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A practical FM Editing Solution?

Pandora Dxessory

Martin Russ explores the merits of Desk Accessory programs with a look at this Atari-based 'pop-up' DX editor from Pandora Technology.

C-LAB UNITOR: SMPTE/EBU

C-Lab Unitor SMPTE/EBU Synchroniser

David Mellor reviews theis SMPTE/EBU timecode unit dedicated to C-lab's Creator and Notator sequencing and scorewriting software for the Atari ST.

C-LAB: Display Interpretation; Dongle Insertion; Dub Drop; Arrange Mode; VOYETRA: Offset; PC Company; Musicpak; Yamaha C1; STEINBERG: Single-sided Pro24

C-Lab: Display Interpretation; Dongle Insertion; Dub Drop; Arrange Mode. Voyetra: Offset; PC Company; Musicpak; Yamaha C1. * Steinberg: Single-sided Pro24.

HIGH NOON!

Steinberg 'Twelve' MIDI Recorder

Steinberg, the Germany-based originators of the massively successful Pro24 MIDI sequencer for the Atari ST, have divided the said Pro24 roughly in half and have arrived at what may well turn out to be the best answer for many people starting out, namely a 'new' low-priced 12-track sequencer called Twelve. David Pickering Pick investigates.

HIGH NOON!

Steinberg Twelve MIDI Recorder

Steinberg, the Germany-based originators of the massively successful Pro24 MIDI sequencer for the Atari ST, have divided the said Pro24 roughly in half and have arrived at what may well turn out to be the best answer for many people starting out, namely a 'new' low-priced 12-track sequencer called Twelve. David Pickering Pick investigates.

HYBRID ARTS ADAP1 SOUNDTRACK

Hybrid Arts ADAP1 Soundtrack

Why buy a sampler when you already have one? If you own an Atari ST then you possess one of the major components of any sampling instrument - the memory. With the ADAP1 Soundtrack software and processing units your ST can be transformed into a MIDI sampler, not only that but a powerful post-production tool for film or video too. David Mellor reports.

Kawai Q80 Sequencer

MIDI sequencer

Kawai's first ever dedicated MIDI sequencer may have to fight hard to make its mark in an already overcrowded market, but it has one major advantage over the competition - its price! Julian Colbeck reports.

Roland's gift of the groove

Roland R8 Human Rhythm Composer

Paul Ireson beats a path to the door of Roland's new flagship drumbox and finds a groovy kind of love.

People + Opinion

BRIAN ENO

Brian Eno: Thoughts, Words, Music And Art: Part 2

Part 2: Mark Prendergast continues his in-depth look at the formation of Eno's new record company, Land Records, and the use of electronics in his music.

MIDI FUTURES AT THE BBC

BBC Radiophonic Workshop

Sound On Sound has covered developments at the BBC's Radiophonic Workshop before - and hardly surprising, because the unique requirements placed on the facility, coupled with Brian Hodgson's keen knowledge of both technology and management and a world-class group of composer/producers, has placed the Radiophonic Workshop in the forefront of developments in high technology music. Their latest development - a new style of MIDI suite - is an innovation not only in terms of the technology that's employed, but also in the 'geography' of the working environment. Richard Elen takes an exclusive first look.

SOUNDING OFF: Countdown to the music network by Paul Gilby

Deputy editor Paul Gilby reveals what this magazine will be doing on the Music Network - Europe's brand new computer communications system for musicians and the music industry. Read all about it!

SOUTHLANDS STUDIO

Southlands Studio: Paradise Re-Found

Paul Ireson goes in search of paradise and finds the newly renamed and refitted Southlands Studio in Chiswick, London.

YELLO MAGIC ORCHESTRA

Yello Magic Orchestra

Paul Ireson converses with 50% of Switzerland's most exciting export since milk chocolate - Dieter Meiter of Yello.

Technique

HOW TO SET UP A HOME STUDIO

How To Set Up A Home Studio: Part 3: Soldering Techniques & Wiring Looms

There's no getting away from it. If you are a home studio builder, then sooner or later you are going to have to solder. And unless you like tangled cables, you will need to be able to make up your own wiring looms. David Mellor offers a man-in-the-street's guide to simple and reliable wiring techniques.

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