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A teacher called Claire

Review | The Mix, Sep 1994
Opcode Claire

Music tuition on the Mac

Alchemy

Review | Sound On Sound, Aug 1988
Stereo Sample Editor for the Macintosh

Sampling keyboards have come a long way in the last three years, and as a result, the visual editing software available has rather fallen behind the specifications and features of current machines. Until now that is, with the advent of Alchemy from Blank Software, boasting a whole bunch of features new to computer-based sample editors. Paul Wiffen investigates.

Alchemy in the UK

Review | Micro Music, Jun/Jul 1989

Sample editing was never so simple thanks to this Mac package

Apple HyperCard

Review | Music Technology, Jan 1988
Software for the Apple Macintosh

A computer program that teaches you how to use your gear? Jim Burgess checks out a package for the Apple Macintosh that threatens to make the users' manual a thing of the past.

Audio additions

Review | The Mix, Sep 1994
Steinberg Cubase Audio v2.0

D-to-D meets MIDI - properly this time

Audioshop

Review | Music Technology, May 1993
for the Apple Mac

Ian Waugh logs in to a new Mac program that's a virtual CD player and virtually a sampler, allowing you to build your own library of alternatives to that irritating monkey squeak. What you do with your existing CD remote control is your own affair

Band Aid

Review | Recording Musician, Feb 1993
Band-In-A-Box Auto-Accompaniment Software

You've never had it so easy — Band-in-a-Box adds intelligence to auto-accompaniment, as Mike Simmons finds out in his look at the latest version of this popular software package.

Band-In-A-Box V4.1

Review | Sound On Sound, Jul 1991
Auto-Accompaniment — With Style

Martin Russ gets inside version 4.1 of Band-In-A-Box — now with user styles!

Blank Software Alchemy

Review | Music Technology, May 1988
Sample Editing Software

A sample editing package to beat all sample editing packages? Robert Rich test-drives a universal editor that may be the answer to many a sampling studio's prayers.

Boxing Clever

Review | Sound On Sound, Dec 1990
Band-In-A-Box Software

Is it really possible to get more music out of a program than you put in? David Hughes looks at software that takes auto-accompaniment and makes it work for the musician.

Byte the wax

Review | The Mix, Oct 1994
D-to-D software triple-test

Software for Mac, PC and Falcon

C-Lab Notator Logic

Review | Music Technology, Apr 1993
Software for the Apple Macintosh

A logical development for Notator users? Maybe, but as Ian Waugh discovers, someone still has to cross the T's and dot the I's on this latest software sequencer from C-Lab.

Coda Music Finale

Review | Music Technology, Dec 1988
Software for the Apple Macintosh

Possibly the most sophisticated and powerful scorewriting program to date comes from American company Coda. Bob O'Donnell keeps the score.

Connectix RAM Doubler

Review | Music Technology, May 1994
for the Mac

Double your Mac's RAM without doubling your overdraft.

Deluxe Recorder

Review | Micro Music, Feb 1990

Ann Owen gets to grips with this budget sequencer for the Mac

Digidesign Burner Software

Review | Electronics & Music Maker, Oct 1986

Fancy putting that percussion sound you sampled with your keyboard into your digital drum machine? Rick Davies discovers that all things are possible in California.

Digidesign Deck

Review | Sound On Sound, Nov 1990

Who says multitrack hard disk recording has to cost the earth? Digidesign's Deck allows four tracks of digital audio to be played back and mixed on a Macintosh II, with full 16-bit/44.1khz digital fidelity. Paul D. Lehrman investigates.

Digidesign Session 8

Review | Music Technology, Nov 1993
Direct-to-disk PC recording system

It's getting closer... the home 8-track, gone digital.

Digidesign SoftSynth

Review | Music Technology, Nov 1987
Software for the Atari ST

Simultaneously making the transition from Mac to Atari ST and crossing the Atlantic, this software package gives sampling a new slant. Chris Jenkins boots it up.

Digidesign SoftSynth Version 2.0

Review | Music Technology, Mar 1987

The program that can turn your sampler into a synthesiser has added an FM synthesis string to its bow, yet doesn't promise to be a DX replacement. Mac addict Chris Meyer takes a look.

Digidesign Sound Tools

Review | Sound On Sound, Aug 1989

With a Macintosh computer and Digidesign's new CD-quality digital audio system, you can cut, splice, and create extended remixes to your heart's content. Paul D. Lehrman discovers what it is like to go tapeless in the studio.

Digidesign Turbosynth

Review | Music Technology, Sep 1988
Synthesis Software

CAD meets synthesis inside the Apple Mac. Robert Rich fires up a program that allows you to design your sounds on computer before transferring them to your sampler.

Digidesign Turbosynth

Review | Sound On Sound, Dec 1988
The Return of the Modular Synthesizer

Digidesign continue to add to their innovative range of synthesis programs which use the flexibility of computers for sound creation and the hardware of MIDI samplers to replay the sounds. Paul Wiffen finds he loves the former but hates the latter.

Digidesign's Q-Sheet

Review | Music Technology, Jan 1988
Software for the Apple Macintosh

Following the procession of MIDI sequence packages that have appeared for the Atari ST comes a program designed specifically for the musician fitting music to videotape or film. Chris Many gets that syncing feeling.

Doctor in the Mac

Review | Micro Music, Jun/Jul 1989

Following on from our look at KCS last month - Clive updates us on the new version for the Mac

 

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