Editorial | Music Technology, Jan 1989
When is it better to buy secondhand gear, rather than new gear? Tim Goodyer looks into equipment costs and sound fashions.
Editorial | Music Technology, Nov 1989
The non-musician has taken a lot of stick from his educated counterparts, yet he's contributed a lot to musical progress. What separates musicians and non-musicians?
Editorial | Music Technology, Apr 1990
Technolust or techno paranoia - when does the love of technical development turn into fear of your gear becoming outdated? Tim Goodyer takes a short course in techno-psychotherapy.
Interview | Music Technology, Aug 1990
Responsible for establishing artists like Yazz and Lisa Stansfield, Coldcut also have a reputation for being one of the most innovative production teams around. Tim Goodyer learns about their new LP and the future of computer graphics.
Editorial | Music Technology, Apr 1991
Pro studios are currently closing down at an alarming rate, and much of the blame is being laid at the feet of home studios and dance music. Tim Goodyer discusses progress and paranoia.
Editorial | Music Technology, Oct 1991
What's the point of hi-fi if you're playing lo-fi recordings? Tim Goodyer compares musicians' attitudes to technology with those of the listener.
Criminal Record? - Part 1
Feature | Topic: Sampling | Music Technology, Mar 1992
First they were sampling off other peoples' records, now they're selling records to sample off. Tim Goodyer listens while Simon Harris, Pascal Gabriel, Norman Cook, Ed Stratton and Coldcut put the case for sampling CDs.
Interview | Music Technology, Aug 1987
An eponymous debut single took Living in a Box high in the singles charts. In a rare interview with this publicity-shy band, Tim Goodyer found technology an essential part of their success.
Interview | Electronics & Music Maker, Oct 1986
Breaking a prolonged silence, one of the eighties' most successful solo pop songwriters talks to Tim Goodyer about his new home, his new album, and an ever-expanding collection of synthesisers.
Interview | Music Technology, Jul 1987
Six years have passed since New York's best-known performance artist leapt to fame with 'O, Superman'. Tim Goodyer finds she's still stretching technology to its limits in her new film 'Home of the Brave'.
Editorial | Music Technology, Mar 1989
As musical technology makes the process of writing, recording and performing music more precise, the question has to be asked: how perfect do we want our music?
Interview | Music Technology, Jan 1989
Dieter Meier is a writer, painter, performance artist and an ex-professional gambler; he's also the face and voice in front of one of the most influential bands of the '80s. Tim Goodyer joins the Swiss race.
Review | Music Technology, Nov 1989
What's impressive, essential to any multikeyboard setup and normally costs a fortune? Answer: a mixing desk. Tim Goodyer looks at a budget desk with a more-than-budget spec.
Feature | Topic: Video / Film / Picture | Music Technology, Apr 1990
Been to the flicks recently? Impressed by the sound system? Thought not. Tim Goodyer looks at the current plight of cinema sound and some of the digital alternatives.
Review | Music Technology, Aug 1990
ART Multi-fx Processor
As even the most modest MIDI studio becomes a powerful tool for the creation and recording of music, sound processing becomes a more essential part of it. Tim Goodyer checks out ART's latest multi-fx processor.
Review | Music Technology, Apr 1991
Atari ST Software
This ST music analysis program was designed for educational use, but it also has the power to compose music to order. Tim Goodyer discovers one of pop's best-kept secrets.
Interview | Music Technology, Oct 1991
The Farm: taking pop to football louts or bringing hooliganism to the pop charts? Tim Goodyer gets casual with keyboardsman Ben Leach and tries to find out.
Interview | Music Technology, Mar 1992
In spite of The Turtles' attempts to sue them to death, De La Soul is Dead remains simply the title of their second long player. Mark van Schaick talks samples and success with Maseo.
Interview | Topic: Design, Development & Manufacture | Music Technology, Aug 1987
The inventor of the curious Electric Stick recently left his native America to promote the latest MIDI-equipped version of his brainchild. Tim Goodyer caught him Stick-in-hand for a talk about his invention and his vision of its future.
Interview | Electronics & Music Maker, Sep 1986
A Merseyside duo with a fresh approach to pop arrangements are currently making some of the most inventive music in the British singles charts. Tim Goodyer chats to them.
Editorial | Music Technology, Sep 1987
A change of skipper at the helm of Music Technology: the old editor signs out, the new one signs in.
Interview | Music Technology, Jan 1988
Technical excess brought them success in the 70s, Trevor Horn rejuvenated them in the '80s, now they're working towards the '90s. Deborah Parisi asks the Yes men if there's anything left to say after 20 years.
Interview | Music Technology, May 1989
After producing artists ranging from Bomb the Bass and S 'Xpress to Bryan Ferry and Wet Wet Wet, Pascal Gabriel is about to begin his own career as a recording artist. Tim Goodyer discovers a Lovechild.
Editorial | Music Technology, Dec 1989
As musical equipment evolves, so does the music that is made with it. But what of the musicians - how is their evolution determined by a microchip?
Feature | Music Technology, Apr 1990
A hot new discovery from one of Britain's oldest universities threatens to revolutionise music broadcasting. Tim Goodyer's exclusive on a development that could change the world - literally.