|Sound On Sound - February 1989|
More thrill-packed pages of news, views, and juicy hot gossip!
Shape of Things to Come
Three jam-packed pages of hot new products.
A Practical FM Editing Solution?
Martin Russ explores the merits of Desk Accessory programs with a look at this Atari-based 'pop-up' DX editor from Pandora Technology.
Steinberg 'Twelve' MIDI Recorder
Steinberg have divided Pro24 roughly in half and have arrived at what may well turn out to be the best answer for many people starting out, namely a 'new' low-priced 12-track sequencer called Twelve. David Pickering Pick investigates.
Roland R8 Rhythm Composer
Paul Ireson beats a path to the door of Roland's new flagship drumbox and finds a groovy kind of love.
Hybrid Arts ADAP1 Soundrack
Why buy a sampler when you already have one? If you own an Atari ST then you possess one of the major components of any sampling instrument - the memory. With the ADAP1 Soundrack software and processing units your ST can be transformed into a MIDI sampler and powerful post-production tool. David Mellor reports.
David Mellor reviews this SMPTE/EBU timecode unit dedicated to C-Lab's Creator and Notator sequencing and scorewriting software for the Atari.
MIDI Futures at the BBC
The unique demands on the BBC Radiophonic Workshop have placed it in the forefront of developments in high technology music. Their latest development- a new style of MIDI suite - is an innovation not only in terms of the technology that's employed, but also in the geography’ of the working environment. Richard Elen takes an exclusive first look at the new studio.
Eno: Thoughts, Words, Music and Art - Part 2
Part 2: Mark Prendergast continues his in-depth look at the formation of Eno’s new record company, Land Records, and the use of electronics in his music.
Kawai Q80 Sequencer
Kawai's first ever dedicated MIDI sequencer may have to fight hard to make its mark in an already overcrowded market, but it has one major advantage over the competition - its price! Julian Colbeck reports.
Paul Ireson goes in search of paradise and finds it in the newly renamed and refitted Southlands Studio in Chiswick, London.
How to Set Up a Home Studio - Part 3
Soldering Techniques & Wiring Looms
Part 3: If you are a home studio builder, then sooner or later you are going to have to solder. And unless you like tangled cables, you will need to be able to make up your own wiring looms. David Mellor offers a man-in-the-street’s guide to simple and reliable wiring techniques.
Paul Ireson converses with 50% of Switzerland’s most exciting export since milk chocolate - Dieter Meier of Yello.
More hints, tips and update news from the world of music software.
Countdown To The Music Network
Deputy Editor Paul Gilby reveals what this magazine will be doing on The Music Network - Europe’s brand new computer communications system for musicians and the music industry. Read all about it!