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Making Music - February 1987

Editorial
Editorial

News
News

And what news there is. A special preview on the Frankfurt fair, lifting the veil on 1987's most important gear.

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Feedback

All the things we said you said.

Smoke
News

The Dumb Chums
Feature

Elton John's throat transplant, according to medically insane sources.

Know Your Contract
Feature

Recording Contracts

We ask a leading music lawyer what bands should know before signing.

Tokai Move
Feature

Business

Rehearsal Speak
Feature

Say what you mean...

Famous Neighbours
Feature

What is the most talented city in the land? See our map of pop topography.

Under Covers
Feature

Cover Versions

Why do them, how do them, when do them.

Alesis Microverb
Feature

digital reverb

Aural Examination
Feature

Aural Exciters

Strange devices that MAKE YOU pay attention.

Classical Style Part 1
Feature

Rock musicians have it tough, eh? But how hard is the life of a classical player?

Sessionmen Special
Feature

The last of our backroom boys. Say bye-bye with guitarist Mitch Dalton.

Guitar Guru
Feature

More of your unfeasibly weird secondhand bargains valued and judged by Paul Day.

Chord of the Month
Feature

Keyboard

The Value of Valves Part 2
Feature

Replacements, recommendations and quality.

Summers' Coming
Interview

Andy Summers

A new band, a new album, and a new year. Planning ahead with the Police behind you.

Fairlight & Fair Does
Feature

What do one of London's top studios do with a computer room?

Moving Up To Eight Track
Feature

The problems and pleasures of home studio upgrading.

Bass Out Of Time
Feature

Bass Slate

The life history of the bass guitar.

Synth Sense
Feature

Animbling we will go (old English for left hand exercises, synth fans).

Chord of the Month
Feature

Guitar

Style Console
Interview

The Style Council

Caught during their London rehearsals, keyboard-playing half Mike Talbot stands up for his organ.

Scam From NAMM
Show Report

Highlights from America's West Coast instrument expo. Hot scoops.

Drum Hum
Feature

Continuing his theme of co..er..like..ordination, Geoff Nicholls gets rhythmic.

Technically Speaking
Feature

Andy Honeybone has a tape dump. But we forgive him.

Useless
Feature

Instruments that never made it.

Wood Of The Month
Feature

New series - a dictionary of timber, beginning with R. (We lie, it's A.)

Calendar
Feature

A 1963 Framus Melodie 9-string. That's right. Pic by Garth Blore.

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Music Review

Psychedelic Furs, Bobby McFerrin, and a CD roundup.

This article has no OCR bodytext.Demology
Music Review

More of your fabulous and not so fabulous tapes shoved through the grinder.

This article has no OCR bodytext.Buyers' Bible
Feature

Those very vital instrument and gear charts, with mini reviews and spec.

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

 

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