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Akai S110016-Bit Stereo Sampler
Akai's S1000 is without a doubt the industry standard professional sampler, so why try and improve on the best? Paul Wiffen finds that SMPTE cue listing, AES/EBU real-time output, and built-in effects are a good start (with hard disk recording to follow).
Is it really possible to get more music out of a program than you put in? David Hughes looks at software that takes auto-accompaniment and makes it work for the musician.
C-LAB: Notator Mixed Triplets; Notator Page Preview; Accessing page preview; STEINBERG: Cubase and Fostex R8; Hardware/software Settings; SMPTE/MTC; Getting started; VOYETRA: Sequencer plus instrument file V3.06
Audio Architecture MIDI Patchbay
Audio Architecture's Function Junction range of MIDI patchbays offers up to 16 x 64 MIDI routing with MIDI merging, Sophisticated MIDI processing and mother keyboard emulation. Kendall Wrightson investigates.
STEINBERG CUBASE 2.0
Steinberg Cubase 2.0
Steinberg's flagship sequencer, Cubase, has seen two major revisions since we first reviewed it. David Hughes looks at what's new.
Zoom 9002 Advanced Guitar Effects Processor
Six digital effects at once from a Walkman-sized box? Ian Gilby gets turned on by technological progress.
People + Opinion
Creating The Future
Anyone can dream about the future, but it takes a unique talent to build it in the present. Wally Badarou's personal studio defies conventional ideas of studio design, substituting voice-controlled DMP11s for a large console, and putting the musician first. Paul Tingen listens in.
ADVENTURES IN MIDI LAND: Part 5
Adventures In MIDI Land: Part 5
The adventure continues... the master of MIDI manipulations, Martin Russ, does the Time Warp!
DAVE STEWART'S MUSIC SEMINAR
Dave Stewart's Music Seminar: Part 6: Sixty Something
Part 6: Sixty Something, originality and where to find it.
ENHANCING YOUR COMPUTER
Enhancing Your Computer
Martin Russ looks at how you can make the most of your computer power, through a range of software and hardware.
KEEPING UP TO DATE
Alesis Quadraverb Plus And Datadisk SQ
Upgrading your equipment doesn't always mean selling the old stuff and replacing it entirely: new facilities and features may only be a chip away. Tony Hastings looks at updated versions of the Alesis Quadraverb and DataDisk.