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24th Sep 2021

Sound Diving #2 - Take On Me

Let's dive into the multitracks for A-ha's 1985 hit, and see what clues we can uncover about the making of this classic pop song!

2nd Sep 2021

Sound Diving #1 - West End Girls

...with East End voices

In the first of an occasional series digging deep into the weeds of famous songs, I look at the classic Pet Shop Boys track - and what's *really* going on in that intro..?

9th Jul 2021

Sound On Sound

Another milestone
17th Mar 2021


24th Apr 2020

From Print To Screen

Part 6 - OCR Part 1a - Contents & Metadata
11th Feb 2020

Welcome to The Mix

12th Dec 2019

More Patchwork

Synth Patches - The Return
12th Nov 2019

From Print To Screen

Part 5 - Outputting the Scans to Use
16th Oct 2019

Notator HD

*Almost* the first DAW...
17th Mar 2019

Now We Are Three

...and Three New Things (Polyphony, Ads, & Stats)
25th Jan 2019

From Print To Screen

Part 4 - Processing the Scans
31st Oct 2018

Updates & Improvements

More Flexible Gear
16th Oct 2018

From Print To Screen

Part 3 - The Scan Library
8th May 2018

Making Music

and music shops, and lunch money...
5th Apr 2018

One, Two... Testing

Our 200th issue brings One Two Testing to mu:zines

One Two Testing's first issue enters the archive...

17th Mar 2018

One... Two!

Birthday Time Again!
27th Jan 2018

Editor Notes

Don't miss them!

A reminder to not miss the exclusive editorial pieces from former editors of the magazines we are archiving - and extending the invitation to others...

12th Jan 2018

From Print To Screen

Part Two - Scanning

A blog series going into the process of archiving magazines online with mu:zines.

1st Nov 2017

From Print To Screen

Part One - Overview

A blog series going into the process of archiving magazines online with mu:zines.

1st Oct 2017

The Long Lost Patch

...and how I rediscovered it
17th Mar 2017


(Happy Birthday to us!)
20th Feb 2017


You Always Fondly Remember Your First...

Remembering my first music magazine....

11th Jan 2017

Electronics & Music

E&MM Issue 1 is now online

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