Music Technology - November 1991
If Led Zeppelin were active today, they'd be forgiven for recording 'The Songs All Remain The Same'. Tim Goodyer looks at technology and the singer.
Information Technology they call it; it deals with everything from the weather to the payroll. Meet Music (Information) Technology, MT's monthly roundup of news and events in hi-tech music.
As one reader's plea for Moog spares is answered, another cry for help is received from Down Linder - "Where's Warren?". This and more in this month's readers' writes.
Leaving convenient music labels behind, Nigel Lord approaches his beatbox in a fresh way in this month's drum programming column. Off the Beaten track?
Atari ST Software
Few players get the best out of their synths these days without the help of a software editor. Gordon Reid boots up his ST and goes to work on his Kawai K4.
In the desert of new age there are oases of music. Scott Wilkinson talks to an American guitarist with a story to tell and the technology to tell it.
MIDI has been slowly creeping into mixing desks for some time now, but this American mixer goes all the way. Vic Leonard mixes with MIDI.
Valhala International Gold Cards D131 & D132 for the Roland D110
If you're a Roland D110 user and you're looking for fresh inspiration from your synth, you could try Valhala's D110 voice cards. Gordon Reid practices his card tricks.
Keyboard to Guitar Chord Converter
Latest in Oberheim's Perf/X series is a unit designed to bridge the gap between keyboard and guitar. Simon Trask perfects his Jimi Hendrix impression.
Putting Heaven 17 in the past, Martyn Ware has masterminded a definitive meeting of classic singers, classic soul songs and state-of-the-art technology. Tim Goodyer listens to Words of Quality and Distinction.
The problem with building the most popular keyboard in years is having to follow it. Simon Trask test drives the successor to the Korg M1 and likes what he finds.
Hard Disk Recording System
Direct-to-disk digital recording comes of age on the Atari ST computer. Vic Lennard checks out the system which may change your life.
One persistent area of hi-tech confusion surrounds multitimbrality. Vic Lennard explains what it is, what it's for and what's wrong with it.