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Akai EWI & EVI

Review | Music Technology, Sep 1987
Wind Controllers

Unveiled at NAMM and stars of the BMF, these two new instruments receive their exclusive preview in MT. Tim Goodyer takes a deep breath before taking a closer look.

Akai EWI-2000 & EWV-2000

Review | Music Technology, Apr 1988
Electronic Wind Instrument

State-of-the-art wind synthesis. Man Jumping's Andy Blake gets his fingers around Akai's wind controller and voicing module and finds a happy marriage between expression and analogue synthesis.

Wind Synthesizers

Review | Sound On Sound, Dec 1987

Having explored the history and development of wind synthesizers in our September issue, record producer and wind player extraordinaire John L. Walters compares and contrasts the Akai EWI and Yamaha WX7. Are they the instruments that wind players have been longing for? Find out inside.

We found these other (non-review) articles that are linked to this gear:-

The Power of Wind

Feature | Topic: Design, Development & Manufacture | Music Technology, Dec 1987
Nyle Steiner and Sal Gallina Interviewed

As wind synthesis gains momentum we sent Nick Armington and Lars Lofas out to track down and talk to the men responsible for the design of the Yamaha WX1 and Akai EWI.

 

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