|Making Music - September 1986|
"...comes back from Hammersmith."
What we saw at the big fair, including famous gear and famous people.
The BMF Goes Up In...
Read today the Bob Dylan story a friend will tell you in the pub next week.
Your questions, our answers, someone's dog.
You Never Knew About Eric Clapton | Eric Clapton
The man who put the rock into Gibraltar (no 'roll', numbskull, into 'roll').
Dave Stewart Does "The Locomotion" | Dave Stewart
How to do "The Locomotion" in eight million keyboard chords.
The Icicle Works
The new album, and the bits what made it.
Concluding lump of our introduction to blowy things and horn sections.
In depth question and answer session on the musician's worst nightmare.
What it cn d fr th horn recordist (note clever typing trick).
How to cunningly arrange those three chord tricks we taught you.
Aria Straycat bass / Westone Pantera bass
We talk to the man who produced himself, and find out who won.
What the knobs mean on the average desk, and which ones kill.
Producer John Walters discusses how those noughts and ones will affect us musiciany beings.
Thirteenths and onwards. Intervals? We gorrem flat. We gorrem sharp.
shrugs and knock 'n' knowall | Saxon
Wrenched from video filming (with a ballerina no less) and quizzed on gear and blushes.
More than delicately wrought slivers of hand tooled timber, they are the drummer's er, thing.
First DIY steps to a MIDI sync box for your portastudio.
We play A&R bastard with your fine demo tapes.
Making Music's perfect dealer speaks (grunts, actually).
A very odd thing with long horns (no, not a bison).
More patches for your CZ-101 and Korg DW8000. Whizzzz, phoiinng (approximation).
How to get sessions, or at least lie awake at night worrying about them.
Sigue Sigue Sputnik, and some musicians as well.
The country's top 40 bits of gear with our usual incisive mini-reviews.