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A Sound Design

Review | Electronic Soundmaker, Jan 1985
Design Studio Programs

A set of programs for the Spectrum to enable you to unravel the mysteries of DX synthesis.

C-Lab Explorer 1000

Review | Music Technology, Sep 1989
Atari Editing Software

Digital and analogue technology meet face to face in this editing software for the Oberheim Matrix 1000. Vic Lennard explores the possibilities.

C-Lab Explorer 32

Review | Music Technology, Oct 1989
Atari ST Software

Not only will Explorer 32 edit sounds on Roland's MT32, MT100, E10, E20, D5, D10, D20, D110, D50 and D550, it will also store edits in C-Lab's Creator and Notator sequencers. Ian Waugh is Our Man in LA.

Chameleon

Review | Sound On Sound, Feb 1990
Universal Patch Librarian

Tired of rummaging through RAM cards and boxes of floppy disks in search of a particular synth patch? Greg Truckell checks out a far more convenient way to store and recall patches.

Compu-Mates R100 DrumDroid

Review | Music Technology, Feb 1988

A new programming aid for the Kawai R100 takes the form of DrumDroid software for the Atari ST. Scott Gershin becomes a "mouse drummer".

Dr T'S D110 Editor

Review | Music Technology, Jan 1989
Software for the Atari ST

The latest in Dr T's Caged Artist series of editors is an Atari ST program for Roland's popular D110 synthesis mdule. Vic Lennard takes his L/A the easy way.

DR T'S X-OR

Review | Music Technology, Nov 1989

With the novelty wearing off dedicated software synth editors, the race is on to come up with the definitive generic editor. Ian Waugh test-drives Dr T's entry.

Dr.T Xor

Review | Sound On Sound, Nov 1989
System Exclusive Orchestrator

If you have a large number of disorganised patches and an unruly MIDI network, then Xor is made for you. It is designed to make sound management and working with MIDI instruments easier. Martin Russ finds out if the claims are true.

EMC SY/TG55 Manager/Editor

Review | Music Technology, May 1991
Atari ST Software

Is it a librarian? Is it a manager? Ian Waugh checks out this flexible ST software companion to Yamaha's SY55 synth - and reckons he can't manage without it.

Ensoniq ESQ/SQ80 Voice Editors

Review | Sound On Sound, Jun 1988

More and more synth owners are turning to computer based voice editing software to take the drudgery out of programming their own sounds. We asked Matthew Newman of the Ensoniq Users Club to compare three ESQ/SQ80 editors from Soundbits, Dr T and Steinberg.

FM 4-Operator Editors

Review | Music Technology, Jul 1988

Two software packages that offer a generic approach to sound creation on Yamaha's four-operator FM synths. Ian Waugh boots up Dr T's 4-Op Deluxe and the Soundbits 4X4.

Geerdes D-Series Editor

Review | Music Technology, Mar 1992

If you're using one of Roland's D-series synths (or an MT32) and you're tired of doing battle with its programming system, this ST editor/librarian can help. Gordon Reid goes soft on his D5.

Geerdes SY77 Softworkstation

Review | Music Technology, Jan 1991
SY77 Editor/Librarian/Manager

The first of the software assists for editing and archiving on Yamaha's flagship SY77 comes from Germany. Ian Waugh breaks out the schnapps.

GenPatch ST MIDI Librarian

Review | Sound On Sound, Mar 1988

How on earth could buying a generic patch librarian program from Hybrid Arts actually save you money? Martin Russ explains how.

Harness the Waves

Review | Micro Music, Aug/Sep 1989

Colin Cat takes the K-1r to greater heights with Drumware's Editor/Librarian package

Hollis MIDIman

Review | Music Technology, Aug 1989
Universal Patch Editor for Atari ST

Following on from the success of the Trackman sequencing software, Hollis Research have released a universal patch editor and librarian for the Atari ST. Ian Waugh finds the universe at his fingertips.

Hollis Research MIDIman

Review | Sound On Sound, Oct 1989

If you own more than one MIDI synthesizer and an Atari ST, then this universal editor/MIDI controller desk accessory could revolutionise the way you work. Martin Russ explores ...

Hybrid Arts GenPatch

Review | Music Technology, Apr 1988
Software for the Atari ST

A generic patch librarian from a familiar American company. Vic Leonard looks at a convenient way of solving the problems of patch storage and organisation - provided you've got an ST.

Joreth System 7 & CZ Editor

Review | Sound On Sound, May 1987
Software for Commodore 64

Ian Waugh takes a look at this combined MIDI sequencer/librarian package, and voice editors for the CZ and DX synth ranges.

Karma Chameleon

Review | Micro Music, Feb 1990

John Renwick leads us through the changing colours of this universal patch librarian - Chameleon

Kawai K1 Editors

Review | Sound On Sound, Dec 1988
Steinberg & Soundbits

Tony Wride investigates the Steinberg and Soundbits Atari-based voice editing programs for the Kawai K1 multitimbral synthesizer.

Kawai K1 Visual Editors

Review | Music Technology, Mar 1989
Software for the Atari ST

Coupled with its success, the digital parameter access-editing of Kawai's K1 synthesiser has made it an obvious target for software editors - like these from Dr Ts, Soundbits, Drumware and Steinberg. Vic Lennard looks on.

Keynote Chameleon

Review | Music Technology, Dec 1989
Patch Librarian

Tired of swapping Atari disks to edit parameters on different synths - or of paying for a variety of editors? Send for a universal synth editor. Ian "Mr Universe" Waugh flexes Chameleon's muscles.

Korg M1R

Review | Sound On Sound, Jul 1989

The release of the M1R puts the M1’s hot sounds in a compact rack-mounting package that will undoubtedly appeal to musicians and studios already burdened by a surfeit of keyboards. Martin Russ looks beyond the surface appeal.

MIDIMouse Sonicflight D50/550 Capture!

Review | Music Technology, Apr 1989
Software for the Atari ST

If you're drowning in ROMs and RAMs full of D50 patches but still can't lay your hands on the sound you need, an editor/librarian program like Capture! could be the answer to your prayer. Gordon Reid is captivated.

 

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