

There's more than one way to a living out of music. Nicholas Rowland talks to the Pync Brothers about writing and recording music specifically for use in TV and radio advertising jingles.

Ray Russell - Who's That Man?

Interview | One Two Testing, Jan 1985

session guitar from Heaven 17 to Art Garfunkel

Rob Hubbard - TechTalk - Living Off Video

Interview | Topic: Computing | Electronics & Music Maker, Apr 1986

If you're a frustrated synth programmer looking for an outlet to use your talents, you could become a soundtrack writer for computer games. Matthew Vosburgh meets one of Britain's best.

Rod Argent - Soldiering On

Interview | Sound On Sound, Feb 1986

Like many keyboard aces of the Seventies, Rod Argent too has turned his talents toward writing music for films and television, his most recent venture being the music for the highly acclaimed BBC TV series 'Soldiers'. Here he explains to Ian Gilby the procedures involved.



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