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International Musician & Recording World - March 1986

Editorial
Editorial

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You speak: we listen

Buzz
News

Despatches from the music wars — people, products, and piffle.

Shades Of Green On Red
Interview

Green On Red

Chris Maillard chews the cud with the up and coming C&W—crossover cowpunchers.

Workbench
Feature

Impedance. What is it?!

This month, Phil 'I've been there lovey' Walsh discusses impedance — a distressing personal complaint often faced by musicians. Next month — curly leads, and what you can do about it: a Doctor writes.

Beatroute
Feature

Sting

Paul Henderson on the solo Sting's latest thing — a six-piece Jazz band.

The Rhythm Method
Feature

Beat Box Hits

Or, the much-maligned art of drum machine programming. Tony Reed talks to the experts, and Richard Walmsley dissects some classic tracks.

PA Column
Feature

AC/DC

Jim Betteridge lets his hair down, and gets down with the Deaf-Defying ones.

The Musical Micro
Feature

Additions To Traditions

Tony Mills rips the lid off the latest in the land of the electrode; updates for Yamaha's CX5M, Greengate's DS:3, and the ever-popular Speccy.

The Zillion Dollar Men
Interview

ABC

Will the new-look ABC find success as easy as 1-2-3? Or will their latest Lexicon of Love lose something in the translation? Philip Bashe finds out.

Strings & The Art Of Arranging
Feature

A string arrangement can make or break a song — Ian Gardiner digs up a few basic rules for right-on arranging.

Nik Picking
Interview

Nik Kershaw

Golden boy of the teeny bop scene a closet guitar hero? It's true, all true. Muso musings captured for posterity by Dave Burrluck and Susan Rookledge.

Feelers On The Dealers
Feature

The Keyboard Shop

Billy Punter beats around the bush — Shepherds Bush's Keyboard Shop, to be precise.

Manson Six-String
Review

GuitarCheck

Dave Burrluck flies the flag with a close look at the British-made Manson guitar...

Manson Kestrel Bass
Review

BassCheck

Dave Burrluck back again with Manson's other new baby, the KahlerTrem-equipped Kestrel.

Zildjian Z Range
Review

CymbalCheck

Bob Henrit tries out one of Zildjian's most visually impressive ranges yet—and finds that they sound good too.

Alligator Ebony A60 & A175 Combos
Review

AmpCheck

Martin Brassel on the units in Alligator's move up-market.

Yamaha VSS-100 Sampling Synth
Review

SynthCheck

A sampling synth for less than £180? Jim Betteridge stands back in amazement.

Premier Black Shadow
Review

DrumCheck

Bob Henrit takes a second look at one of Premiers prettiest and most impressive kits.

Kawai EP705M Electric Piano
Review

KeyboardCheck

Will Richard Walmsley warm to Kawai's MIDI-equipped upright electric? Read on ...

JHS Encore EG50
Review

GuitarCheck

Busy Dave Burrluck, back again to bend a string or two on the new JHS. Encore!

Roland Alpha Juno-2
Review

SynthCheck

Big brother of the Alpha Juno-1, Roland's latest addition to the new-look analogue Juno range has its ivories tickled by the estimable Jim Betteridge.

Article Group:
Recording World

Producer Nick Tauber tells tales on page 108... Boss Micro Rack fax on page 111... The Pet Shop's backroom boys go through the track on page 114... HomeTaping takes the wrong way round on page 118... but meanwhile let's get trivial, trivial.

Studio Diary
Feature

Who's in, who's out, where, why, and what. What?

The Producers
Interview

Nick Tauber

Chas de Whalley chinwagging with the man behind some of the best tracks by Toyah, Marillion, and Thin Lizzy — Nick Tauber

Boss Micro Rack Additions
Review

Studio Test

RPQ-10 PREAMP/EQ, RSD-10 DIGITAL SAMPLER/DELAY Two hot new additions to the home-effects range. Tony Reed reports

Track Record: West End Girls
Feature

Stephen Hague, Pet Shop Boys

Jim Betteridge meets Steven Hague: neither is vague

Studio Of The Month
Feature

Studio 99

Richard Walmsley takes a ferry across the Thames to this Woolwich based eight-track facility.

Home Taping
Feature

Is Skill In Music

Old tech, hi tech and silly hats. Richard Walmsley, our man in the sensible shoes, Walmsley investigates.

News
News

Including a special Yamaha news update.

Article Group:
Roland Newslink - Spring 86

Link Lines
Editorial

Meet The Band
Show Report

Frankfurt Products
News

New lines launched at Frankfurt

The Remix Master
Interview

Paul Hardcastle

The re-mix master at work

Drum Role
Feature

An application guide to Roland electronic percussion

Electronic Percussion set-ups

The Tapeless Recording Studio
Feature

Making tracks with MIDI

FX Facts
Feature

Adrian Legge on pedal power

Computer Music
Feature

The Next Generation

A new generation from Roland

Feedback
Feedback

Alan Townsend has all the answers

International Musician & Recording World - Copyright: Cover Publications Ltd, Northern & Shell Ltd.

 

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