Review | Electronics & Music Maker, Aug 1986
Ensoniq ESQ1 Polysynth
The Mirage people announce a synth that uses analogue and digital technology, throws in a multitrack sequencer, and costs just over £1000. Paul Wiffen checks it out.
Review | Sound On Sound, Aug 1986
A multitrack sequencer with a built-in synth or a velocity-sensitive 8-voice polysynth with a built-in 8-track step/real-time MIDI sequencer? Tony Hastings tries to make up his mind about this versatile and well-priced instrument.
Review | Electronic Soundmaker & Computer Music, Jan 1985
A marriage made in heaven, as OSCar gets MIDI... we attend the reception.
Review | Electronics & Music Maker, Jul 1981
8-Voice Polyphonic Digital Synthesiser with 8-Track Digital Sequencer
Review | Electronic Soundmaker & Computer Music, Jul 1984
Fairlight going cheap?
Review | Electronics & Music Maker, May 1986
Is Vector Synthesis the answer to every programmer's prayers, or another technological blind alley getting in the way of music? Peter Schlesinger takes a long hard look at the digital Prophet.
Review | Sound On Sound, Jul 1986
The new-wave sound
...'The first genuinely NEW keyboard since the DX7' proclaims our review. Mixing four different waveforms together in a technique christened 'vector synthesis', Sequential's new baby can create some stunningly different synth sounds. Could it be what the market's looking for? Mark Jenkins reports.
Review | Electronics & Music Maker, Jul 1986
Simon Trask gets a sneak preview of this German organ manufacturer's first venture into the pro-synth market.
Review | Music Technology, Nov 1986
Simon Trask follows up our earlier preview of Wersi's first polyphonic synth, with a full review that delves deeper into the possibilities of additive synthesis. Is it too complex to use?