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Making Music - January 1987

Editorial
Editorial

Reader's Poll Results
Feedback

Who you (the readers) voted as best musician, and what you (still the readers) voted as best gear. We shake the world.

News
News

News, gossip, funny pictures, ink.

This article has no OCR bodytext.Letters/PPP
Feedback

Communications from the outside world, rows, agreements and advice.

Smoke
Feature

The Dumb Chums
Feature

If our lovable cartoon oafs wiped out the entire office last month, who's writing this...?

Torch Baring
Interview

William Orbit

Running your own studio, writing your own soundtracks and surviving someone else's Hollywood. William Orbit speaks.

BookLook
Review

Skill Centre
Feature

China Crisis Play 'Arizona Sky' | China Crisis

China Crisis get keyboardistic. Brian McNeill shows some chords.

Hard Times
Feature

7/4

There is life outside of 4/4. We dissect those funny times like five and seven and quarter past four on a Thursday.

Coping With Hair Loss The Pop Star Way
Feature

Brave Brave Baldies

Famous rock star people will go a long way to conceal their gleaming domes. These are the tricks, follicle fans.

Sessioneers
Feature

Sessionmen Special

Behind the scenes stuff with ace players Ian Lynn (keyboards) and Dave Mattacks (drums).

But What Does A Producer Do Exactly...???
Feature

Second part in our 'what do they do?' series. This month, what you do with the job.

Synth Sense
Feature

Got two hands haven't you? So what do you do with the left one?

Thunder Enlightening
Interview

The Fabulous Thunderbirds

You gotta crib to get better, so say Texan types Kim Wilson and Jimmie Vaughan

Chord of the Month
Feature

Keyboard

EQ
Feature

The varieties, the uses, the pros and the cons.

Double Dealing
Feature

Double Basses

Those large wooden things that are becoming surprisingly trend. How to cope.

Ultraboxes
Interview

Midge Ure

The wonderful guitars that made the wonderful Midge the wonderful guitarist. That he is.

Technically Speaking
Feedback

A perceptive reader enquires of the Beeb Micro if it can A to D. Andy Honeybone Pens to Paper.

Mikes And The Mechanics
Feature

Straight to the source, Jon Lewin quizzes Sennheiser technicians on what goes where.

Sampling A Vintage
Feature

The life story of the original sampling keyboard — the Mellotron.

Road Worthy
Feature

Can you cope with a life of motorways, transits and cafe grease? Roadside Rescuer Adrian Legg advises from grim experience.

The Value Of The Valve Part 1
Feature

Why the valve gave way to the transistor. And why some people still don't believe it.

Guitar Guru
Feedback

Another session in front of Maharishi Day and his all seeing wang bar.

Chord of the Month
Feature

Guitar

Drum Hum
Feature

Geoff Nicholls puts his two hands together, his head in between and thinks co-ordination.

Works Outing
Feature

Strange goings on at Recycled Goods plc.

January Calendar
Feature

This Harmony H77 from Paul Day's collection is the most expensive guitar they made — yours in 1967 for 95 guineas. Pic: Garth Blore.

This article has no OCR bodytext.Album Analysis
Music Review

Duran Duran, The Damned, Heaven 17 and a special interview with Frank Zappa.

This article has no OCR bodytext.Demology
Music Review

Your tapes spooled over by the Making Music A&R cretins.

This article has no OCR bodytext.Buyers' 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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