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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.

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.

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.

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.

Guide to Electro-Music Techniques - Part 1

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

Guide to Electronic Music Techniques - Part 2

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

Guide to Electronic Music Techniques - Part 3

Feature | 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.

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.

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.

Radio Days

Feature | Topic: Digital Audio Workstations, Live, MIDI, Performing, Sequencing | Sound On Sound, Aug 1992
Technology On The Air

When Paul D. Lehrman was asked to use his technological expertise to help create a radio quiz show, he rose to the challenge — and discovered it was just about the best fun he could have standing up.

Session Men Say Go - Part 1

Feature | Topic: Performing | Making Music, Nov 1986
Sessionmen Special

Studio time with bassist Mo Foster, drummer Tom Nichol and keyboardist Danny Shogger.

Session Singers

Feature | Topic: Performing | International Musician, Jan 1986

Their trials and tribulations.

Sessioneers - Part 2

Feature | Topic: Performing | Making Music, Dec 1986
Sessionmen Special

Part two of studiotime, with bassist Paul Westwood and guitarist Tim Renwick.

Sessiontime

Feature | Topic: Performing, Recording | One Two Testing, Jul 1984
Radio One - DJ Mix

the truth behind live sessions

Sex and the Rock Star

Feature | Topic: Music Business, Performing | One Two Testing, Sep 1984

who does it where to whom and with what

So You Want To Be A...

Feature | Topic: Performing | International Musician, Feb 1985

...Session Musician. Jim Betteridge kicks off a new series with a frank look at the prospect of becoming a hired player

Song for the Sideman

Feature | Topic: Live, Performing | Making Music, Apr 1986
Touring With Nik Kershaw

Drummer Mark Price tells what it's really like to be up there on stage. Did anyone say terrifying?

Splitting Image

Feature | Topic: Humour, Live, Music Business, Performing | Making Music, Aug 1986
Why Bands Break Up

A unique Making Music survey; plus a quiz to find out if you're the splitting type.

Stage Fight

Feature | Topic: Humour, Live, Performing | Making Music, Aug 1986

 

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