|Electronic Soundmaker & Computer Music - April 1985|
News, views and chart.
Album overview including a selection from German electronic label, Innovative Communication.
Letters to the ES&CM team.
Readers' demos... can you take the tape test?
With a package designed to get the most from the micro's own sound chip.
The System this month features ZTT engineer Paul Gomersall's MIDI sampler set-up.
Exclusive violin patch for the DX7.
Building up the Beat
On Technic's hybrid Preset/Programmable digital drum machine the SY-DP50.
An analog poly that rivals the DX? Korg's DW6000 might be the one...
A Fresh Mix
CMC 24 Mixer
On the cheapest computer-assisted mixer yet, the AHB CMC 24. We take a look.
All Systems Go!
With Joreth's Hardware/Software MIDI control package for the CBM 64.
Hitmakers Heaven 17 reveal how they've harnessed the hardware on How Men Are.
A Full Nelson
Bill Nelson's been out of the public eye recently, touring America and refurbishing his studio. Now he's back and talking to us.
An Alphabetical Appraisal
Hot news on hot products.
Yet another MIDI system controller package, this time for the Spectrum, and already finding favour with musicians.
Herbie Rides Again?
Jazz, Funk, and now Hip Hop — Herbie Hancock's done it all. We grab a few words with the great man.
String Driven Things
Guitars in ES&CM? There's a reason... as we look at the Bond and Steinberger guitars.
That's what up-and coming electro musicians Chakk claim to produce. But would Lonnie Donegan like it?
Too Good To Be True?
An exclusive review of the Mirage Sampling Synth — A price breakthrough?
Yamaha's follow-up machine to the DX7 is essentially a budget DX1, offering two '7s in one neat package. We take a look at the DX5.