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Review | Electronics & Music Maker, Mar 1985
Real Time Performance System

Paul Wiffen heads off into dreamland to sample the delights of New England Digital's latest improvement package for what's arguably the world's most prestigious computer music system. Not surprisingly, he gives it the thumbs up.

Synclavier II - Part 2

Review Series | Electronics & Music Maker, Jun 1983
A Real-time Performance System

Synclavier II - Part 1

Review Series | Electronics & Music Maker, Feb 1983

The Original Syn

Review | Electronic Soundmaker, Mar 1985

The updated Synclavier with new software. We take it for a test run.

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Inside the Synclavier - Part 2

Feature Series | Sound On Sound, Jul 1989

PART 2: David Mellor explores the sampling capabilities of the world’s most expensive musical instrument - the Synclavier.

Inside The Synclavier - Part 1

Feature Series | Topic: Digital Audio Workstations, Vintage Instruments | Sound On Sound, Jun 1989

PART 1: New England Digital's Synclavier is the world's most expensive musical instrument, bar the odd 300 year old Stradivarius. But more than that, it can be a recording studio, a post-production system, a music engraver, a scientific research tool... and more. The Synclavier is at the leading edge of musical technology. David Mellor sets out on a voyage of discovery.

Inside the Synclavier - Part 4

Feature Series | Sound On Sound, Sep 1989

David Mellor concludes his exploration of the world's most expensive musical instrument with an interview with a musician who can actually afford one, Simon Franglen.

Inside the Synclavier - Part 3

Feature Series Audio | Topic: Digital Audio Workstations | Sound On Sound, Aug 1989

PART 3: What is it like to sit down at the Synclavier - the world's most expensive instrument - and create a piece of music? David Mellor finds out and tells the whole story.

Sampling Synths

Feature | Topic: Sampling | Electronic Soundmaker, Oct 1983

We get the artists' views

Synclavier Programmer

Feature | Sound On Sound, Mar 1986

Jonathan Sorrell is one of a handful of session programmers working with the world's most sophisticated sampling keyboard - the Synclavier. Paul Gilby discovers how it came about.

Synclavier: A New Appraisal

Feature | Electronics & Music Maker, Aug 1984

Paul White and Geoff Twigg delve deep into the mysteries of one of the world's most expensive keyboard instruments, and uncover some fascinating developments.

Synth Computers

Feature | Topic: Computing, Synthesis & Sound Design | One Two Testing, Nov 1982

INPUT: computer analysis/Fairlight/Emulator/PPG/Synclavier/edit and compare/explain FILE FOUND: guest reviewer/Tom Dolby... ASSIGN

The Synclavier

Feature | Topic: Design, Development & Manufacture, Digital Audio Workstations | Sound On Sound, May 1986
New England Digital: A Company Philosophy

Most people have heard of the Synclavier but little is known about the company that produces it: New England Digital. Paul Gilby met up with its Vice-President, Brad Naples, who supplied us with a fascinating insight into the philosophy behind the development of this highly advanced digital recording system they call 'the Synclavier'.

The Synclavier Story - Part 2

Feature Series | Topic: Digital Audio Workstations | Music Technology, Jul 1989

In the second part of MT's look at the powerful Synclavier system, Dan Rue and Scott Wilkinson embark on their very own fantastic journey into the heart of the beast to consider its sequencing and notation abilities.

The Synclavier Story - Part 3

Feature Series | Topic: Digital Audio Workstations | Music Technology, Aug 1989

In the final part of our look at the latest models of the state-of-the-art Synclavier, Scott Wilkinson homes in on the Direct-to-Disk recording system.

The Synclavier Story - Part 1

Feature Series | Topic: Digital Audio Workstations | Music Technology, Jun 1989

As Fairlight fight for survival the mighty Synclavier undergoes a dramatic upgrade. Chris Meyer takes us on the first of three tours of the new state-of-the-art Synclavier.



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