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Electric Blues - Part 7

Feature | Topic: Arranging, Drum Programming | Recording Musician, Jan 1993

Edgar G Roover once more joins forces with the Heavenly duo. This month, we're programming the blues.

Groovy Train - Part 4

Feature | Topic: Arranging, Drum Programming | Recording Musician, Oct 1992

The fourth part of our dance music series, with more drum patterns and basslines for you to programme yourself.

How to write a Rock Song - Part 3

Feature | Topic: Arranging | Electronics & Music Maker, Jun 1983
Rhythmic and Harmonic Structure

How to write a Rock Song - Part 4

Feature | Topic: Arranging | Electronics & Music Maker, Jul 1983
Form and Structure

How to Write a Rock Song - Part 1

Feature | Topic: Arranging | Electronics & Music Maker, Mar 1983

Part 1 Melodies

How to Write a Rock Song - Part 5

Feature | Topic: Arranging | Electronics & Music Maker, Sep 1983
Arranging sheet music

Instant Hip - Part 2

Feature | Topic: Arranging, Drum Programming | Recording Musician, Aug 1992
Key Ingredients For A Happening Dance Track

An insight into the sounds and structures that make up a successful dance record, by Edgar G. Roover.

Latin Lessons - Part 5

Feature | Topic: Arranging, Drum Programming | Recording Musician, Nov 1992
Steamy Rhythms to Warm Up Your Sequencer

The fifth part in our series on programming covers Latin dance rhythms and musical sequences.

Making Notes - Part 10

Feature | Topic: Arranging, Music Theory | Electronics & Music Maker, Jan 1983
Counter Melody — how to create extra melodies in your music.

Part 10: How to make Counter Melodies

Orchestral Manoeuvres

Feature | Topic: Arranging, Sequencing | Sound On Sound, Aug 1989
Mozart Meets C-Lab Notator

Proving that hi-tech tools are not the sole preserve of pop musicians, Richard Gonski, Music Director of the Electric Symphony Orchestra, tells how he and Francis Monkman took Mozart's Piano Concerto In C Minor, K.491, and sequenced the whole work using C-Lab's Notator.

Pick 'n' Mix - Part 3

Feature | Topic: Arranging, Drum Programming | Recording Musician, Sep 1992
Recipes For A Tasty Dance Track

Our dance music series continues with a selection of drum patterns, chords, and basslines for you to try out.

Programming Bass Sequences

Feature | Topic: Arranging, Sequencing | Sound On Sound, Apr 1988

Where would Madonna, Giorgio Moroder or Stock, Aitken and Waterman be without sequenced bass lines? Rudi Cazeaux provides some guidelines and practical examples to help you create better bass lines.

Realistic Arrangements: Vocals - Part 2

Feature | Topic: Arranging | Home & Studio Recording, Mar 1989

Our series continues with the voice, whether synthetic, sampled or the real thing.

Recording Techniques - Part 3

Feature | Topic: Arranging, Recording | Sound On Sound, Feb 1990
Musical Arrangement For Recording

PART 3: David Mellor looks at arranging tricks and techniques with an eye to achieving a better recording.

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Reggae Roots - Part 6

Editorial | Topic: Arranging, Drum Programming | Recording Musician, Dec 1992
Groovin' on the Front Line

A practical guide to programming reggae tracks with a few examples for you to try out.

 

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