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Culture Club - The Men Behind The Boy

Interview | One Two Testing, Apr 1984
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Roy Hay - Soul Man

Interview | Music Technology, Nov 1987

Free of Culture Club, guitarist Roy Hay declares his infatuation with soul music and forms a new band. Tim Goodyer listens to his tales of "programming madness".

MIDI by Numbers

Interview | Topic: MIDI | Electronics & Music Maker, May 1984
An interview with, the BPI's Producer of the Year.

Culture Club producer Steve Levine discusses his attitudes to modern music-making, and how the new interface makes his life easier.

Steve Levine - Setting The Record Straight

Interview | Sound On Sound, Jun 1987

Why has this top record producer - the man behind Culture Club's phenomenal success on vinyl - given up using the Fairlight in favour of a Steinberg Pro-24 system? Why is he so upset about the myths that surround digital recording? Ralph Denyer went along to Levine's new studio to find out...

UB40 - Reggae Rundown

Interview | Electronic Soundmaker, Dec 1984

UB40 exclusive... the drums go digital... Plus Dread at the Controls - top producer Mikey Dread dubs it up, and reveals some trade secrets...

Howard's Way

Interview | Making Music, Oct 1986

Learn about Arif Mardin, Glenn Miller, Afrodiziak, DX7s, PCM70s, 9000s, and "One On One".

The Italian Job

Interview Audio | The Mix, Oct 1994
Rapino Brothers

Kylie and Take That’s remixers talk technique

The Partridge Season

Interview | International Musician, Nov 1986

Virgin veterans XTC are under pressure to pull off a Pop success with their latest album, Skywalking. So is it open season on Andy Partridge? Chris Maillard takes aim...

Arif Mardin

Interview | Sound On Sound, Jul 1987

Question: What do Phil Collins, Howard Jones, Chaka Khan and David Bowie have in common? Answer: They have all recorded with Arif Mardin, one of the world's top record producers. Robin Tolleson chats to the man himself...

Jellybean Benitez - Planet Rock

Interview | Music Technology, Apr 1988

John "Jellybean" Benitez is the leader of the current trend of DJs turned recording artists. Tim Goodyer talks to him about the relationship between the dancefloor and the recording studio.

Kajagoogoo - Kaja Who's-Who

Interview Audio | One Two Testing, Nov 1983

Is there life after Limahl? Yup. The four shy boys take turns to explain how they do it, and what they do it on.

S' Express - A Night In The Studio

Interview | Music Technology, Feb 1989

Their '88 acid house hits took Britain's clubland by storm, but now S' Express are taking their sampling a stage further. Tim Goodyer enjoys the trip.

Tony Banks

Interview | Electronics & Music Maker, Nov 1983

Key man in Genesis discusses his writing and recording with the band, his solo work, and playing Genesis music live.

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Hear You 'Lator

Feature | Topic: Sampling | One Two Testing, Dec 1983
Sampling The Emulator

Share reality with Culture Club producer Steve Levine, the Attractions' Steve Nieve, and keyboard whizz Dave Stewart.

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.


Feature Downloads | Topic: Synthesizer Patches | Electronics & Music Maker, May 1986

Readers' patches for DX7, CZ101 and Bit One synths, and the Yamaha CX5M micro. Keep 'em coming...


News | One Two Testing, Dec 1983

Ideas, asides, impertinences, and that.

Studio Diary

Feature | Topic: Recording Studios | International Musician, Nov 1985

A half-page of wit from Adrian Deevoy. Or should that be...

Radio Activity

Feature | Topic: Marketing / Promotion | International Musician, Feb 1986

Wonderful Radio Mike Hrano brings you a bulletin on how to get fair play on your airplay

Eight Days a Week

Feature | Topic: Music Business | One Two Testing, Apr 1984

How much do musicians really earn? The rich ones (ahem) the poor ones (definitely).

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

Session Singers

Feature | Topic: Performing | International Musician, Jan 1986

Their trials and tribulations.


News | Electronics & Music Maker, Sep 1984

On the hour, every hour.

Rhythm and Fuse

Feature | Topic: Drum Programming | One Two Testing, Jul 1984

can you tell a real drummer?

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.



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