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Interviews

Blancmange

Interview | Electronics & Music Maker, Mar 1984

With their second album just released, Neil Arthur and Stephen Luscombe take a rest to talk here about the trials of their rise to fame, and their musical and equipment plans for the future. Dan Goldstein (a trifle agog) listens in...

Blancmange - The Day Before You Came

Interview | Electronic Soundmaker, Jun 1985

A talk on the cheap side as the duo explain the democratisation of electronic music, and what they use to achieve it. (Including a preview of the UMI-2B interface).

Blancmange - Ceiling Tales

Interview | One Two Testing, Feb 1984

White Eat, white light, and what gear from the Wobbly Ones.

This artist was mentioned in these other (non-interview) articles:-

One Two Tightened

Feature | One Two Testing, Feb 1984

The Shorter OTT, plus manufacturer and distributor contacts.

Total Recall - Part 12

Feature | Topic: Vintage Instruments | The Mix, Aug 1994
Vintage technology strikes back

Collector’s corner - including the A to Z of Analogue

Retro 1984

Retrospective | Electronics & Music Maker, Jan 1985

Another year, another host of hardware to look back on. We take you through the goodies and the baddies that came out during '84, just in case you missed any of them.

Basking Sharks - Innovators

Music Review | Electronic Soundmaker, Oct 1983

Basking Sharks' finesse

Techno Pop

Retrospective | Music Technology, Aug 1991
The Fall and Rise of Technology in Music

Steering this magazine through the '80s made Dan Goldstein a prominent character in the music industry. Putting aside 90 Minutes he gives a personal view of the last decade in music, technology and Music Technology.

When The Going Gets Tough

Feature | Topic: Music Business | Music Technology, Nov 1986

Recording your own music is only the first step to getting it heard; to do that, you need to deal with A&R people at record companies. Paul Tingen meets them, and discovers why so few bands succeed in impressing them.

On Tape

Index | Electronic Soundmaker, Jun 1985

UMI-4M MIDI Composition System

Review | Sound On Sound, Sep 1988

Are 8 bits still viable? Martin Russ temporarily abandons his Atari ST for a look at the latest version of this music sequencer package for the BBC micro.

Fact File

Feature | Electronics & Music Maker, Oct 1982
Stephen Luscombe, Adrian Lee and Clare Hirst

Synth Computers

Feature | Topic: Computing, Synthesis & Sound Design | One Two Testing, Nov 1982

INPUT: computer analysis/Fairlight/Emulator/PPG/Synclavier/edit and compare/explain FILE FOUND: guest reviewer/Tom Dolby... ASSIGN

Labelled With Love

Feature | Topic: Humour, Marketing / Promotion | One Two Testing, Dec 1983

Jazz rock reggae punk funk folk joke.

Studio Diary

Feature | Topic: Recording Studios | International Musician, Apr 1986

Hot news from music's ivory towers

A Cynic Writes...

Opinion | Music Technology, Jan 1993
Name Your Poison

The Musical Micro

Feature | Topic: Computing | International Musician, Jan 1986
Usable Packages

The sun rises on computer music, or so says Tony Mills

Studio Diary

Feature | Topic: Recording Studios | International Musician, Jan 1986

The baton passes to Richard 'Luke' Walmsley and the beat goes on

Pretty In Pink?

Review | In Tune, Dec 1986
The Manson

The A-Z of Analogue - Part 5

Feature | Topic: Vintage Instruments | Music Technology, Dec 1993

This month, Electronic Dream Plant to Elka.

Total Recall - Part 13

Feature | Topic: Vintage Instruments | The Mix, Sep 1994

including The A-to-Z of Analogue

A Gallery of Misfits - Part 2

Feature | Topic: Vintage Instruments | Electronics & Music Maker, Oct 1985

Following last month's list of synthesis casualties, David Ellis delves deeper into the archives and finds yet more mysterious products of human ingenuity. Some of them are quite spectacular.

2B Or Not 2B

Review | Electronics & Music Maker, Nov 1985
UMI 2B Software

The 1B version was good, but Simon Trask has spent a month with its successor, and reckons it deserves its reputation as the most professional sequencing package designed round a home computer.

UMI-2B

Review | Sound On Sound, Nov 1985
A Soft Touch

Jay Chapman discovers why this 16 track MIDI sequencer package for the BBC B micro, described as the musical equivalent of the humble word processor, is receiving so much acclaim from studio users.

This artist was mentioned in these interviews:-

Blancmange - The Day Before You Came

Interview | Electronic Soundmaker, Jun 1985

A talk on the cheap side as the duo explain the democratisation of electronic music, and what they use to achieve it. (Including a preview of the UMI-2B interface).

 

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