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Live Takes

Show Report | Music Technology, Apr 1991
Cities in Concert Paris, La Defense

Jean-Michel Jarre recently trod the boards in magnificent style in Paris to mark the occasion of Bastille Day - report in full from Mark Jenkins.

Star Samples

Review | Sound On Sound, Mar 1987
Volume 1 - Drums

If you're bored with your sampler's factory disks or simply can't find a decent snare drum to sample, then Syndromic Music's 'Star Samples' may well prove the ideal solution. Mark Jenkins assesses their range of sampled sound cassettes.

Casio FZ-1 Sampling Keyboard

Review | Sound On Sound, Jun 1987
Leading The Field?

Casio caused a furore at February's Frankfurt Music Fair when they unveiled the world's first 'affordable' 16-bit sampling keyboard with onboard graphic editing display - the FZ-1. Mark Jenkins visits the Casio factory to bring you a comprehensive preview of this remarkable instrument.

Personal Keyboards

Review | Electronic Soundmaker & Computer Music, Jan 1984

The cheap alternative?


Interview | Sound On Sound, May 1989

He's big in Japan, massive in America, and beginning to conquer Europe with his own brand of ethereal synthesized 'mood music'. Mark Jenkins talks to the phenomenon that is Kitaro.

Aiwa AD-WX110E Tape Recorder

Review | Electronics & Music Maker, Apr 1983


Review | Sound On Sound, May 1987
Disk Recorder / Sequencer

Mark Jenkins gets to grips with this unassuming dual channel MIDI sequencer from the States and unearths some interesting facts...

Drum Machine Survey

Feature | Topic: Buyer's Guide | Sound On Sound, Mar 1987

A subjective and selective round-up of drum machines, old and new, by Mark Jenkins.

Digital Reverb Guide

Feature | Topic: Effects Processing | Sound On Sound, Jul 1987

Mark Jenkins brings you a round-up of the current state of the digital reverb market.

Record Talkback

Interview | Electronic Soundmaker & Computer Music, Jan 1984

Steve Jolliffe — bodily contact

Technics SV260

Review | Sound On Sound, Jun 1989
Portable DAT Recorder

As the market prepares itself for an influx of DAT recorders from the giants of the hi-fi world, Mark Jenkins takes a brief look at a new portable offering from Technics, the SV260.

Talking Shop

Feature | Topic: Retail | Electronics & Music Maker, Apr 1983

London Rock Shop

RSF 140 Sampling Drum Machine

Review | Sound On Sound, May 1987

Mark Jenkins reckons he knows his onions when it comes to hi-tech gear, so we asked him to concoct a tasty little number with this new French sampling drum machine - a cross between an RX11 and SP-12.

Korg DS8 Digital Synthesizer

Review | Sound On Sound, Mar 1987

Korg's very latest keyboard is non other than a touch-sensitive, sub-£1000, 8-voice FM synthesizer! Mark Jenkins managed to catch a sneak preview.

Korg SQ8 Sequencer

Review | Sound On Sound, Aug 1987

Is it an electronic tuner? Is it a portable metronome? No, it's the world's smallest 8-track MIDI sequencer. Mark Jenkins explores its inner workings and draws his conclusions.

Innovators - Neuronium

Interview | Electronic Soundmaker & Computer Music, Feb 1984

Neuronium — Michel Huygen

David Richards

Interview | Sound On Sound, Aug 1989
Royal Engineer

Mark Jenkins meets David Richards, the sound engineer behind Queen's latest album 'The Miracle'.

Loco Box Pedals

Review | Electronics & Music Maker, Apr 1983

System Power

Feature | Sound On Sound, Dec 1985

In conjunction with the Chase Bit 01 Expander, Casio CZ-101 synthesizer and Akai Sampler, the Jellinghaus 12-Track MIDI Studio software for the Commodore 64 micro represents the most powerful compositional and recording set-up available under £2500. Mark Jenkins catches his breath and tells you why.

The Dynamic Duo

Feature | Sound On Sound, Feb 1986

Yamaha smash new price barriers with their latest FM synths - the DX100 and DX27. Mark Jenkins assesses their performance as stand-alone keyboards and as compact MIDI expanders.

MXR Drum Computer

Review | Electronic Soundmaker & Computer Music, Sep 1983

Digital drumming with Atlantex

This article has no OCR bodytext.Pressing Matters

Music Review | Electronic Soundmaker & Computer Music, Feb 1984

Albums, EPs and singles


Feature | Topic: Live, Recording, Video / Film / Picture | Electronics & Music Maker, Jan 1983

Thomas Dolby Part 2

Concert Review

Music Review | Electronics & Music Maker, May 1983

10 CC, LGT, Mainframe, Ian Boddy

All Change!

Review | Sound On Sound, Jan 1986
Linn Sequencer

From the creators of the first digital drum machine comes the world's most powerful MIDI controller - the new Linn Sequencer. Mark Jenkins believes it could well cause a lot of us to re-think the way we record.



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