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Interviews

Japan

Interview | Electronics & Music Maker, Jan 1983

On studio, stage work, and future solo projects

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

Made in Japan - Part 1

Feature | Topic: Design, Development & Manufacture | Music Technology, Nov 1987

The first of three personal views of a nation that's revolutionised the development and manufacture of hi-tech musical equipment. Hugh Ashton checks out the gear and the music.

The Fender Tapes

Feature | Music UK, Dec 1982

Gary Cooper asks embarrassing questions. Dan Smith (Fender's Guitar Chief) has the answers — or has he?

Studio Tokyo

Feature | Topic: Recording Studios | Sound On Sound, Dec 1986

You'll be hard pushed to find a UK studio that isn't choc-a-bloc with Japanese studio equipment, but have you ever wondered what they use? David Mellor takes a slow boat that bypasses China, and visits two Tokyo studios to find out.

Inside Views: Yamaha

Feature | Topic: Design, Development & Manufacture | Sound On Sound, Feb 1988

Having recently celebrated their first 100 years in the music industry, we thought it opportune to discover what Yamaha have planned for the next century. Paul Gilby investigates.

Made in Japan - Part 3

Feature | Topic: Design, Development & Manufacture | Music Technology, Jan 1988
Eastern Intrigue

A last visit to the land of micro-chips and rice crackers. Simon Trask pays an enquiring visit to the Yamaha organisation before waving a fond farewell to the rising sun.

Big In Japan

Feature | Topic: Design, Development & Manufacture | Making Music, Jul 1986

Is what Yamaha do. Our brave and selfless editor finds out how, first hand.

Oriental Intrigue

Feature | Topic: Design, Development & Manufacture | Music Technology, Dec 1990

Already assured their place in history for inventing the Portastudio, Tascam have also given us a one-inch 24-track machine and now the "Midistudio'. Tim Goodyer visits Japan to find out more about this revolutionary company.

Ikutaro Kakehashi - Made in Japan - Part 2

Feature | Topic: Design, Development & Manufacture | Music Technology, Dec 1987
The Editor's Tale

The second part of our investigation of Japan concentrates on the Roland organisation; Tim Goodyer meets mystery, "Mr Roland" and Sally.

The Japanese Music Fair

Show Report | Electronics & Music Maker, Jan 1982

A report on this popular annual event.

Flash In Japan!

Review | In Tune, Jul 1986
Charvel Model 4 & Model 6

2 Charvels on test

Fender 57 Strat & Fretless Jazz Bass

Review | In Tune, Jun 1986
Fender 'Limited Edition' 57 Strat & Fretless Jazz Bass 'Special'

Sounding Off

Opinion | Sound On Sound, Aug 1990
Manual Madness Roland Reply

Gary Checora of Roland Japan puts forward his views on the state of equipment manuals.

Inside TEAC Japan

Feature | Topic: Design, Development & Manufacture | Sound On Sound, Nov 1990

Ian Gilby pays a visit to TEAC headquarters in Tokyo, gets blown away by Dolby S noise reduction, and learns some little-known facts about a company destined to play a continued part in the development of recording technology.

The Empire Strikes Back

Feature | In Tune, Oct 1985
Fender Facts

The true story, told at last!

Tokyo Shows

Show Report | One Two Testing, Dec 1983

Occidental innovation.

The News with Japan Special

News | Making Music, Jun 1986

New gear revealed. Plus on-the-spot report of how Yamaha in Japan treat the musicianly public.

Guitar Buyers' Guide

Feature | Topic: Buyer's Guide | Electronics & Music Maker, May 1983
Introduction

MIDI and the Micro

Feature | Topic: Buyer's Guide, Computing, MIDI | Electronics & Music Maker, Jun 1984

A complete guide to all the hardware interfaces for home micros available so far, plus the software that goes with them.

Harmony Acoustic

Review | Music UK, Sep 1982

That's girl's wearing a new Harmony — looks O.K. to us!

Epiphone Casino

Review | In Tune, Jun 1985

The Music Network

Feature | Topic: Computing | Sound On Sound, Nov 1989
SOS On-line

More news of what SOS is doing on The Music Network.

Yamaha CX5M

Review | Electronics & Music Maker, Oct 1984
Music Computer and Software

1984's most eagerly-awaited electronic music product is finally making its way into dealers' showrooms. David Ellis has been taking a look at the micro itself, Yamaha's exclusive FM sound chip, the controlling keyboard and the first batch of software.

Washburn G-10V and G-20V

Review | International Musician, Nov 1985
Guitarcheck

French, Japanese, Dave B takes them all on

BC Rich Eagle Bass & NJ Series ST Six String

Review | International Musician, Jan 1986
BassCheck, GuitarCheck

American from Japan and its guitar counterpart reviewed by Dave Burrluck

 

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