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Making Music - December 1986

Editorial
Editorial

Mega Smoke
News

Goes Chrimbo Crazy

A special seasonal waft of your favourite news and gossip column, this time drifting through the whole magazine and including mini-interviews with the likes of China Crisis and jokes from the likes of us. The fun starts here.

Book Look
Review

PA-Speak
Feature

Become fluent in the parlance of those who would hire/sell you gigloudening equipment.

This article has no OCR bodytext.Letters/PPP
Feedback

All the stuff that comes tumbling out of your postman pat and winnie-the-pooh envelopes.

Chord of the Month
Feature

Guitar

Christmas Dumb Chums
Feature

A full-page seasonal mix of the cartoon group who aim to have you a-chortling among the leads so clean.

Skill Centre: Mark Brzezicki
Feature

Mark Brzezicki Drums On Nik Kershaw's 'LABATYD' | Mark Brzezicki, Nik Kershaw

Mr B shows how to play the drums on Nik Kershaw's 'Life's A Bitch And Then You Die'.

In Like McGuinn
Interview

Roger McGuinn

The ex-Byrd who invented the jingle jangle 12-string sound natters on the jingle jangle 12-string sound.

Synth Sense
Feature

Just what happens when a group of keyboardists get together to improve their improvisation chops?

But What Does A Producer Do Exactly?
Feature

Very fair question. A few of the many answers are printed in clear type on page 18. Get down.

Technically Speaking
Feedback

This is brilliant — a program that'll generate random patches for the DX21. Well weird!

Guitar Guru
Feature

Bits of old wood with rusty chrome and split plastic bits are analysed by our resident expert.

Status Quo
Interview

Status Quo

"The most sensible interview I've every done," says Rick Parfitt, talking about musical success.

Success And The Musician
Feature

Will you be successful? A questionnaire probes the likelihood, a Status Quo interview presents the reality, and we conclude yes (you might be).

Sessioneers Part 2
Feature

Sessionmen Special

Part two of studiotime, with bassist Paul Westwood and guitarist Tim Renwick.

A Chorus Line-Up
Feature

Which Chorus?

Come with us now as we check out more than 20 different chorus boxes and tell you which is best.

Drum Hum
Feature

A drum is a drum is a drum — so why shouldn't a drum kit player turn to other percussion...

Do The Conga
Feature

...of which the most fashionable right now must surely be the conga. Here we present facts, not fashion.

Delaying Tactics
Feature

There now follows a short delay-ay, a middle-sized delay-lay-ay, and a long delay-elay-lay-ay-y.

Nails And Their Nature
Feature

Get broken very easily, especially when you throw guitar strings at them. Make them hard with Making Music.

Swindon Recorder
Interview

XTC

Exclusive interview with all three ecstatic persons, who chat amiably about office fave "Skylarking".

A-Z of British Guitar Craftsmen Part 2
Feature

Part two of our countrywide survey of all the Best in Brit luthiery — Manson to Zemaitis.

Chord of the Month
Feature

Keyboards

This article has no OCR bodytext.Demology
Music Review

This is the place we review your demos, review your demos, review your demos, this is the place

Calendar
Feature

Happy Axemas from (Santa) Paul Day and his horrible Crucianelli guitars (pic Garth Blore).

This article has no OCR bodytext.Albums
Music Review

New and interesting vinyl, tape and compact discery from Pretenders, Frankie, Cameo...

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

Special end-of-year summary of the instruments and gear that made most appearances in the Bible.

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

 

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