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Review | Sound On Sound, May 1988
The return of Roger Linn, as a member of the Akai team, promises much to the world of musical technology. The ASQ 10, bearing the Linn name, is a heavyweight sequencer in all senses. David Mellor assesses its abilities.
Review | Music Technology, Sep 1987
Following the success of the MIDIverb, Alesis have ventured into the realms of drum machines and sequencers. Bob O'Donnell lends an ear and discovers that economy doesn't necessarily mean compromise.
Review | Sound On Sound, Jan 1988
In an age when most MIDI sequencers seem to come on floppy disk, Alesis hits the market with their new hardware sequencer, the MMT-8. It doesn't boast a video monitor or multi-mega tracks, so can it compete with the omnipresent beige box? David Mellor yearns to learn.
Review | Music Technology, Feb 1988
The hardware sequencer to beat them all? After an overlong wait, Simon Trask gets to grips with the latest development in the Alesis World Domination plan.
Review | Sound On Sound, Jan 1986
From the creators of the first digital drum machine comes the world's most powerful MIDI controller - the new Linn Sequencer. Mark Jenkins believes it could well cause a lot of us to re-think the way we record.
Review | Music Technology, Apr 1991
When inspiration strikes and you're out of reach of a sequencer, Anatek's latest Pocket unit can save your soul, if not your life. Vic Lennard picks a pocket.
Review | Music Technology, Feb 1992
Conflict between hardware and software sequencing intensifies - can dedicated sequencers still compete with the flexibility of a computer? Simon Trask experiences Brotherly love.
Review | Sound On Sound, Nov 1985
The Next Logical Step
This 4 track MIDI sequencer is a step in the right direction for Casio but have the budget restrictions limited its appeal?
Review | In Tune, Dec 1985
Digital Multi-Track Sequencer
Review | International Musician, Nov 1985
Casio get further into the pro market, Chris Jenkins gets into their newie
Review | Electronics & Music Maker, Sep 1985
Another sequencer first, this time for Casio, seeking to extend their grip over the budget end of the pro synth market. Simon Trask reckons the foray has been worthwhile.
Review | Music Technology, Feb 1990
Latest in their line of cost-effective gear is Cheetah's MQ8 sequencer. Simon Trask investigates a budget sequencer that incorporates some of the features of the Zyklus MIDI Performance System.
Review | Music Technology, Oct 1987
Tired of scoring out your music by hand? Simon Trask investigates a computerised alternative and discovers it may try to muscle in on the composition.
Review | Music Technology, Jul 1993
Ian Waugh unveils the secrets of a good old-fashioned analogue sequencer that generates MIDI data, courtesy of some good old-fashioned German R&D from manufacturers Doepfer, with a little help from their friends Kraftwerk. Vorsprung durch technik, as Ian says.
Review | Sound On Sound, Feb 1989
Kawai Q80 Sequencer
Kawai's first ever dedicated MIDI sequencer may have to fight hard to make its mark in an already overcrowded market, but it has one major advantage over the competition - its price! Julian Colbeck reports.
Review | Sound On Sound, Nov 1991
Brother PDC100 Sequencer
Martin Russ tries out Brother's latest hardware sequencer.
Review | Sound On Sound, Oct 1990
Brother MDI40 Sequencer
Brother are taking their first steps into the music market with the release of the MDI40 and MDI30 sequencers. Richard Lamont reports.
Review | Electronics & Music Maker, Apr 1985
As Yamaha's 'X' range of hi-tech hardware continues to grow, Dan Goldstein and Trish McGrath present an exclusive appraisal of two of the range's most affordable additions, the TX7 FM Expander and QX7 MIDI Keyboard Recorder.
Review | Music Technology, Nov 1988
As software writers continue to flood the market with sequencing packages, Kawai go dedicated. Dave Bertovic investigates the hardware alternative.
Review | In Tune, May 1986
Review | Music Technology, May 1987
Eight-track MIDI Sequencer
MT new boy Bob "I'm Confused" O'Donnell checks out the cutest eight-track sequencer available. Have too many corners been cut to reduce the cost?
Review | Sound On Sound, Aug 1987
Is it an electronic tuner? Is it a portable metronome? No, it's the world's smallest 8-track MIDI sequencer. Mark Jenkins explores its inner workings and draws his conclusions.
Review | Sound On Sound, Jul 1988
If your sequencing efforts are constantly blighted by cassette data storage problems and you long for the convenience of disk storage, then Korg's latest budget sequencer cum MIDI data recorder might be for you. Tony Wride investigates.
Review | International Musician, Jan 1986
Wodger's latest offering takes the Paul Fishman test
Review | Micro Music, Jan 1990
John Renwick gets synchronised with this nifty little device from Radius