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"It's Cruel to make a computer work this hard..."
Digidesign Pro Tools
Digidesign, pioneers of low-cost professional audio tools, have broken the multitrack barrier, pushing the Macintosh to its limits to offer four to 16 tracks of (relatively affordable hard disk recording. Paul D. Lehrman can hardly believe his eyes...
ART MULTIVERB ALPHA
ART Multiverb Alpha
The Multiverb Alpha is the latest and greatest in ART's series of studio multi-effects processors. Dave Lockwood checks it out.
C-LAB: Clean Machine Unitor; SMPTE Display offset; STEINBERG: Optimising your MIDI setup; Cubase and the Fostex R8/MTC1; OPCODE VISION: System 7 compatibility; Where do things go in system 7; Studio 3 DA and studio 3 INIT under system 7.0
C-Lab: Clean Machine Unitor; SMPTE Display offset. Steinberg: Optimising your MIDI setup; Cubase and the Fostex R8/MTC1. Opcode Vision: System 7 compatibility; Where do things go in system 7; Studio 3 DA and studio 3 INIT under system 7.0.
Complete Synthesizer Buyer's Guide
Looking for a new synthesizer keyboard or module? Confused? You won't be, after you've read this! Julian Colbeck presents a complete survey of all current instruments, plus a look at the past, present and future of the synth market.
Tech 21 Sansamp
The ultimate DI sound is the Holy Grail for recording guitarists. Dave Lockwood test (over)drives a black box that moves a step closer to the goal.
Steinberg Cubase (Hands On)
David Mellor offers a guided tour of Steinberg's ubiquitous sequencer program.
Hitsound Pascal Gabriel CD
Paul Ireson samples the personal sound library of remix maestro Pascal Gabriel.
Korg Wavestation EX
Korg's Wavestation synthesizer has won a small but devout following since its introduction 18 months ago. Paul Ireson wonders whether new sounds and effects on the updated Wavestation EX will broaden its appeal.
LEX IS MORE
Lexicon LXP15 Effects Processor
The Lexicon name is synonymous with high quality effects and extensive MIDI control. Martin Russ finds the LXP15 well up to scratch.
Raising the Stakes
Tascam M3700 VGA Automated Desk
Zenon Schoepe gets to grips with the VGA automated desk that some British console manufacturers have not been looking forward to!
RUSSLINGS: Magneto-optical disks
Could the arrival of new storage media such as magneto-optical disks change the way we perceive music?
People + Opinion
60 YEARS OF ABBEY ROAD
60 Years Of Abbey Road Studios
Richard Buskin looks back at the illustrious past of the world's most famous studio and discovers why Abbey Road remained a front-runner for so long.
MICHAEL NYMAN: Musical Books
Michael Nyman: Musical Books
Although Michael Nyman 's name and music have become known primarily through Peter Greenaway's extraordinary films, Prospero's Books may see the peak but also the end of their creative partnership. But Nyman has other strings to his bow, as Mark J. Prendergast discovers.
MAKING YOUR OWN VIDEO: Part 2: The Edit
Making Your Own Video: Part 2: The Edit
Last month, we looked at how you can use a domestic format like S-VHS to shoot footage good enough for use in a video demo. However, getting the right footage is only half the battle as Paul Wiffen and Darrin Williamson found out. Here we follow them through the editing stage.