|Electronic Soundmaker & Computer Music - May 1985|
News, views and chart.
Letters to the ES&CM editorial team.
Readers' demos reviewed in print and a selection on tape.
The Beating Heart
Linn's new 9000 combines drum machine and MIDI recorder-making it the heart of your set up.
Yamaha QX7 sequencer / TX7 expander
The latest additions to Yamaha's 'X' range - the QX7 keyboard recorder and TX7 expander look to be some of the most interesting yet.
The Great Pretender?
A four-track find or fraud? We pass judgement.
Pearl DRX-1 Electronic Drums
Pearl's late entry into the electronic drum kit stakes looks like a winner - eight kits can be programmed into its memory.
One For The 7
The ES&CM Voice patch for the DX7.
JMS continue their commitment to pro software with two new packages - a Six-Trak Editor and Sequence Chain programs.
Siel's new synth - one of the attention grabbers at this year's Frankfurt show.
The Getting Of Wisdom
Marc Almond/Mike Hedges | Mike Hedges, Marc Almond
Collectively 'The Voice Squad'. Hedges reveals how he produces a man whose voice and ideas did so much to change the direction of popular electronic music.
Vesta Fire Effects
Unusual names but all used to a good effect. We report on this newest range.
An exclusive interview with the innovator of electronic music and mentor of today's stars, Karlheinz Stockhausen.
A six voice poly with a built in six track digital recorder and at £1,500 it's already creating enormous interest. We report on the Six-Trak's big brother.
Producer, performer, catalyst. Richard Burgess has been a musical traveller most of his life - we finally catch up with him.
Compusonics digital home recording system should be with us by the end of the year. This is a first report on a system that could be the death knell of the portastudio.
How to make your own Spectrum sampler for less than £20. The software comes on the tape.
Diary Of A Madman
The Mad Professor
An excursion into the depths of dub with reggae master and sound manipulator The Mad Professor.
Spotlighting Katrina Bihari.
Electronic album overview.