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Altima One

Review | Micro Music, Jan 1990

Brian Heywood benchtests the latest laptop PC from Sound N Compute

Amstrad CPC464 Home Computer

Review | Electronics & Music Maker, Nov 1984

By a happy accident, Amstrad's first-ever home computer could become the MIDI micro of the future. David Ellis tells us why.

Aries PC

Review | Micro Music, Oct/Nov 1989

Brian Heywood puts the new Aries PC through its paces

Atari 520ST MIDI Computer

Review | International Musician, Nov 1985

"Wow! Space Invaders!" says Jeremy Vine. Naff off, I'm a fully musical MIDI-capable micro, says the 520ST.

Atari STacey

Preview | Music Technology, Dec 1989

While computer sequencing has the power, hardware sequencing had the reliability... Jeff Rona gets a sneak preview of a laptop computer that has the best of both worlds.

C-1 and you've seen 'em all

Review | Micro Music, Aug/Sep 1989

John Renwick puts Yamaha's super-computer through it's paces


Retrospective (Gear) | Micro Music, Feb 1990

We take a look at a lost pioneer the CX-5

Fireball CX5M

Review | Electronic Soundmaker, Oct 1984

The CX5M music computer could change the face of the home micro-music market. We examine the first dedicated music computer to reach the UK

Oric Sound

Review | Electronic Soundmaker, Oct 1983

Big sound from a compact micro


Review | Electronics & Music Maker, Mar 1983


Review | Micro Music, Mar 1990

Paul Overaa sees what the new Atari laptop, The Stacy, has to offer

T1-99/4 Music Maker

Review | Topic: Computing | Electronics & Music Maker, Jul 1982

Micro Peripheral

The Musician's Micro - Part 1

Review | Sound On Sound, Jun 1989
Yamaha C1 Music Computer

In the first of this two-part review, Ian Gilby discusses the hardware aspects of Yamaha's new portable PC compatible music computer.

Yamaha C1 Music Computer

Review | Music Technology, Dec 1988

Yamaha's new computer is a PC compatible equipped with eight MIDI Outs, two MIDI Ins and SMPTE time-sync ports. Harvey Newquist powers up the successor to the ill-fated CX5M.

Yamaha CX5 computer

Review | One Two Testing, Oct 1984

plugged in and turned on

Yamaha CX5 Computer

Review | One Two Testing, May 1984

Preview of a micro

Yamaha CX5M II-128 music computer

Review | Making Music, Aug 1986
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Acorn Electron

Feature | Topic: Computing | Electronic Soundmaker, Mar 1984

Musical possibilities?

Amiga - Theory And Practice

Feature | Topic: Computing | Electronics & Music Maker, Aug 1986

David Ellis buys a Commodore Amiga and looks at the latest software written for it. The music is good, the graphics are better - but what does the future hold?

Amiga Music!

Feature | Topic: Computing | Sound On Sound, Jan 1989

The Commodore Amiga range of computers have been conspicuous by their absence from this magazine's pages - but not any more! The Amiga has always been a great graphics machine, but it is equally talented when it comes to making music. In fact, its onboard sound chip is one of the best around. Phil South delivers a quick guide to making music on the Amiga.

Amiga Profile

Feature | Topic: Computing | Music Technology, Nov 1989

You hear so much about (and from) the Atari ST that it's tempting to believe it's the only computer used for making music. Michael Brooke takes a look at a powerful alternative - Commodore's Amiga.

Atari 600XL

Feature | Topic: Computing | Electronic Soundmaker, Jan 1984

A review for the musician

BBC Micro

Feature | Topic: Computing | Electronic Soundmaker, Feb 1984

An in-depth assessment

BBC Reverb

Feature | Topic: Computing | Electronic Soundmaker, Feb 1984

BBC reverb

BeeBMIDI - Part 2

Feature | Topic: Computing, Electronics / Build, MIDI | Electronics & Music Maker, Jul 1984

The second part of our constructional article on building a MIDI interface for the BBC Model B home computer. There's a complete parts list and some more software to get your board up and running once you've built it.



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