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Peter Collins - Mr Versatility

Interview | Electronics & Music Maker, Oct 1986

While many producers are content to work within one or two musical styles, Peter Collins casts a much wider net - using high technology to increase the number of possibilities open to him.

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Matt's Mood

Interview | One Two Testing, Jun 1985

can synths do the samba

Gary Moore

Interview | International Musician, Nov 1985

The blurred fingers of the guitar star focussed by the blurred gaze of Richard Walmsley

Who's That Bloke With Wix?

Interview | Sound On Sound, May 1993

The Producers

Interview | International Musician, Mar 1986

Chas de Whalley chinwagging with the man behind some of the best tracks by Toyah, Marillion, and Thin Lizzy — Nick Tauber

Nik Picking

Interview | International Musician, Mar 1986

Golden boy of the teeny bop scene a closet guitar hero? It's true, all true. Muso musings captured for posterity by Dave Burrluck and Susan Rookledge.


Interview | One Two Testing, Nov 1985
In The Kitchen Of Sound

new album, new gear, know how

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).

Dave Meegan - ...I Nearly Joined The Foreign Legion! - Part 1

Interview Series | Topic: Recording Studios | Sound On Sound, Nov 1985

Engineer Dave Meegan recalls how depression helped land him a plum position at Trevor Horn's Sarm West Studios. Chris Allison listened with great interest.

Gary Stevenson - Go West Producer: Gary Stevenson

Interview | Sound On Sound, Mar 1986

The phenomenal rise to success of Gary Stevenson came about through his dynamic production work on the first Go West album. Ralph Denyer extracts the details of the saga and discovers what Gary has planned for the future.

Nik Kershaw - Nik Kershaw: Recording Secrets

Interview | Sound On Sound, Jan 1986

As well as writing, singing and playing on his new single 'When A Heart Beats', Nik Kershaw also took the credit for its production. In an interview with Nick Webb he displays a rarely seen side of his character and discusses his knowledge of recording studio technology and approach to songwriting.

Pete Hammond - Master Of The Mix

Interview | Music Technology, May 1989

As PWL's in-house mixer, Pete Hammond can claim to have had a hand in even more chart singles than Stock, Aitken & Waterman. David Bradwell finds out what makes a hit record.

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The Best Producers In The World

Feature | One Two Testing, Jun 1984

Nominated by Steve Levine, Steve Lillywhite, Peter Collins, Hugh Padgham, Swain and Jolley

The Programming People

Feature | Topic: Music Business | Sound On Sound, Nov 1985

Greater reliance on hi-tech instruments in the studio means there's more demand for people able to programme them. Paul Gilby spoke first to Karin Clayton about her recently formed agency that supplies programmers for studio sessions, and then to Fairlight programmer Simon Lloyd about his work.

Synclavier Programmer

Feature | Sound On Sound, Mar 1986

Jonathan Sorrell is one of a handful of session programmers working with the world's most sophisticated sampling keyboard - the Synclavier. Paul Gilby discovers how it came about.

Producers' Corner - Part 1

Feature Series | Topic: Arranging / Songwriting | Home & Studio Recording, Nov 1985

In this first article of a new series, John Harris examines basic song arrangement.


News | One Two Testing, Jul 1985
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