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.
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.
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.
Review | Electronics & Music Maker, Jan 1983
Review | Music Technology, Nov 1992
The ethnically sound rack-mount
Review | Music Technology, Nov 1990
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.
Review | Micro Music, Oct/Nov 1989
Jez Ford takes a look the EMT-10 sister unit, the EMT-1
Review | Micro Music, Aug/Sep 1989
Jez Ford raps his bits round this excellent budget price sound expander from Yamaha
Review | Music Technology, Aug 1988
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.
Review | Micro Music, Apr/May 1989
Jez Ford grabs this expander from 360 Systems by the MIDI lead and puts it to the test
Review | Music Technology, Mar 1993
Depth of colour
Review | Electronic Soundmaker, Aug/Sep 1984
Korg's PSS-50, your portable backing band
Review | Music Technology, Jul 1993
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.
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.
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.
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.
Review | Sound On Sound, Nov 1989
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...
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.
Review | Sound On Sound, Oct 1988
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!