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Build a Wa/Anti-Wa Pedal

Feature | Topic: Electronics / Build | Polyphony, Apr 1976
Using the PAIA/DeARMOND Foot Pedal

Interfacing External Signals with the Gnome Micro-Synthesizer

Feature | Topic: Electronics / Build, Maintenance / Repair / Modification | Polyphony, Oct 1976
Guitar/Gnome Interface

Update Gnome / Guitar Interface

Feature | Polyphony, Jul 1977

How To Make An EGG Mod

Feature | Topic: Electronics / Build, Maintenance / Repair / Modification | Polyphony, Jul 1977

The Ultimate Blinky Light

Feature | Topic: Electronics / Build | Polyphony, Nov 1977
LED Wall Art - Visual Environment Machine

Dod Mod II: Chorus

Feature | Topic: Maintenance / Repair / Modification | Polyphony, Jan/Feb 1981

Editor’s Note

Editorial | Polyphony, Jan/Feb 1981

Build a Pulse Width Multiplier

Feature | Topic: Electronics / Build | Polyphony, Jan/Feb 1981

Editor's Note

Editorial | Polyphony, Jul/Aug 1981

Fix it in the Mix

Feature | Topic: Sampling | Sound On Sound, Jul 1987
With A Sampling Keyboard

Sampling keyboards offer far more creative scope for sound manipulation than most people give them credit for and they can be a real life-saver during studio mixdowns. Craig Anderton reveals some modern day production tips that will allow you to put your sampler to good use.

How Analogue Synthesizers Work

Feature | Topic: Synthesis & Sound Design | Sound On Sound, Dec 1987

They've been a mainstay of electronic music for over 20 years, they're less expensive than ever before, and they still make sounds the digital machines can't. Analogue synthesizers have been receiving some digital assistance of late, but at heart they're still analogue synthesizers - and if you want to make them perform magic, you need to speak their language. Craig Anderton is your interpreter...

Shopping For A Synth

Feature | Topic: Buyer's Guide | Sound On Sound, Jan 1988
Sometimes The Little Things Count

When shopping for a synthesizer, most people know to look for major features like the amount of patch storage, whether split and layered keyboard configurations are possible, and so on. But paying attention to features that make it easier to programme sounds is very important if you want to attain your maximum level of creativity. Craig Anderton offers guidance.

AES New York

Show Report | Sound On Sound, Jan 1988

New York was the setting for the 83rd Convention of the Audio Engineering Society, where audio manufacturers gathered to show off their new wares. Craig Anderton provides a rundown of the main highlights.

Customising Synth Patches

Feature | Topic: Synthesis & Sound Design | Sound On Sound, Feb 1988

Craig Anderton offers some valuable hints and tips to help liven up your synthesizer's factory presets.

Sampling Ensoniq

Feature | Topic: Design, Development & Manufacture | Sound On Sound, Feb 1988

Craig Anderton goes behind the scenes at Ensoniq's US headquarters to discover more about the company that made sampling technology truly affordable.

Ensoniq SQ-80

Review | Sound On Sound, Feb 1988
Cross Wave Synthesizer

The onboard 8-track sequencer and sampled waveforms of the ESQ-1 make it a hard act for any manufacturer to follow. So what further features does Ensoniq's new SQ-80 synthesizer have that could possibly outshine its stablemate? Craig Anderton explores...

Ensoniq Performance Sampler

Review | Sound On Sound, Feb 1988

The ability to load new samples whilst playing is only one of many performance-related features which make the 20-voice EPS stand out from the current crowd of sampling keyboards. Craig Anderton reveals the others...

Digital Audio Workstations

Feature | Topic: Digital Audio Workstations | Sound On Sound, Apr 1988

The coming of age of the Digital Audio Workstation has implications that go far beyond being simply another item of interest to electronic musicians. Craig Anderton brings us up to date on what’s happening at the top-end of the professional recording world and how it will affect us mere mortals.

Prosonus CD Sound Library

Review | Sound On Sound, Jul 1988

Searching for new samples? Craig Anderton lends an ear to three discs from this new American CD sound library.

40 Sequencer Essentials

Feature | Topic: Sequencing | Sound On Sound, Aug 1988

In this lengthy article, Craig Anderton explains all the features found on sequencers, from the simple to the esoteric. It is intended for those who are trying to make an intelligent purchasing decision about a sequencer and don't fully understand all the options that are available.

Integrating MIDI & The Studio

Feature | Topic: MIDI | Sound On Sound, Sep 1988

MIDI has revolutionised the way we make and record music. But it has developed at such an incredible pace that it is easy to lose sight of MIDI's many benefits. In this lengthy article, Craig Anderton provides a lucid explanation of how you can make MIDI work for you - whether you have a small home studio set-up or a full-blown professional system.

Making Quantisation Work For You

Feature | Topic: Sequencing | Sound On Sound, Nov 1988

Used effectively, quantisation can do much more for your sequenced music than simply cleaning up a sloppy playing technique. Craig Anderton supplies some helpful guidelines...

Using the Alesis HR16 as an Expander

Feature | Topic: Drum Programming | Sound On Sound, Nov 1988

Sure, it's a drum machine - but the HR16 also makes a great drum expander module if you know a few crucial tricks about applying it. Craig Anderton explains all.

How To Create More Expressive Drum Machine Parts

Feature | Topic: Drum Programming | Sound On Sound, Jan 1989

Craig Anderton explains how you can add some 'humanity' to your drum machine patterns.

Using Your Sequencer As A MIDI System Analyser

Feature | Topic: MIDI, Sequencing | Sound On Sound, Jan 1989

Craig Anderton reveals how you can use your sequencer as a MIDI system analyser.



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