|Electronics & Music Maker - May 1984|
The most recent polysynth from the Roland stable replaces the long-serving Juno 6 and 60, and adds MIDI compatibility, more program memories, and polyphonic portamento. Geoff Twigg reports.
E&MM contributor of old, Vince S. Hill, on Roland's DCB-standard digital keyboard recorder.
A larger model from Casio, the small keyboard people, reviewed by Dan Goldstein.
M&A Electronic Kit
MPC Sync Track
Points on the Curve
A special report on the latest versions of these successful German instruments. Review by David Ellis.
The MIDI 1.0 Specification
MIDI Theory and Practice
MIDI Product Guide
MIDI by Numbers
The latest activities at one of the UK's lesser-known electro-acoustic music studios, put into perspective by its mentor, Phil Ellis.
Readers send in their own favourite synth sounds and details of how to generate them. This month sees, among other things, our first patch for a guitar synth, the Roland GR300.
The second part of Jay Chapman's guided tour through the Yamaha DX labyrinth, with an in-depth analysis of one of the factory-programmed voices.
Steve Howell finishes off percussion sounds and how to go about synthesising them.
Want to simulate clap effects without spending a small fortune? Paul White shows you how.
Questionnaire Results Part 2
The Programmable Digital Sound Generator Part 1
Designer Paul Williams outlines the construction of a simple project to simulate damped-string effects on both guitars and synthesisers. A complete kit of parts is available direct from E&MM.