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Music - Part 1

Feature Series | Topic: Music Theory | Sound International, May 1978
Introducing "The Dots"

From the top is our man at the dots, Dave Stewart.

Music - Part 2

Feature Series | Topic: Music Theory | Sound International, Jun 1978
Introducing "The Dots"

Dave Stewart matches the dots to frets, keys and the like.

Music - Part 3

Feature Series | Topic: Music Theory | Sound International, Aug 1978
Introducing The Dots...

Is 4 getting you down? Dave Stewart puts rhythm in easy lingo.

Music - Part 4

Feature Series | Topic: Music Theory | Sound International, Sep 1978
Introducing The Dots...

Wanna know about music with no ties? Sorry - Dave Stewart talks of tied notes.

Music - Part 5

Feature Series | Topic: Music Theory | Sound International, Oct 1978
Introducing The Dots...

Would-be nuclear physicist Dave Stewart conjures up a few tunes for your wretched banjos and accordions. What a waste.

Music - Part 6

Feature Series | Topic: Music Theory | Sound International, Nov 1978
Introducing The Dots...

If you haven't got perfect pitch yet, tune in again to Radio Dave Stewart and try your hand at the quiz that will prove once and for all whether your tone is deaf.

Music - Part 7

Feature Series | Topic: Music Theory | Sound International, Jan 1979

Dave Stewart puts the case for phlakaton phlakaton, as opposed to boum kaf boum kaf (yes, it's drum music time!), in the latest of his carefully worded, skillfully constructed, er...

Music - Part 8

Feature Series | Topic: Music Theory | Sound International, Mar 1979
INTRODUCING THE DOTS

Dave Stewart continues his look at music in terms that real people can grasp with some more well-structured chords and even more well-contrived witticisms.

Music - Part 9

Feature Series | Topic: Music Theory | Sound International, Apr 1979
CHORDS AND CHORD VOICINGS PART 2

Chords and chord voicings for every social occasion

Music - Part 10

Feature Series | Topic: Music Theory | Sound International, May 1979
Even more on chords and chord voicings

Music - Part 11

Feature Series | Topic: Music Theory | Sound International, Jun 1979
Writing it down

E-mu SP12

Review | One Two Testing, Aug 1985

preview of the "Drumulator II"

Theatre Sound

Feature | Topic: Live | Making Music, Jul 1987

ha ha

A User's Guide to Sample CDs

Feature | Topic: Sampling | Sound On Sound, Mar 1990

Not all sampler owners have access to every instrument they might wish to sample, hence the appearance of Sample CDs containing all manner of digitally recorded sounds. But how useful are they? Are they value for money? Keyboardist Dave Stewart recently spent many hours sorting the wheat from the chaff. Here are his findings.

Dave Stewart's Music Seminar - Part 1

Feature Series | Topic: Music Theory | Sound On Sound, Jul 1990
Grey Skies

Famed keyboardist Dave Stewart begins this new series designed to give you a few more compositional ideas than you maybe had before!

Dave Stewart's Music Seminar - Part 2

Feature Series | Topic: Music Theory | Sound On Sound, Aug 1990
Man Versus Machine

Part 2: Famed keyboardist Dave Stewart continues his monthly column, designed to get you thinking about your music.

Dave Stewart's Music Seminar - Part 3

Feature Series | Topic: Music Theory | Sound On Sound, Sep 1990
Simple But Not Obvious

Part 3: Famed keyboardist Dave Stewart continues his monthly column designed to get you thinking more about your music.

Dave Stewart's Music Seminar - Part 4

Feature Series | Topic: Music Theory | Sound On Sound, Oct 1990
New Jerusalem

Part 4: Dave Stewart continues his monthly series with a look at the ideas behind his song 'New Jerusalem'.

Dave Stewart's Music Seminar - Part 5

Feature Series | Topic: Music Theory | Sound On Sound, Nov 1990
New Jerusalem (Continued)

Part 5: Another songwriting masterclass from Dave Stewart, continuing his examination of the ideas behind 'New Jerusalem'.

Dave Stewart's Music Seminar - Part 6

Feature Series | Topic: Music Theory | Sound On Sound, Dec 1990
Sixty Something

Part 6: Sixty something. Dave reflects on originality and where to find it.

Dave Stewart's Music Seminar - Part 7

Feature Series | Topic: Music Theory | Sound On Sound, Jan 1991
Tuned Percussion

Part 7: Tuned percussion. Dave investigates the enormous creative potential of sampled sounds within music, and offers his rendition of 'Subterranean Homesick Blues'.

Dave Stewart's Music Seminar - Part 8

Review Series | Topic: Music Theory | Sound On Sound, Feb 1991
Deep Underground

Part 8: Deep underground, this month Dave Stewart tells how you can work within the pop medium yet still manage to create interesting music!

Dave Stewart's Music Seminar - Part 9

Feature Series | Topic: Music Theory | Sound On Sound, Mar 1991
Shadowland

Part 9: Shadowland. More inside info on the compositional structures Dave adopted on this track.

Dave Stewart's Music Seminar - Part 10

Feature Series | Topic: Music Theory | Sound On Sound, Apr 1991
No Rhythm

Part 10: No rhythm. Dave Stewart explains ways of making music Without That Insistent Backbeat.

Dave Stewart's Music Seminar - Part 11

Feature Series | Topic: Music Theory | Sound On Sound, May 1991
Waiting In The Wings

Part 11. Dave Stewart explains the recording of one of his songs and passes on a few tips into the bargain.

 

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