|One Two Testing - January 1983 (Beat Special)|
How to speak Musician
Understand record company executives, outwit shop assistants and grunt to roadies on their own level with our dictionary of musical terms.
Amplifiers, effects and microphones on offer in a Rosetti sponsored competition.
A look at the latest footpedals and programmable boards plus a roundup of effects technology.
Yamaha SB200, Roland SCC700 effects boards
Wee chap and guitarist-person Charlie Burchill lifts the kilt of his guitar, amp and effects set up.
We compare the best known four track cassette decks, test the Fostex 8 track machine and quiz the likes of Pete Wylie, Dave Stewart and other assorted stars on their home recording techniques.
Clarion XD5500 4-track, XA5500 mixer. Fostex X-15
Mute Records | Daniel Miller
Daniel Miller, the force behind Mute, Depeche Mode and Yazoo, discloses the secret life of an A and R man.
A cross section of rhythm machines including the new Korg KPR77 and Drumulator, two low price synth kits, a high class practice set-up and even a real drum or two.
Roland TR808, TR606, Dr Rhythm.
John Keeble is in two minds about drumming for Spandau - an acoustic one and an electric one. Read about his treatment.
It's not all drumstick and calf skin in the world of the percussionist, y'know. Andy Duncan emits a pleasing 'bong' when struck with a typewriter and discovers other household objects are just as musically compliant.
An A to Z of some of the most popular combos and stacks to be found in Britain's wonderful music establishments.
What goes twang, thump and pank? Probably Mark King, bass player and vocalist in Level 42, then again it might just be his right thumb. We discuss digits, strings and things.
They glow, they get warm, they emit fabulous sounds then break. One Two casts its one good scientific eye over the story of the bottle and comes up with some answers.
You too can have the body of Charles Atlas, the stamina of Roger Bannister and the tattoos of the Anti-Nowhere League. Exercise is good for you. Follow the One Two body building course for muscles of plaster.
Cover your eyes for a review of Westone's brightest bass to date.
Two new six strings of familiar heritage from the Ibanez stable.