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360 Systems Pro MIDI Bass

Review | Music Technology, Feb 1988

Looking for a be-bop bass without hassle? Matt Isaacson looks at a box of bass sounds that may help you with the bottom end of your music without tying up your favourite synth or sampler.

360 Systems Pro MIDI Bass

Review | Sound On Sound, May 1988

Why use an expensive sampler for playing bass sounds when you can take advantage of the Pro MIDI Bass and free your sampler for more worthwhile tasks? Mike Collins lets his fingers do the walking.

Casio CSM-10P

Review | Sound On Sound, Dec 1989
Piano Sound Module

On the face of it, this low-cost sound module looks like it could be a useful addition to the MIDI synthesist's armoury. Tony Crowle checks its suitability.

Clef Computer Band-Box

Review | Electronics & Music Maker, Jan 1983

E-mu Proteus 3 World

Review | Music Technology, Nov 1992
Sample Player

The ethnically sound rack-mount

E-MU SYSTEMS PROFORMANCE/1+

Review | Music Technology, Nov 1990
Piano Module

E-mu Systems' latest expanders are dedicated to the sounds of the piano - drawing on samples from the popular Proteus, how can they fail? Simon Trask tinkles the ivories.

EMT-1

Review | Micro Music, Oct/Nov 1989

Jez Ford takes a look the EMT-10 sister unit, the EMT-1

EMT-10

Review | Micro Music, Aug/Sep 1989

Jez Ford raps his bits round this excellent budget price sound expander from Yamaha

Kurzweil 1000HX & 1000SX

Review | Music Technology, Aug 1988
Sample Expanders

For those without the time or the inclination to sample come two expanders dedicated to sampled horns and strings. Simon Trask finds out if Kurzweil's dedication has paid dividends.

MIDIBASS

Review | Micro Music, Apr/May 1989

Jez Ford grabs this expander from 360 Systems by the MIDI lead and puts it to the test

Peavey DPM Spectrum Bass Module

Review | Music Technology, Mar 1993

Depth of colour

PS. I Love You

Review | Electronic Soundmaker, Aug/Sep 1984

Korg's PSS-50, your portable backing band

Roland SC-7

Review | Music Technology, Jul 1993
Sound Module

128 new General MIDI sounds for the price of a return flight to New York - just plug in and go with the unit that kills all known GMs. Ian Waugh goes a bundle.

Slap 'n' Tickle

Review | Sound On Sound, Apr 1986

High quality sampled bass sounds that you can play from any MIDI keyboard, sequencer or drum machine are offered by the 360 Systems MIDI BASS. Tony Hastings assesses its performance.

Structured Sound

Review | Electronics & Music Maker, Sep 1986
Roland RD1000 Piano

How does Roland's new SAS resynthesis system go about imitating a grand piano? Dan Goldstein digs deep inside the RD1000 and its modular counterpart, the MKS20, and submits a glowing report.

Voce DMI64 MKII

Review | Music Technology, Sep 1991
Organ Synthesiser Module

Another contender for the recently-reinstated Hammond Drawbar crown comes in a single rack space. Gordon Reid organises his thoughts.

Yamaha AVS10

Review | Sound On Sound, Nov 1989
Multitimbral Expander

From the home organ division of the Japanese giant comes a box which wipes the floor with anything that Yamaha’s Professional Keyboards division can currently produce. Paul Wiffen reveals the secret of the black box...

Yamaha EMT-10

Review | Home & Studio Recording, Mar 1989

A set of tasty samples in a box no bigger than an FB01 comes under scrutiny. And it's not expensive.

Yamaha EMT10

Review | Sound On Sound, Oct 1988
AWM Expander

Every so often a product comes along which changes everyone's idea of what they can expect at a certain price. Yamaha’s new £250 box sets a new standard in price/performance for sampled piano (and other) sounds. Paul Wiffen gets excited enough to spend his own money!

 

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