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Making Music - November 1986

Editorial
Editorial

Fripp City
News

Robert Fripp

15 Things
Feature

You Never Knew About David Bowie | David Bowie

This article has no OCR bodytext.Readers' Poll
Feedback

The first Making Music poll: vote now for your musicianly faves and hates of 1986.

The News
News

Tonight the hot instrumental news is read by someone with a megaphone. Strange.

Chord of the Month
Feature

Keyboards

This article has no OCR bodytext.Letters/PPP
Feedback

Arguments, frank exchanges of views, outrageous commentary — and all written by clever old you.

The Dumb Chums
Feature

The fabulous cartoon group appear exclusively in Making Music. Prepare your laughing gear.

Smoke
News

The sort of thing you'll turn to first: lies, gossip, tittle-tattle, rumours, humous...

Cray-ing
Interview

Robert Cray

Much-noticed blues guitarist suggests playing solos on front pickup shock.

Program Notes
Feature

Make wacky new sounds for your synthesiser with our clear patch diagrams. S'easy.

Skill Centre: Pino Palladino
Feature

Pino Palladino Gives Us His "Wherever..." Bassline | Pino Palladino

Fretless Pino shows you how to play the bassline to Paul Young's 'Wherever I Lay My Hat'.

Drum Hum
Feature

What makes great drummers great when they all use the same currency, the Beat?

What It All Means
Feature

Music

This month the Wiggly marks and funny numbers of musical notation are explained proper, like.

Getting The Most From A 4-Track
Feature

Better Recording

An A-Z of stuff that'll help you to get better sounds

Session Men Say Go Part 1
Feature

Sessionmen Special

Studio time with bassist Mo Foster, drummer Tom Nichol and keyboardist Danny Shogger.

How Many Watts?
Feature

To fill a room. Well, it depends. To find out just what, use those fingers (on those pages).

Gates
Feature

What's A Gate?

A gadget that only lets certain sounds through — geddit? Deeper analysis on page 20.

Chord of the Month
Feature

Guitar

This article has no OCR bodytext.Demology
Music Review

Your tapes assessed by the Making Music A&R department. Some we sign, some we don't.

Furs Told
Interview

Psychedelic Furs

Singist Richard Butler tells how a vocalist's attitude can affect the rest of the group.

Pacific Specifics
Interview

OMD

Two of the group write, the rest play, and they end up with "The Pacific Age" LP.

Songs & Basslines
Feature

D'you find that the basslines you put on your new songs are unadventurous? Here's some inspiration.

Technically Speaking
Feature

A program to convert aftertouch data from a KX5 into controller data for a DX21, Crikey!

Guitar Guru
Feature

Oldies identified: Epiphone, Ibanez, Fender, Eros, Radiotone, Hofner, Rickenbacker, Excetro and Fasan.

Synth Sense
Feature

Improvisation. You know, making it up, off the top of your head. Of course you can do it.

Doctor Mains
Feature

Breakdowns...

...and how to avoid them. Or at least, how to tell what's gone wrong, quickly.

Light Show
Feature

Thompson Treatment
Interview

Richard Thompson

Weird tales from ace guitarist's LP sessions; shawms, theremins, and a silver band.

Roland Digital Doctors
Review

Boss DR220A and 220E Drum Machines

A-Z of British Guitar Craftsmen Part 1
Feature

A guide to who they are, where they are, and what they do. Your first step to a handmade guitar.

Private Skives
Feature

We heard this funny story on the way to the studio/ rehearsal/gig/mortuary. Here it is.

November Calendar
Feature

Paul Day's unique Strat with a cold-cast bronze body. It's hideous! And Garth Blore photographed it.

This article has no OCR bodytext.Albums
Music Review

New stuff from Nik Kershaw, XTC, plus the Making Music playlist.

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

Britain's only instrument and gear charts, complete with mini-reviews and spec.

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

 

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