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Interviews

Mick Karn - Songs From Four Strings

Interview | Music Technology, Feb 1987

His idiosyncratic style of fretless bass playing inspired a generation, but now the ex-Japan man is playing sessions, writing his own music, and programming his own synths.

Mick Karn - Medium rare

Interview | The Mix, Sep 1994
This artist was mentioned in these other (non-interview) articles:-

Modular Synthesis - Part 3

Feature | Topic: Synthesis & Sound Design | Electronics & Music Maker, Mar 1984
Bass Sounds

Incoming Data

News | Music Technology, Mar 1993

Vigier Guitars

Review | Electronics & Music Maker, Feb 1983

MTease

Feature | Music Technology, Feb 1994

People that matter answering questions that don't. This month: Richard Barbieri

This artist was mentioned in these interviews:-

Mick Karn - Songs From Four Strings

Interview | Music Technology, Feb 1987

His idiosyncratic style of fretless bass playing inspired a generation, but now the ex-Japan man is playing sessions, writing his own music, and programming his own synths.

Japan

Interview | Electronics & Music Maker, Jan 1983

On studio, stage work, and future solo projects

Rain Tree Crow

Interview | Sound On Sound, Jun 1991
The Ghost of Japan?

The members of Japan have come together once more, as Rain Tree Crow, after a 9-year hiatus. Nigel Humberstone talks to David Sylvian, Steve Jansen and Richard Barbieri about the biggest reunification since Germany.

Medium rare

Interview | The Mix, Sep 1994

David Torn - In Praise Of Music

Interview | Music Technology, Jul 1988

Q: When is a guitar not a guitar? A: When it's part of David Sylvian's music. Taking time out from a hectic schedule David Torn talks guitar textures and musical crossovers with Tim "pretentious, moi?" Goodyer.

David Torn - The Struggle For Freedom

Interview | Music Technology, Jul 1987

Not quite a household name, but an American jazz fusion guitarist whose attitude to improvisation and performing with new technology is starting a quiet revolution. Dan Goldstein gets the lowdown.

Mark Isham - Blowing Technology's Horn

Interview | Sound On Sound, Nov 1988

Mark Prendergast talks with trumpeter, composer, and synthesist Mark Isham about new technology, David Sylvian, Van Morrison, Windham Hill, and his solo career as one of Hollywood's more interesting film soundtrack composers.

Rain Tree Crow - Sons Of Pioneers

Interview | Music Technology, May 1991

They began the '80s as Japan, now they're starting over as Rain Tree Crow. Tim Goodyer catches synthesist Richard Barbieri and drummer Steve Jansen for a frank discussion of music and personalities ten years after Tin Drum.

Bill Nelson

Interview | Electronics & Music Maker, Aug 1983

An in-depth interview with this multitalented musician/composer/producer who reveals the techniques used on his new LP and explains how to use the E-bow to best advantage

Gary Numan

Interview | Electronics & Music Maker, Dec 1983

One of the most successful, certainly the most consistent, of Britain's electronic musicians, Gary Numan has succeeded in taking his eclectic and compelling music into the mass market. Gary talks of his songwriting and recording techniques, his past career, and what he plans for the future

Works Outing

Interview | Making Music, Sep 1986

The new album, and the bits what made it.

Worlds In A Small Room

Interview | Electronics & Music Maker, Oct 1985

A prolonged period of silence from two ex-Japan members may have lead same to believe they've said all they have to say. Dan Goldstein and Tim Goodyer discover this is not the case.

DIY

Interview | Sound On Sound, Jun 1992
Steve Jansen & Richard Barbieri

Following a brief diversion in the form of last year's Rain Tree Crow project, Steve Jansen and Richard Barbieri are once more pursuing their creative partnership. Paul Ireson reports on the recording of their latest album.

Bill Nelson - A Full Nelson

Interview | Electronic Soundmaker, Apr 1985

Bill Nelson's been out of the public eye recently, touring America and refurbishing his studio. Now he's back and talking to us.

David Sylvian - Sylvian - Behind the Veil

Interview | Electronics & Music Maker, Sep 1986

It's two years since the former japan frontman made his solo debut, but a new double album showcases both Sylvian's unique songwriting and his interest in ambient, instrumental music. Exhaustive interview by Tim Goodyer.

David Sylvian - Exorcising Ghosts

Interview | Music Technology, May 1991

The charismatic singer, composer and lyricist rejoins the former members of Japan for their first LP in ten years. Tim Goodyer talks technology, philosophy and improvisation with David Sylvian.

 

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