International Musician & Recording World - January 1986
The column that keeps the Royal Mail in business... or is it Wells Fargo?
Analysis, comment, discussion... hey, Rock'n' Roll
Echo And The Bunnymen
Mac and the men tell Chris Maillard why their new album will have no strings attached
Individual Outs For The Drumatix
Dr Phil 'DIYnamic range' Walsh performs a bit of surgery on the Roland Drumatix
On the importance of loving and living with a song
Siouxsie & The Banshees
The once and future Goths attract the attention of Paul Henderson
Dave Burrluck spends a working weekend at the Barbican
Phantom, Rocker And Slick
Two ex-cats and an earl add more lines to the story of Rock and Roll. David Marx chronicles
IM takes the highroad to Glasgie, accompanied by Stuart Gillan
Meanwhile the Grandaddy of Rock and Roll gives his version of how it all began to Richard Walmsley
The sun rises on computer music, or so says Tony Mills
A fly on the wall account of a mega-group amidst a mega-tour. Michael Smolen does the buzzing
Their trials and tribulations.
American from Japan and its guitar counterpart reviewed by Dave Burrluck
A new range gets a polish from Jimbo's moustache
Paul Francis drops his H/Hs
A pad that can be played with feeling takes a few blows from the hand of Henrit
The ultimate compromise and the way forward for drummers reviewed by Bob Henrit
Wodger's latest offering takes the Paul Fishman test
From Bowie to Kaja - Ken Scott's story on 106... Man and Microcomposer go Home Taping on 110... well-crafted Soundcraft desk reviewed soundly on 114... Studio Of The Month gets the facts on the Beat Factory on 117... Thompson Twins' King For A Day is Track Record for a month on 118... but before all that, all this...
The baton passes to Richard 'Luke' Walmsley and the beat goes on
Ken Scott muses on his journey from Bowie to Kajagoogoo. Chas de Whalley listens attentively
Richard Walmsley reports on an operation to smash the majors... and all other persons of rank?
Jim Betteridge enthuses, or could it really be John Bull
The Beat Factory
Curtis Schwartz checks out production in the Beat Factory
Bailey and Betteridge get together for a banter
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