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Sound On Sound - September 1992


Can You Dig It?

This article has no OCR bodytext.Shape Of Things To Come

Another round-up of new products, plus news from the world of hi-tech music.

The Vector Factor

Yamaha SY35 Dynamic Vector Synth

Yamaha's SY35 may be little more than an updated version of the SY22, but new sample ROM and a price tag of under £600 make it an ideal choice for the serious synthesist on a budget. Derek Johnson checks it out.

Wot... No Tape?

The Tapeless Recording Market Survey

The tapeless recording revolution is in full swing, as technology that once was available only to the few develops in products that suit a wider range of applications and pockets. Yasmin Hashmi looks at the development of the technology, the current state of the market and how it is likely to progress.

Dance With A Stranger

Steinberg Tango Improvisation Software

Forget mere auto-accompaniment; Steinberg's Tango is intelligent software that actually jams along with you. Derek Johnson trades licks with a software session partner.

Hands On: Roland S750

David Mellor throws away the Roland S750 manual and gets down to some practical advice for novice users.

Akai S1100EX

S1100 Expansion Unit

If a single S1100 isn't enough for you, Akai's S11OOEX offers an easy way to expand your sampling power. David Mellor meets an ideal partner for his main studio sampler.

The Integration Game Part 2

Improving Your MIDI Environment

Martin Russ concludes his discussion of MIDI environments with an in-depth look at how to create your own profiles in X-Or and Galaxy.

Alesis ADAT

8 -Track Digital Recorder

Paul White finds his Holy Grail in a 3U rackmount package — Alesis' revolutionary ADAT, the first digital multitrack tape recorder to compete in the same price bracket as affordable analogue multitracks.

Roger Eno

The Composer's Tale | Roger Eno

Although it's Brian Eno who springs to mind when most people think of ambient music, brother Roger's particular talents have both complemented Brian's atmospheric experiments and generated memorable solo work. Mark J. Prendergast talked to him as he completed his latest project.

Drum Programming Part 5

A Series By Warren Cann

This month we look at the importance of backing up data, and explain how to produce more authentic drum patterns.

This article has no OCR bodytext.Win An Emu Proteus MPS Plus Orchestral Keyboard

A chance to win Emu's latest keyboard.

ST Notes

More Atari news and tips from Martin Russ.

PC Notes

Brian Heywood reports on the latest PC developments.

Mac Notes

Kendall Wrightson reports from the Mac front line.

Amiga Notes

Paul Austin lends an ear to the Amiga's internal sound and looks ahead to how the chips may fall in the Autumn.

Boss DS330 Dr. Synth

GM/GS Synth Module

The Dr. Rhythm series served up Roland's highly-regarded drum machine technology in affordable form; now the Dr. Synth squeezes Sound Canvas sounds into a compact, value-for-money box. Derek Johnson makes an appointment.

ART SGX-LT Multi-Effects

Guitar Multi-Effects Processor

A multi-effects processor for the guitarist who wants instant gratification without all that tedious mucking about in hyperspace? Paul White plugs into the ART SGX-LT.


Wireless MIDI Piggyback

Tired of being tied down by MIDI cables? With the aid of a radio mic system, MIDIman's unique TransMIDI lets you transmit MIDI data over the airwaves. Paul Ireson gets a taste of freedom.

Sample Shop

Sample sultan Wilf Smarties reports on the latest sample CDs.

Software Support

Hints, Tips & News From The World Of Music Software

This month, helpful hints for users of Steinberg and Dr. T's software.


Effects made simple: a users' guide to mushing and wanging.

Sound On Sound - SOS Publications Ltd.
The contents of this magazine are re-published here with the kind permission of SOS Publications Ltd.


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