Sound On Sound - March 1991
More news, views and fairly juicy hot gossip on what's going down in the hi-tech music industry.
Paul Wiffen braved the sun, surf and sand of California to bring you the latest highlights of forthcoming hi-tech products shown at NAMM '91.
News of Roland's brand new megasynth, yamaha's latest effects processors, and more — all in glorious colour.
Yamaha's family of synths and expanders has a new member: a module counterpart to the SY22 keyboard. Nigel Humberstone celebrates the happy event.
Part 9: Shadowland. More inside info on the compositional structures Dave adopted on this track.
Does every silver lining have a cloud? Martin Russ looks beyond the 'low prices' at a few facts for potential buyers of the new Apple Macintosh computers.
Since the members of Ultravox went their separate ways, Billy Currie's solo career has taken him from band leader, through studio owner, to record label boss for the release of his second solo album. Interview by Mark Jenkins.
Can't quite stretch your budget to a 688 MIDIStudio? Richard Aaron checks out Tascam's appealingly priced new 8-track portastudio.
Samplecell is a top-quality RAM sample playback card for the Macintosh II, and the latest addition to Digidesign's impressive range of digital audio hardware and software. Paul D. Lehrman enthuses.
Lync Remote Keyboard Controller
Julian Colbeck looks at one of a rare breed — the Lync LN1000 strap-on remote controller keyboard.
SSSH... From You Know Who
Following last month's review of the Tascam MSR24S, Dave Lockwood turns his attention to Fostex's new one-inch 24-track with Dolby S: The G24S.
The Studio In A Box?
A studio in a box? Martin Russ looks at Roland's latest entry in the ongoing competition to fit the most functionality in the smallest box...
With on-board midi mute automation, six auxiliaries, 16 inputs and 16 monitors, Allen & Heath's new pint-sized Saber looks set to emulate the success of its larger brethren. Dave Lockwood checks it out.
A Musical Luminary | Bill Nelson
Bill Nelson remains largely unheard of by the record-buying public, yet his influence on modern musicians has been considerable. Nigel Humberstone visits him at his home studio in Yorkshire.
Brian Heywood evaluates the latest update to Voyetra's powerful PC-based sequencing program.
The Mix (2)
Part 16: The mix (2). David Mellor goes still further in pursuit of the elusive perfect mix.
Enter this fabulous competition and you could be the proud owner of a C-lab Notator for the Atari ST or Mark of the Unicorn Performer sequencer for the Mac — the choice is yours!
Hints, Tips & News From The World Of Music Software
More software hints and tips from C-Lab and Steinberg.
The MRA: A Manifesto
SOS reader Paul Jacques decides he's had enough of candyfloss dross music and reveals his solution — the musician's revolutionary army.