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Akai ASQ 10 Sequencer

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.

Alesis HR16 Drum Machine & MMT8 MIDI Recorder

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.

Alesis MMT-8 MIDI Recorder

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.

Alesis MMT8 Sequencer

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.

All Change!

Review | Sound On Sound, Jan 1986
Linn Sequencer

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.

Anatek Pocket Sequencer

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.

Brother PDC100 Pro Disk Composer

Review | Music Technology, Feb 1992
MIDI Sequencer

Conflict between hardware and software sequencing intensifies - can dedicated sequencers still compete with the flexibility of a computer? Simon Trask experiences Brotherly love.

Casio SZ-1 Sequencer

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?

Casio SZ1

Review | In Tune, Jun 1986
Digital Multi-Track Sequencer

Casio SZ1 MIDI Sequencer

Review | International Musician, Nov 1985
Sequencercheck

Casio get further into the pro market, Chris Jenkins gets into their newie

Cheetah MQ8

Review | Music Technology, Feb 1990
Sequencer

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.

Digigram MC5 Composer

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.

Doepfer MAQ16/3 MIDI analogue sequencer

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.

Fighting Hard!

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.

Hi-Tech Xpansion

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.

Kawai Q80

Review | Music Technology, Nov 1988
MIDI Sequencer

As software writers continue to flood the market with sequencing packages, Kawai go dedicated. Dave Bertovic investigates the hardware alternative.

Korg SQ8

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?

Korg SQ8 Sequencer

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.

Korg SQD8 sequencer

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.

Linn Sequencer

Review | International Musician, Jan 1986
SequencerCheck

Wodger's latest offering takes the Paul Fishman test

MIDI Man

Review | Micro Music, Jan 1990

John Renwick gets synchronised with this nifty little device from Radius

Musicsoft MIDIman

Review | Music Technology, Jul 1989
MIDI Tape Recorder Interface

If the prospect of throwing your computer into the back of a Ford Transit and hauling it on stage every night fills you with dread, the new MIDIMan from Musicsoft might well be the solution.

Musicsoft Syncman & MIDIman

Review | Sound On Sound, Oct 1989
MIDI-to-tape interfaces

Do you want to synchronise your sequencer to your multitrack? Or record MIDI data directly onto tape? David Mellor looks at two compact and versatile units from Musicsoft that allow you to do both.

Out Of Pocket

Review | Micro Music, Oct/Nov 1989

John Renwick has a pocketful with the pocket MIDI range from Anatek

Performance Power

Review | Electronic Soundmaker, Jun 1985
Yamaha's QX1 Sequencer, KX88 Master Keyboard, TX816 Modules

Yamaha's professional FM sequencer master keyboard and FM modules.

 

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