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Beating The System

Feature | Topic: Algorythmic Composition, Arranging / Songwriting, Composing / Art | One Two Testing, Jul/Aug 1986
Systems Music

Musical mathematics made easy

Beyond E Major

Feature | Topic: Arranging / Songwriting, Music Theory | One Two Testing, Feb 1985

making sense of written music

Beyond E Major

Feature | Topic: Arranging / Songwriting, Music Theory | One Two Testing, Mar 1985

is written music rock'n'roll?

Beyond E Major

Feature | Topic: Arranging / Songwriting, Music Theory | One Two Testing, Jan 1985

and into writing music

Billy Bragg - A New England

Feature | Topic: Arranging / Songwriting, Tuition / Technique | One Two Testing, Feb 1986

A new book published, A New England dissected

Brass

Feature | Topic: Arranging / Songwriting, Music Theory | International Musician, Aug 1986
The Art Of Arranging

Ian Gardiner gets out the manuscript paper and tells you how to spread those blobs around

Coverage - Lloyd Cole & The Commotions

Feature | Topic: Arranging / Songwriting, Tuition / Technique | One Two Testing, Feb 1986
Cut Me Down

Cut Me Down cut up

Electric Blues - Part 7

Feature Series | Topic: Arranging / Songwriting, Drum Programming | Recording Musician, Jan 1993

Edgar G Roover once more joins forces with the Heavenly duo. This month, we're programming the blues.

Funky Stuff

Feature | Topic: Arranging / Songwriting, Drum Programming, Sequencing | Sound On Sound, Sep 1993
Making Classic Funk

Groovy Train - Part 4

Feature Series | Topic: Arranging / Songwriting, Drum Programming | Recording Musician, Oct 1992

The fourth part of our dance music series, with more drum patterns and basslines for you to programme yourself.

Here At The Front

Feature | Topic: Arranging / Songwriting | Making Music, Dec 1987

How To 12in

Feature | Topic: Arranging / Songwriting, Mixing | One Two Testing, Jun 1985

extended mixing on your Portastudio

How to write a Rock Song - Part 4

Feature Series | Topic: Arranging / Songwriting | Electronics & Music Maker, Jul 1983
Form and Structure

How to Write a Rock Song - Part 1

Feature Series | Topic: Arranging / Songwriting | Electronics & Music Maker, Mar 1983

Part 1 Melodies

How to Write a Rock Song - Part 5

Feature Series | Topic: Arranging / Songwriting | Electronics & Music Maker, Sep 1983
Arranging sheet music

How to write a Rock Song - Part 3

Feature Series | Topic: Arranging / Songwriting | Electronics & Music Maker, Jun 1983
Rhythmic and Harmonic Structure

Instant Hip - Part 2

Feature Series | Topic: Arranging / Songwriting, Drum Programming | Recording Musician, Aug 1992
Key Ingredients For A Happening Dance Track

An insight into the sounds and structures that make up a successful dance record, by Edgar G. Roover.

It’s My Song

Feature | Topic: Arranging / Songwriting, Performing | Phaze 1, Feb 1989
And I'll Cry If I Want To

so why can't the band play it properly? songwriters’ psychology made simple

Latin Lessons - Part 5

Feature Series | Topic: Arranging / Songwriting, Drum Programming | Recording Musician, Nov 1992
Steamy Rhythms to Warm Up Your Sequencer

The fifth part in our series on programming covers Latin dance rhythms and musical sequences.

Make It Up

Feature | Topic: Arranging / Songwriting, Performing | Phaze 1, Jun 1989

how to liven up your music by being open to improvisation

Making Notes - Part 10

Feature Series | Topic: Arranging / Songwriting, Music Theory | Electronics & Music Maker, Jan 1983
Counter Melody — how to create extra melodies in your music.

Part 10: How to make Counter Melodies

Making the Most of... - Part 14

Feature Series | Topic: Arranging / Songwriting, Effects Processing, Mixing, Sampling, Tape, Vinyl, CD, DAT | Home & Studio Recording, Jun 1986
Your Paul Hardcastle Aspirations!

Steve Howell takes up his razor blade once again and explains the basis for extended remixes.

Orchestral Manoeuvres

Feature | Topic: Arranging / Songwriting, Sequencing | Sound On Sound, Aug 1989
Mozart Meets C-Lab Notator

Proving that hi-tech tools are not the sole preserve of pop musicians, Richard Gonski, Music Director of the Electric Symphony Orchestra, tells how he and Francis Monkman took Mozart's Piano Concerto In C Minor, K.491, and sequenced the whole work using C-Lab's Notator.

Orchestrating with MIDI - Part 2

Feature Series | Topic: Arranging / Songwriting, MIDI, Sequencing | Sound On Sound, Aug 1993

Orchestrating with MIDI - Part 1

Feature Series | Topic: Arranging / Songwriting, MIDI, Sequencing | Sound On Sound, Jul 1993

 

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