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Making Music - April 1986

Editorial
Editorial

Hello
Editorial

Welcome to your new free musicians' magazine: what's in it for you?

The News
News

Cheap guitars, new samplers, drum machines, synths and more - plus free details if you want them

Smoke: The Gossip Column
News

All the snippety little secret bits of musicians' gossip that no-one else would print

This article has no OCR bodytext.Letters
Feedback

The page where you write to us, whether you've got a problem with your gear, or an opinion to air

The Dumb Chums
Feature

Introducing our cartoon group whose sole intention is to make you laugh (and get a record deal)

Skill Centre: Marillion
Feature

Marillion's Steve Rothery plays Kayleigh | Marillion

Guitarist Steve Rothery shows you how to play 'Kayleigh' in words and pictures

Yamaha SPX90
Review

Multi-Effects Unit

Chord of the Month
Feature

Keyboards

Hard As Nils
Interview

Nils Lofgren

Tales of harmonic Strats as Nils plays with Bruce Springsteen, Neil Young, and even his own band

Practise That Keyboard
Feature

Keyboard Practising Hints

Practice round-up with keyboardists from Madness, Steel Pulse, Feargal Sharkey, Prefab Sprout and Tangerine Dream

Song for the Sideman
Feature

Touring With Nik Kershaw

Drummer Mark Price tells what it's really like to be up there on stage. Did anyone say terrifying?

Technically Speaking - Part 1
Feature

Getting started on a project to build a MIDI interface for a BBC micro and a DX21 synth

Synth Sense
Feature

Our beginners' synth column isn't just for tech types, but guitarists, drummers, even roadies too

Technics PX1
Review

digital grand

Sampled Grand Piano

Mark Of Distinction
Interview

Mark King

Mr Bassman, boom boom, thwack thwack, talks exclusively, dang dang, chacker chacker, to Making Music, thock thock, thwackadang

Roland TR505
Review

Drum Machine

Program Notes
Feature

Wild and wily new patches to try for your Casio CZ101, Yamaha DX7 and Roland Alpha Juno 1

Vibrato
Feature

All the things you never knew about putting flash wobbly bits into your guitar playing

Drum Hum
Feature

Our new series for drummers is for bashers and non-bashers alike: first, how to keep time

17 Things
Feature

You Never Knew About The Eurythmics | Eurythmics

Casio MT500
Review

PCM Keyboard

Synth With PCM Drum Pads

Vesta Fire MR10
Review

4 track cassette deck

4-Track Cassette Recorder

What It All Means
Feature

Recording

Where we sort out and explain carefully a set of technical terms: this month, recording gear

This article has no OCR bodytext.Demology
Music Review

Your demo tapes reviewed on the page the record company chaps check first

Simmons SDS1000
Review

Electronic Drum Kit

April Calendar
Feature

A rare Vox Teardrop in full colour, plus important dates to note. Nice enough to stick on your wall

This article has no OCR bodytext.Album Reviews
Music Review

New records from Eno, Depeche Mode, and Bill Nelson; plus influential tracks from the Byrds

Tokai Van Halen
Review

TST50 Six String

Electric Guitar

This article has no OCR bodytext.The Buyer's Bible
Feature

The first-ever Top Five charts for eight instrument categories, with mini-reviews of 40 items

Age Fright
Feature

Did you ever wish old people liked the same music as you? This will stop you.

Making Music - Copyright: Track Record Publishing Ltd, Nexus Media Ltd.

 

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