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A For Auditions

Feature | Topic: Performing | Making Music, Jun 1986

Find out how to get those missing musicians for your group, or get into a new group yourself.

Bio Music

Feature | Topic: Performing, Sound Fundamentals, Synthesis & Sound Design | Electronics & Music Maker, Dec 1981

An intriguing evaluation of the way the human body reacts to music.

Dodgy Practices

Feature | Topic: Performing | Electronics & Music Maker, May 1986

All the musical ideas, playing prowess and flash hardware in the world won't make your band sound good - unless you get the most out of rehearsals. Trevor Gilchrist offers some clues.

Guide to Electro-Music Techniques - Part 1

Feature | Topic: Performing, Synthesis & Sound Design | Electronics & Music Maker, Oct 1982
Synth Performance Controls

Guide to Electronic Music Techniques - Part 2

Feature | Topic: Performing, Synthesis & Sound Design | Electronics & Music Maker, Nov 1982
Synth Performance Controls

Guide to Electronic Music Techniques - Part 3

Feature | Topic: Performing, Synthesis & Sound Design | Electronics & Music Maker, Feb 1983

Performance Controls: Part 3

Instant Pictures

Feature | Topic: Performing, Video / Film / Picture | Music Technology, Feb 1987

From Canada comes Mandala, the first instrument capable of translating video images into MIDI data - and vice versa. Jim Burgess points some pretty pictures and assesses the implications.

Live Wires

Feature | Topic: Live, Performing | Electronic Soundmaker, Aug 1985
Playing Live

Electronic music live - a special focus

Performing Musician: Endangered Species?

Feature | Topic: Performing, Sequencing | Music Technology, Mar 1991

Accusations of replacing "real" musicians have shifted from drum machine to sampler, but there may be other changes upon us. Steve Wright investigates the significance of the sequencer.

Present Yourself

Feature | Topic: Education, Live, Performing | Music Technology, May 1987

Having trouble projecting the right image on-stage? Paul Tingen reports on a unique way of improving your performing confidence, and your outlook on music in general.

So You Want To Be A...

Feature | Topic: Performing | International Musician, Feb 1985

...Session Musician. Jim Betteridge kicks off a new series with a frank look at the prospect of becoming a hired player

Song for the Sideman

Feature | Topic: Live, Performing | Making Music, Apr 1986
Touring With Nik Kershaw

Drummer Mark Price tells what it's really like to be up there on stage. Did anyone say terrifying?

Stagecoaching - Part 2

Feature | Topic: Live, Performing, Sequencing | Music Technology, Jan 1993

Making the necessary arrangements

Stagecoaching - Part 1

Feature | Topic: Live, Performing, Sequencing | Music Technology, Dec 1992

Sequencer survival guide

The Performing Art - Part 3

Feature | Topic: MIDI, Performing | Music Technology, Apr 1990

A synth is only as good as its sounds - and that goes for any synth controller too - sax, violin, guitar... Ollie Crooke And Simon Thomas look at sound programming for MIDI controllers.

The Performing Art - Part 1

Feature | Topic: MIDI, Performing | Music Technology, Feb 1990

One of the consequences of MIDI recording is the loss of musical performance. In the first of a short series, Ollie Crooke and Simon Thomas look at the performance applications of MIDI controllers.

The Performing Art - Part 2

Feature | Topic: MIDI, Performing | Music Technology, Mar 1990

Part two of this series on combining live instrument performances and MIDI recording looks at a typical session in the studio of Ollie Crooke and Simon Thomas.

The Psychology of Music - Part 1

Feature | Topic: Music Theory, Performing | Electronics & Music Maker, Oct 1983

E&MM looks in a new direction that starts you thinking about the way you play, from a psychologist's point of view

Tona De Brett's Vocal Points

Feature | Topic: Instrument Tuition / Technique, Performing | International Musician, Nov 1985
Choosing A Teacher

Sing out with Tona's bona fide guide to melodic yelling

Videotech

Feature | Topic: Live, Performing, Video / Film / Picture | Electronics & Music Maker, Dec 1982
Thomas Dolby at TV South.

Vocal Points

Feature | Topic: Performing | International Musician, Feb 1985

Adrian Deevoy goes larynx-in-hand to seek advice from Britain's most swinging singing teacher, Tona de Brett

Vocal Points

Feature | Topic: Performing | International Musician, Feb 1986

The First Lady of lungs stages a live lesson

 

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