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Intelligent Music MIDIDraw

Review | Music Technology, Jan 1989
Software for the Atari ST

As well as being a communications standard, MIDI has encouraged the development of new forms of musical expression - like this graphic music program. Ian Waugh draws his own conclusions.

Microillusions Music-X

Review | Music Technology, Oct 1989

Commodore's Amiga computer is the beneficiary of this impressive - and colourful - sequencing package. Ian Waugh welcomes the illusion.

Dynaware Ballade

Review | Music Technology, Mar 1990
IBM PC Software

This combined sequencer and tone editor for the IBM PC will work happily with Roland's MT32 and LAPC1. Ian Waugh looks into a serious PC music system.


Feature | Music Technology, Oct 1990

A wide selection of sound libraries from Sound Source Unlimited, Roland and Stiletto come under the scrutiny of the Patchwork reviewers.

Roland Tentrax

Review | Music Technology, Aug 1991
Atari ST Software

Using a Roland MT32 or any Roland CM modules and looking to get into sequencing on an Atari? Ian Waugh reckons that there's a particular piece of software you should check out.


Feature | Topic: Buyer's Guide | Sound On Sound, Dec 1986
Sound On Sound's DEFINITIVE guide to DX7 RAM & ROM cartridges

We bring you Sound On Sounds DEFINITIVE guide to all ROM/RAMs available for the Yamaha DX7 in the UK. Over 2500 voices tested and everything you need to know about the products revealed in a comprehensive round-up and table.

The Secrets of Computer Composition - Part 1

Feature | Topic: Algorythmic Composition | Music Technology, Mar 1989

The question "can computers write music" has never been more important than it is in 1989; what is an algorithmic composition program, and will it ever replace the human composer? Ian Waugh composes himself.

Dr T'S Tunesmith

Review | Music Technology, Jan 1989
Software for the Atari ST

When the conventional approaches to composing music wn't deliver the goods, this Atari ST program may help provide the inspiration. Ian Waugh investigates computer-generated music.

EMR Studio 24+

Review | Music Technology, Oct 1989

Still suffering from a dearth of software, the powerful Acorn Archimedes computer has yet to gain acceptance in music circles - will this sequencer help it on its way? Ian Waugh checks it out.

Yamaha SY55

Review | Music Technology, Apr 1990

Reviewed as the TG55 expander last month, one of Yamaha's new children has grown a keyboard and sequencer and become an instrument in its own right. Ian Waugh gives a SY of relief.


Feature | Music Technology, Dec 1990

An unusual selection of vocals from the Masterbits Climax Collection sample CD and a bargain collection for TX81Z/DX100 from Emis are the sounds featured in this month's Patchwork.

IMS Report

Show Report | Music Technology, Sep 1991

Every news bulletin tells us more about "the recession" - but how badly is it affecting the music biz? Ian Waugh reports from the front line at the International Music Show.


Feature | Topic: Computing | Sound On Sound, Feb 1986

Ian Waugh makes a global search of the UK MIDI software scene and presents this roundup of what is available and from whom.

Voyetra Technologies Sequencer Plus III

Review | Music Technology, May 1988
Software for the IBM PC

Turning his back on the Atari ST, Ian Waugh boots up a comprehensive sequencing package for the IBM PC (and compatibles). If you thought the Atari ST and Macintosh had it all their own way, read again.

Alesis Quadraverb

Review | Music Technology, Apr 1989
Digital Multi-effects Processor

Following the success of their Midiverbs and Microverbs, Alesis have developed a unit capable of providing no less than four audio treatments simultaneously. Ian Waugh practices his four-play.


Review | Music Technology, Nov 1989

With the novelty wearing off dedicated software synth editors, the race is on to come up with the definitive generic editor. Ian Waugh test-drives Dr T's entry.

The Digital Muse Prodigy

Review | Music Technology, Apr 1990
Software for the Atari ST

Son of TDM's Virtuoso ST sequencing software, the budget Prodigy retains many of its parent's best features. Ian Waugh checks out the fastest little sequencer in the west.


Feature | Topic: Synthesizer Patches | Music Technology, Mar 1990

Readers' patches for the OSC OSCar and the Yamaha CS30 make this month's patchwork an all-analogue affar. This and Stiletto's Roland D-series and Casio CZ-series synths.

Datamusic Fractal Music

Review | Music Technology, Oct 1991
Atari ST Software

Recently we looked at the theoretic applications of fractal maths in music. This month Ian Waugh composes a complex number with this ST software...


Review | Electronics & Music Maker, Oct 1986
Software for Commodore 64

Ian Waugh examines a new starter sequencer package designed to lure Commodore 64 users into the MIDI software habit. Is it friendly enough?

Super Conductor

Review | Sound On Sound, Aug 1987

If you are used to paying £200 plus for good quality MIDI software for your Atari ST then you are going to be awfully surprised at how good Microdeal's sequencing package is for only £49.95. Ian Waugh was! Read his review...

Further Secrets Of Computer Composition - Part 2

Feature | Topic: Algorythmic Composition, Composing / Art | Music Technology, Apr 1989

The second and final part of this series on computer composition examines the differences between human composers and their electronic counterparts. Ian Waugh keeps the score.

Take Control

Review | Music Technology, Nov 1989
Music Publisher

Aimed at the professional scorewriter, this scorewriting program for the Atari ST goes a long way towards making complex scores easy to handle. Ian Waugh goes public.

Microdeal Replay Professional

Review | Music Technology, Apr 1990
Atari ST Sampler

Turning your ST into a sampler is one way of getting into sampling on the cheap. Ian Waugh sounds out an improved version of Microdeal's successful Replay sampler.


Feature | Topic: Synthesizer Patches | Music Technology, Sep 1989

Readers' patches for Casio's CZ5000 and Ensoniq ESQ1, and a review of Leister Productions' Professional patches for D110 & TX81Z make up this month's Patchwork.



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