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Review | Music Technology, Sep 1987
Unveiled at NAMM and stars of the BMF, these two new instruments receive their exclusive preview in MT. Tim Goodyer takes a deep breath before taking a closer look.
Review | Music Technology, Apr 1988
Electronic Wind Instrument
State-of-the-art wind synthesis. Man Jumping's Andy Blake gets his fingers around Akai's wind controller and voicing module and finds a happy marriage between expression and analogue synthesis.
Review | Sound On Sound, Dec 1987
Having explored the history and development of wind synthesizers in our September issue, record producer and wind player extraordinaire John L. Walters compares and contrasts the Akai EWI and Yamaha WX7. Are they the instruments that wind players have been longing for? Find out inside.
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Feature | Topic: Design, Development & Manufacture | Music Technology, Dec 1987
Nyle Steiner and Sal Gallina Interviewed
As wind synthesis gains momentum we sent Nick Armington and Lars Lofas out to track down and talk to the men responsible for the design of the Yamaha WX1 and Akai EWI.
Feature | Topic: Design, Development & Manufacture | Sound On Sound, Sep 1987
A History of Wind Synthesizers
Could the wind of change be upon us? MIDI has already given guitarists and drummers the means to control electronic sounds, and the launch of the Akai and Yamaha wind controllers now allows woodwind and brass players to join in. John L. Walters takes a general look at the historical development of wind synthesizers, and the Akai and Yamaha products in particular.