|Sound On Sound - June 1991|
Your chance to catch up on whats happening in the whacky world of hi-tech music and recording.
Yet another selection of recently announced new products to whet your appetite!
Ensoniq SD1 Music Production Synthesizer
The SD1 is the new flagship of Ensoniq's synthesizer/workstation range. Paul Ireson feels the quality.
In Praise Of Learning
Part 12. Dave Stewart wraps up his music seminar with a look at chords and scales, and why you need to know them.
Bomb the Bass
Into the future with RSS, and looking back to programming 'Say A Little Prayer', Bomb The Bass talk technical to Mike Collins.
Atari ST & Commodore Amiga
Part 2. Concluding our look at the relative merits of the big four music computers, Martin Russ puts the case for the Atari ST and its variants, and Paul Overaa explains why his heart belongs to the Commodore Amiga.
Gajits' popular Atari ST sequencer one has now arrived on the Commodore Amiga Paul Overaa takes a look.
The Ghost of Japan? | Rain Tree Crow
The members of Japan have come together once more, as Rain Tree Crow, after a 9-year hiatus. Nigel Humberstone talks to David Sylvian, Steve Jansen and Richard Barbieri about the biggest reunification since Germany.
Even the biggest sample library never seems to have quite enough drum sounds. The solution? Roll your own. Craig Anderton passes on some hot hints and tips on how to get the best possible drum sounds out of your sampler.
This new 24-input desk has an in-line tape monitor section doubling as additional line inputs and the benefit of MIDI muting. Dave Lockwood sounds it out.
The Feel Factor
Martin Russ rydes with the rhythm as he explores Yamaha's latest percussive product.
...On A Shoestring Budget
Having a problem getting your music listened to by film production companies? Paul D. Lehrman tells the tale of how he put together a showreel of his music without it costing him the earth.
MIDI Guitar Controller
Dave Lockwood gets down to some serious MIDI guitar histrionics...
The complete guide to over five years of articles in Sound On Sound.
Hints, Tips & News From The World Of Music Software
More hints and tips from the software manufacturers themselves. This month: C-Lab & Steinberg.
Confessions Of A Home Recordist
Confessions of a home recordist. Stephen Bennett on the delights and dangers of bedroom recording.