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A Classical Style - Part 2

Feature Series | Topic: Music Business, Performing | Making Music, Mar 1987
Orchestral Voices

Part two of our interview/investigation into the differences between classical and rock

A For Auditions

Feature | Topic: Performing | Making Music, Jun 1986

Find out how to get those missing musicians for your group, or get into a new group yourself.

Bad Gigs

Feature | Topic: Live, Performing | One Two Testing, Dec 1985

a checklist to help avoid them

Bio Music

Feature | Topic: Performing, Sound Fundamentals, Synthesis & Sound Design | Electronics & Music Maker, Dec 1981

An intriguing evaluation of the way the human body reacts to music.

Blue Eyed Pop

Feature | Topic: Marketing / Promotion, Performing | Phaze 1, Nov 1988
The Weird and Wonderful World of The Blue Eyed Boys

do you really want to be the next bros?

Box Pop

Feature | Topic: Marketing / Promotion, Music Business, Performing, Video / Film / Picture | Phaze 1, May 1989

trying to get on telly could be the most frustrating experience of your musical career; we pinpoint the pitfalls

Busker Bloodvessel

Feature | Topic: Live, Performing | Making Music, Aug 1986
Going Busking

Should you do it? Can you legally do it? Have you got the right sort of songs to do it?

Can You Make It More Green?

Feature | Topic: Humour, Performing | One Two Testing, Mar 1984
Session Drumming

All the secrets from Andy Duncan.

Classical Style - Part 1

Feature Series | Topic: Music Business, Performing | Making Music, Feb 1987

Rock musicians have it tough, eh? But how hard is the life of a classical player?

Classified Information

Feature | Topic: Performing | One Two Testing, Jul 1985

are small ads working for the musician?

Dodgy Practices

Feature | Topic: Performing | Electronics & Music Maker, May 1986

All the musical ideas, playing prowess and flash hardware in the world won't make your band sound good - unless you get the most out of rehearsals. Trevor Gilchrist offers some clues.

Drugs and the Musician

Feature | Topic: History / Culture, Music Business, Performing | One Two Testing, Feb 1985

dangerous truths

Going For Broke

Feature | Topic: Live, Marketing / Promotion, Music Business, Performing | Phaze 1, Aug 1989

forming your first band and don't know what to do? Read on...

Guide to Electro-Music Techniques - Part 1

Feature Series | Topic: Performing, Synthesis & Sound Design | Electronics & Music Maker, Oct 1982
Synth Performance Controls

Guide to Electronic Music Techniques - Part 2

Feature Series | Topic: Performing, Synthesis & Sound Design | Electronics & Music Maker, Nov 1982
Synth Performance Controls

Guide to Electronic Music Techniques - Part 3

Feature Series | Topic: Performing, Synthesis & Sound Design | Electronics & Music Maker, Feb 1983

Performance Controls: Part 3

Hey Mr DJ!

Feature | Topic: Live, Performing | The Mix, Nov 1994
Getting into DJing

How to mix records, what gear to buy, and how to get work

Instant Pictures

Feature | Topic: Performing, Video / Film / Picture | Music Technology, Feb 1987

From Canada comes Mandala, the first instrument capable of translating video images into MIDI data - and vice versa. Jim Burgess points some pretty pictures and assesses the implications.

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

Light Show

Feature | Topic: Live, Performing | Making Music, Nov 1986

Live Wires

Feature | Topic: Live, Performing | Electronic Soundmaker, Aug 1985
Playing Live

Electronic music live - a special focus

Music On Tap

Feature | Topic: Live, Performing | Electronics & Music Maker, Dec 1985

At great risk to the magazine’s circulation, we present a guide to spending your evenings playing music instead of reading about it. Your local may never be the same again.

Performing Musician: Endangered Species?

Feature | Topic: Performing, Sequencing | Music Technology, Mar 1991

Accusations of replacing "real" musicians have shifted from drum machine to sampler, but there may be other changes upon us. Steve Wright investigates the significance of the sequencer.

Playing With Your Voice

Feature | Topic: Performing | Phaze 1, Aug 1989

all the singer needs to know, part 2!

Present Yourself

Feature | Topic: Education, Live, Performing | Music Technology, May 1987

Having trouble projecting the right image on-stage? Paul Tingen reports on a unique way of improving your performing confidence, and your outlook on music in general.

 

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