|Sound On Sound - August 1990|
More news, views, and a dash of hot gossip!
Our colourful round-up of whats new in hi-tech music and recording.
Art Multiverb III & SGE Mach II
Art seem to update their range of multi-effects processors faster than everyone else. Dave Lockwood checks out two of their very latest incarnations.
Man Versus Machine
Part 2: Famed keyboardist Dave Stewart continues his monthly column, designed to get you thinking about your music.
Evolution Synthesis EVS1 Sound Expander
This British designed multitimbral synth expander offers several types of synthesis, free Atari ST editing software, built-in drum sounds, and a low price. Paul Ireson lends an eager ear.
The Summer NAMM show may be losing some of its importance in the world arena but it didn't stop manufacturers from launching new products. Craig Anderton was there to check them out.
Fostex’s new 454 mixer is aimed fairly and squarely at the recording user, with features that make it an ideal companion to most 4 or 8-track recorders. Paul Ireson explains why.
With Sampling Keyboards
Vocal line out of tune? Lead guitarist fluffed his solo again? Craig Anderton reveals some ways of using a sampler to fix these, and other problems, in the mix.
Recording Studio Manager
David Mellor looks at a low-cost suite of Atari-based software applications to make your studio run more smoothly and more profitably.
Korg's new Wavestation is a direct descendant of Sequential's long-gone vs synthesizer, but as Paul Ireson discovers, it has plenty of new tricks up its sleeve to complement the old ones.
Part 1: Martin Russ sets off on a wild and wacky expedition through the MIDI Programming Jungle.
Part 9: The human voice is the most difficult instrument to record, bar none. David Mellor offers some practical guidance.
Martin Russ reflects on a cult phenomenon: Kawai’s K5 additive synthesizer.
Hints, Tips & News From The World Of Music Software
More hints and tips from the world of music software.
Manual Madness Roland Reply
Gary Checora of Roland Japan puts forward his views on the state of equipment manuals.