|International Musician & Recording World - June 1986|
Talkback to the IM&RW team
Gossip, chit-chat, bitching and backchat from the 'Biz. It's all here
Want to get on in the music biz? Then you'll have to get on TV. Mike Hrano shows you how
Katrina & The Waves
Katrina & The Waves Paul Henderson gets on his surf board
Super-guitarist, super-producer and Superstar, Nile Rodgers must be doing something right. Our exclusive, in-depth interview with the man and his production team reveals all...
Doctor And The Medics
Vic Springer clashes paisley shirts with the psychedelic medics
The Easy Life
Phil 'DO or DIY' Walsh with a neat and tidy solution to footswitch overkill
The fabbest four since the last Fab Four talk to us about real Pop, American style
Tony Mills on sequencing and editing software for the C64 and Atari 520 ST micros
The world-conquering sound of Ronnie James' band rests on its rock solid rhythm section. Tony Reed talks to the men who make the Dio metal machine move
Roland Newslink - Summer 86
Phil Collins explores the Octapads.
A new Super-synth, Samples, and more
Ivory-free piano and the digital grand...
Complete MIDI set-up for the small band.
Everything you wanted to know about distortion
Gregg Parker - from Ozz to the Tube
An education in computer music
Your questions, Alan's answers.
Dave Burrluck on Staccato's affordable, hi-tech instrument
An idea whose time has come — a sample-based expander. Tony Reed slaps it around
The cheapest—and ugliest—way to add sampled sounds you your acoustic drums or drum machine. Tony Reed reports
Curtis Schwartz looks at a new range of cheaper, faster, better, Ram cartridges for DX synths
Dave Burrluck back again, treading callously on a new range of innocent young pedal effects
Bill Martin examines a new range of solidly-built, high quality guitar amps which have just arrived here from the States
An analogue synth with a hefty price tag has to have a pretty good excuse these days. Jim Betteridge believes this one has
Paul Fishman sings the praises of Fairlight's unique instrument — and finds himself controlling a DX7
A cardboard kit? That doesn't need tuning? And professionals love? Bob Henrit has the facts
Kahler turned tremolo design on its head to make their fortune — and now they've produced a traditional fulcrum. What's going on? Dave Burrluck has the answers
Howard Grey, Scritti Politti and UB40's producer, speaks on page 120... a new Yamaha portastudio on page 122... a Track Record special features new live albums from both The Stones and Joe Jackson on page 125... Home Taping looks at some acoustic Jazz on page 128... Ramsa compact monitors to challenge the Auratone on page 133... life down on the farm at Lodge Studio on page 139...
More cuttings from the sharp end of the Biz
Chas de Whalley chews the fat with Howard Grey, the young turk behind some of UB40's and Scritti Politti's finest moments
Yamaha's latest incursion into the portastudio market looks like something out of Alien. Does it sound out of this world too? Richard Walmsley has a close encounter of the reviewing kind
Joe Jackson, Rolling Stones
This month, a specially extended Track Record looks at the making of two very different albums with one thing in common. The Stones' Dirty Work and Joe Jacksons' Big World were both recorded live
A Thorne in the side of Tony Mills
A new name to challenge the Auratones of this world? Curtis Schwartz reports
Jim Betteridge gets pastoral down at The Lodge
Titanic sunk, Hindenburg lost — yes, it's the news section