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40 Sequencer Essentials

Feature | Topic: Sequencing | Sound On Sound, Aug 1988

In this lengthy article, Craig Anderton explains all the features found on sequencers, from the simple to the esoteric. It is intended for those who are trying to make an intelligent purchasing decision about a sequencer and don't fully understand all the options that are available.

Advanced Music Synthesis

Feature | Topic: Sequencing, Synthesis & Sound Design | Electronics & Music Maker, Nov 1983
Sequencers

Sequencer Anatomy

All Systems Stop

Feature | Topic: MIDI, Sequencing | Music Technology, Jun 1992

What happens when you press your sequencer's "stop" button and why does such a simple operation sometimes cause so much trouble? Vic Lennard offers a few troubleshooting tips and reveals that there's probably more to it than you think.

Beauty And The Beat

Feature | Topic: Home Studio, Sequencing | Electronic Soundmaker, Nov 1984
The System

System feature; sound collage with the CSQ600.

Dr.T's Software Page

Feature | Topic: Computing, Sequencing | Sound On Sound, Sep 1988

More useful hints and tips for Dr.T's music programs, written and compiled exclusively for SOS by Dr.T themselves.

Dr.T's Software Page

Feature | Topic: Computing, Sequencing | Sound On Sound, Jul 1988

In response to reader demand, this month we introduce a regular page of hints and tips for Dr.T's music programs, written and compiled exclusively for SOS by Dr.T themselves.

Dr.T’s Software Page

Feature | Topic: Computing, Sequencing | Sound On Sound, Oct 1988

More useful hints and tips for Dr.T’s music programs, written and compiled exclusively for SOS by Dr.T themselves.

How To Recreate A Jam & Lewis Production

Feature | Topic: Recording, Sequencing | Sound On Sound, Sep 1988
'When I Think Of You' by Janet Jackson

One good means of learning your way around the equipment you own is to use it to recreate somebody else's music. That's exactly what Mike Collins did last year whilst working at Yamaha's Research & Development Studio in London. Using nothing but Yamaha gear, he set about reproducing a Janet Jackson hit in full, by himself. Here, he recalls what was involved.

Making Quantisation Work For You

Feature | Topic: Sequencing | Sound On Sound, Nov 1988

Used effectively, quantisation can do much more for your sequenced music than simply cleaning up a sloppy playing technique. Craig Anderton supplies some helpful guidelines...

Marshall Law

Feature | Topic: Sequencing | Electronic Soundmaker, Jan 1985
The System

In this month's system feature, we focus on sequencing with a human touch: DX7 and SH101 in perfect harmony.

MIDI - The Absolute Basics - Part 2

Feature | Topic: MIDI, Sequencing | Recording Musician, Oct 1992
Sequencing

The theory and practice of MIDI sequencers, explained in simple terms.

MIDI Basics - Part 3

Feature | Topic: MIDI, Sequencing | Music Technology, Oct 1987

In the third part of our continuing series on the basics of MIDI, Bob O'Donnell concentrates on sequencers, their capabilities and their place in a typical MIDI studio.

Modular Synthesis - Part 10

Feature | Topic: Sequencing, Syncronisation, Synthesis & Sound Design | Electronics & Music Maker, Oct 1984
Using Sequencers with Modular Systems

Steve Howell looks at different methods of triggering modular sequencers from click-tracks on tape.

More Fun and Games Emanating From the 4780 Sequencer

Feature | Topic: Sequencing, Synthesis & Sound Design | Polyphony, Apr 1976

Music In Education

Feature | Topic: Education, Sequencing | Recording Musician, Feb 1993
A Step-By-Step Sequencing Project

Stephanie Sobey-Jones takes you through a step-by-step sequencing project and explains some sequencer jargon along the way.

Music in Education

Feature | Topic: Education, Sequencing | Recording Musician, Mar 1993
A Software Sequencing Tutorial

Continuing from last month's step-by-step guide to sequencer recording, we look at the more advanced features and facilities of a typical sequencing system.

Music Sequencer

Feature | Topic: Computing, Sequencing | Electronic Soundmaker, Dec 1983

Some interesting possibilities

Musical Micro

Feature | Topic: Computing, MIDI, Sequencing | International Musician, Feb 1985
MIDI

Tony Mills on digital sequencers

My Ideal Sequencer

Feature | Topic: Computing, Design, Development & Manufacture, Sequencing | Sound On Sound, Oct 1988

Just for a change, David Mellor does the impossible and reviews a product that does not exist! Perhaps one day it might, but for now this 'ideal' MIDI sequencer program lives only in the imagination of the author.

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.

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.

Pro-1 Micro Sequencing

Feature | Topic: Computing, Sequencing | Electronic Soundmaker, Apr 1984

...and not a component in sight

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.

Protocol - Part 5

Feature | Topic: MIDI, Sequencing | Micro Music, Jan 1990

Paul Overaa continues his series in the MIDI standard with a look at the MIDI File Format

Software Support

Feature | Topic: Computing, Sequencing | Sound On Sound, Mar 1989
Hints, Tips & News From The World Of Music Software

 

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