Review | International Musician, Feb 1986
Plug in, lean back, legs apart — and sound like an accordionist. Tony Mills taxes the axe
Review | Recording Musician, Nov 1992
Roland GR1 Guitar Synthesizer
What the world needs is a guitar synth that sounds good and behaves predictably. Does Roland's latest model pass the test?
Review | Electronics & Music Maker, Jul 1986
Shadow MIDI Guitar
Geoff Twigg takes a look at the latest guitar synth technology. Now you can have a Synclavier system behind the strings of your old acoustic.
Review | Music Technology, Apr 1987
Paul White, who's owned almost every Roland guitar synth built, puts the new GK1 synth driver and GM70 "brain" under test. Is this the first pitch-to-MIDI system that really works?
Review | Electronics & Music Maker, Nov 1981
Review | Music Technology, Aug 1989
Roland's latest guitar synthesiser is quickly earning a reputation as the most playable guitar synth yet built. Aaron Hallas turns from widdly-widdly merchant to MlDdly-widdly merchant.
Review | One Two Testing, Apr 1984
Review. In colour.
Review | Sound On Sound, Sep 1986
The 'guitar synthesizer' appears to be going through a new lease of life at present, with many manufacturers releasing guitar-based synth controlling devices that make good use of MIDI's powers of expression. Ian Gilby tries out one such model: the Shadow GTM-6.
Review | Making Music, Jul 1986
Review | Recording Musician, Oct 1992
Review | Sound On Sound, Feb 1987
Few instruments have caused as great a stir in the marketplace as the futuristic-looking DG1. Stepp describe it as "a radically new instrument that plays like a guitar, and which can produce some of the most phenomenal sounds you're ever likely to hear." Ian Gilby visited Stepp to find out for himself and talk with its creator, Stephen Randall.
Review | Music Technology, Feb 1987
The "guitar player's synthesiser" is now in full production. We analyse the mechanics of the Stepp, and let two musicians - a guitarist and a keyboard player - give their views on its playability.
Review | Electronic Soundmaker, Feb 1985
We return to bring you the latest news and developments on the astounding SynthAxe.
Review | One Two Testing, Jun 1984
digital guitar science
Review | Electronic Soundmaker, Jul 1984
Approx. £7,000 worth
Review | Music Technology, Aug 1988
MIDI Guitar System
Is the practical MIDI guitar finally with us? Bob O'Donnell checks out the latest, and most promising, MIDI guitar controller from Yamaha.
Review | Music Technology, Dec 1988
The quest to build the ideal MIDI guitar controller continues with Yamaha's eagerly-awaited G10. Aaron Hallas makes the pick-up.
We found these other (non-review) articles that are linked to this gear:-
Feature | Electronics & Music Maker, Jun 1983
A personal account of its development
A personal look at designs past and present
Feature | Topic: Maintenance / Repair / Modification | Polyphony, Jul/Aug 1981
Feature | One Two Testing, Dec 1982
The Story of the Guitar Synth
Learn the history of the guitar synthesiser and what the stars think of them.
Feature | Topic: Advertisement Feature | International Musician, Nov 1985
Bass synthesizer examined
Interview | Music Technology, Mar 1987
TechTalk: Steven Randall
The man behind the Stepp DG1 guitar talks about his invention, the playing techniques required for it, and his views on what MIDI offers the guitarist, in conversation with Neville Marten.
Feature | Topic: Advertisement Feature | Electronic Soundmaker, Jun 1984
Feature | Topic: Advertisement Feature | International Musician, Feb 1985
User Report | Electronic Soundmaker, Oct 1984
A road report on Roland's guitar synth the GR700 by Imagination's Ashley Ingram and Mark Wood of Nucleus and Sunwind.