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International Musician & Recording World - December 1986

Editorial
Editorial

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'Eeeeeowowwooaaargh-screetch!' — The letters page for the hard of hearing

Buzz
News

The gossip that's hot from the team that's not

Sweet Dole Music
Interview

UB40

In the same job for seven years and Sax man Brian Travis is still employed playing that sweet dole music for the DHSS's longest-running success story. Marking his card: Paul Trynka

Just Seventeen
Interview

Heaven 17

From penthouse to pavement and back again, Heaven 17 have seen pop finance from both sides. Will their latest album, Pleasure 1, put them back in the black? Tony Reed opens the account...

Hip Hop
Feature

... Don't stop! The beat on the street has never been so neat. Rappers in the charts, dancing on the streets — and our man Nick Smash with the way it all began

Hellraisers
Interview

Run DMC

They're the biggest, they're the baddest. They're the most successful Hip Hop act in history. Garfield raises hell with Run an' da boyz...

PA Column
Feature

Run DMC

You can Run, but you can't hide — They're back again, Run DMC live at Hammersmith. Old Fogey Jim Betteridge covers his ears

Storm The Barricades
Interview

Spandau Ballet

Working again after two years of legal trench-warfare, The Spands talk about their comeback album, the defiantly-titled Through The Barricades. Observation post: Chris Maillard

Risky Business
Feature

Third party, fire and theft, mad fans and crashed vans... Phil Walsh looks into insurance for musicians

The Musical Micro
Feature

'A Wandering Mistrel, I...'

Tony 'Chips With Everything' Mills, back with more software for the increasingly popular Atari 520ST

Ballad Of A Thin Man
Interview

Richard Thompson

From Spandaus to Thompsons — and Richard is gunning for something more than cult recognition of his massively influential guitar style with a new album, Daring Adventures. Moving target: Paul Trynka

Workbench
Feature

Modifying The Midiverb

Phil 'D.I.Y., Cap'n, but the engines canna take it' Walsh with a mod to turn your Midiverb into a great live tool

Back Biting
Interview

It Bites

It Bites do you know; great big bleeding chunks out of other musicians, the singles market, the music press... Paul Henderson chances his arm

Yamaha FB01
Review

ExpanderCheck

It's FM, it's got mono-mode, it's cheap(ish), and it's wonderful. Martin Moody relates to Yamaha's new MIDI expander

The Best Of British
Review

Guitar Weekend - GuitarCheck Special

Six pages of mini-reviews — and every one a British beauty. Dave Burrluck reports on the London Barbican's second annual Guitar Weekend

Boss Dr Pad Drum Pads
Review

DrumCheck

Giving a whole new meaning to the phrase 'beat box'... Tony Reed tries Roland's sound six-pack

Dean Markley CD60 Combo
Review

AmpCheck

Sun, sea and sand-coloured sophistication... beach-bum Paul Trynka warms to Dean's latest valve amp

Istanbul Cymbals
Review

CymbalCheck

Bob Henrit tries out some Turkish delights

Roland S10
Review

Samplercheck

Tony Mills samples Roland's first entry into serious user-n..n..nineteen-ing

Dimarzio Shock Wave Pickups
Review

AccessoryCheck

Dave Burrluck's Strat gets active

Gallien Krueger 250ML
Review

AmpCheck

Bill Martin finds that, sometimes, big surprises can come in small packages

Arion DDS1 & 4 DDL/Samplers
Review

EffectsCheck

Paul Trynka puts his foot down on a pair of interesting pedals

Sonor Performer Plus Kit
Review

DrumCheck

Bob H bounces back, with a lacquered-finish kit that costs less than you'd think

Article Group:
Recording World

A roundup of this month's Recording World section

Studio Diary
Feature

The good Fairy Trynkabell trips off to a Fantasyland where money doesn't matter, talent rarely counts, and you can't move for Robber Barons and Wicked Queens. Yes folks, it's the Diary. (Boo! Hiss!)

The Producers
Interview

Terry Britten

The man who made AOR respectable? Terry Britten confesses all to Chas de Whalley

Track Record: Rain or Shine
Feature

Five Star

Romford's finest get the Jim Betteridge treatment. The soul heart of Rain Or Shine laid bare!

Roland DEP-5 Multi Effects Processor
Review

Studio Test

An effective answer to Yamaha's SPX90? Jim Betteridge seems to think so

Ibanez SDR1000 Digital Reverb/Delay
Review

Studio Test

...And comes back again to cast judgement on a machine which carries a hefty price tag for a good reason...

Studio of the Month
Feature

Addis Ababa

You don't have to go to Ethiopia to reach Addis Ababa, as Pete Gleadall discovers

News
News

...And finally

Article Group:
PortaStudioMania

Oldest to Newest A to Z

Everything you wanted to know about four-track cassette-based systems but were afraid to ask. Includes reviews of all current and discontinued models.

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

 

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