|Electronic Soundmaker & Computer Music - February 1985|
News, views and chart.
Album overview including Jarre's latest.
Letters to the ES&CM team.
Readers' demos... can you take the tape test?
Low Tech - High Emotion
Kissing the Pink
On the brink with Kissing The Pink, a low-tech group with high-tech appeal.
Tony Duhig of Jade Warrior - his home system, including the Roland guitar synth and the Emulator.
The MAX Factor
A multitracking keyboard for the computer musician.
Kawai's SX 240 portable keyboard appeals to the eye but what about the ear?
Acorn's MUSIC 500 hardware/software package for the BBC micro could be the revolution micro musicians have been waiting for.
Synth You've Been Gone
We return to bring you the latest news and developments on the astounding SynthAxe.
SPK began by hammering away at anything from the scrapyard but now generate their metal beat on the Fairlight. We investigate the method in the mayhem.
Digging For Treasures
An uphill struggle to unearth the trade secrets of this enigmatic trio, the Cocteau Twins.
One In A Million
The Millioniser 2000, a synth harmonica that may sound as odd as it looks.
For The Love Of ADA
The engineers' dream? A dual effects unit for the price of one - the 2FX.
Siel of Quality
Does Siel's MIDI MK900 enhance the portable keyboard market?
The Starting Block
Datel Sound Sampler
Datel's Spectrum-compatible Sound Sampler offers a genuine introduction to the techniques of sound sampling. We listen in.
Synths For Sale
A buyers guide for the second hand market.
Computer Drum Machine project
A multi-channel sequencer hardware/software project that among other things turns an old Soundmaker project into a drum machine.
Mods Rule... OK?
A plaintive request for a return to modular synthesis, what it means and what it can do for the creative musician.
A preview of some of the products that are likely to be revealed this month at Europe's biggest music show.