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40 Sequencer Essentials

Feature | Topic: Sequencing | Sound On Sound, Aug 1988

In this lengthy article, Craig Anderton explains all the features found on sequencers, from the simple to the esoteric. It is intended for those who are trying to make an intelligent purchasing decision about a sequencer and don't fully understand all the options that are available.

A Time Trip

Feature | Topic: Computing, Sequencing | Polyphony, Jul 1976
Ready:_

John Simonton

Advanced Music Synthesis

Feature | Topic: Sequencing, Synthesis & Sound Design | Electronics & Music Maker, Nov 1983
Sequencers

Sequencer Anatomy

All Systems Stop

Feature | Topic: MIDI, Sequencing | Music Technology, Jun 1992

What happens when you press your sequencer's "stop" button and why does such a simple operation sometimes cause so much trouble? Vic Lennard offers a few troubleshooting tips and reveals that there's probably more to it than you think.

Back To Bach

Feature | Topic: Composing / Art, Recording, Sequencing | Sound On Sound, Jul 1992
The Making of an Album

When Julian Colbeck went back to Bach to find musical inspiration, little did he think he'd end up recording a whole album.

Beauty And The Beat

Feature | Topic: Home Studio, Sequencing | Electronic Soundmaker, Nov 1984
The System

System feature; sound collage with the CSQ600.

Dr.T's Software Page

Feature | Topic: Computing, Sequencing | Sound On Sound, Sep 1988

More useful hints and tips for Dr.T's music programs, written and compiled exclusively for SOS by Dr.T themselves.

Dr.T's Software Page

Feature | Topic: Computing, Sequencing | Sound On Sound, Jul 1988

In response to reader demand, this month we introduce a regular page of hints and tips for Dr.T's music programs, written and compiled exclusively for SOS by Dr.T themselves.

Dr.T’s Software Page

Feature | Topic: Computing, Sequencing | Sound On Sound, Oct 1988

More useful hints and tips for Dr.T’s music programs, written and compiled exclusively for SOS by Dr.T themselves.

Dream Sequences - Part 1

Feature | Topic: Computing, Sequencing | The Mix, Dec 1994

Creating music on a computer

Editing on the Model 64

Feature | Topic: Computing, Sequencing | Electronics & Music Maker, Jun 1984

A simple program that extends the on-screen editing facilities of SCI's MIDI sequencer, with a description by the author, Billy Cowie.

Everything but the Kitchen... - Part 3

Feature | Topic: Sequencing, Syncronisation | Electronics & Music Maker, Jan 1985

Having trouble syncing your sequencer to your drum machine or vice versa? Steve Howell (probably) has the answer.

Hands On: Steinberg Cubase

Feature | Topic: Sequencing | Sound On Sound, Jan 1992

This month David Mellor presents a guided tour of Steinberg's ubiquitous sequencer program.

Hardware Or Software?

Feature | Topic: Live, Sequencing | Sound On Sound, Mar 1992
Sequencing On Stage

Sequencers are a boon in the studio, but on stage they create the potential for problems that can ruin a gig. Paul Ireson explains how to steer clear of trouble.

How To Recreate A Jam & Lewis Production

Feature | Topic: Recording, Sequencing | Sound On Sound, Sep 1988
'When I Think Of You' by Janet Jackson

One good means of learning your way around the equipment you own is to use it to recreate somebody else's music. That's exactly what Mike Collins did last year whilst working at Yamaha's Research & Development Studio in London. Using nothing but Yamaha gear, he set about reproducing a Janet Jackson hit in full, by himself. Here, he recalls what was involved.

Making Quantisation Work For You

Feature | Topic: Sequencing | Sound On Sound, Nov 1988

Used effectively, quantisation can do much more for your sequenced music than simply cleaning up a sloppy playing technique. Craig Anderton supplies some helpful guidelines...

Marshall Law

Feature | Topic: Sequencing | Electronic Soundmaker, Jan 1985
The System

In this month's system feature, we focus on sequencing with a human touch: DX7 and SH101 in perfect harmony.

MIDI - The Absolute Basics - Part 2

Feature | Topic: MIDI, Sequencing | Recording Musician, Oct 1992
Sequencing

The theory and practice of MIDI sequencers, explained in simple terms.

MIDI Basics - Part 3

Feature | Topic: MIDI, Sequencing | Music Technology, Oct 1987

In the third part of our continuing series on the basics of MIDI, Bob O'Donnell concentrates on sequencers, their capabilities and their place in a typical MIDI studio.

Modular Synthesis - Part 12

Feature | Topic: Sequencing, Synthesis & Sound Design, Synthesizer Patches | Electronics & Music Maker, Dec 1984
More on Using Sequencers

The last instalment, not only of Steve Howell's look at using sequencers, but also of the series as a whole.

Modular Synthesis - Part 8

Feature | Topic: Sequencing, Synthesis & Sound Design, Synthesizer Patches | Electronics & Music Maker, Aug 1984
Using Sequencers with Modular Systems

In something of a break from tradition, Steve Howell begins a look at how using a modular synth can expand the horizons of the common or garden monophonic sequencer.

Modular Synthesis - Part 9

Feature | Topic: Sequencing, Synthesis & Sound Design, Synthesizer Patches | Electronics & Music Maker, Sep 1984
Using Sequencers with Modular Systems

More about modular sequencing and the effects it can be used for. Steve Howell educates.

Modular Synthesis - Part 10

Feature | Topic: Sequencing, Syncronisation, Synthesis & Sound Design | Electronics & Music Maker, Oct 1984
Using Sequencers with Modular Systems

Steve Howell looks at different methods of triggering modular sequencers from click-tracks on tape.

More Fun and Games Emanating From the 4780 Sequencer

Feature | Topic: Sequencing, Synthesis & Sound Design | Polyphony, Apr 1976

Music In Education

Feature | Topic: Education, Sequencing | Recording Musician, Feb 1993
A Step-By-Step Sequencing Project

Stephanie Sobey-Jones takes you through a step-by-step sequencing project and explains some sequencer jargon along the way.

 

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