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101 USES FOR A...

Friend-Chip KAT

You've tried the mouse; now check out its computer friendly feline counterpart. Martin Russ prowls around the Friend-Chip K.AT.

CRYSTAL CLEAR:

Voice Crystal SY77 Disks 1 & 2

Martin Russ takes a break from programming sounds and auditions someone else's instead.

FRACTAL ACTION

Fractal Music Composer

Martin Russ looks at a program that generates music from chaos.

HANDS ON

Akai S1000 Sampler (Hands On)

There's an S1000 in every studio - almost. David Mellor presents an introduction to this popular sampler.

INTO THE HEART

Emu Proteus Master Performance System

Martin Russ continues his in-depth look at the Emu Proteus Master Performance System.

KEEP IT SIMPLE

Sessionmaster Direct Recording Pre-amp

The Sessionmaster Direct Recording Pre-amp steers clear of extras that are best left to other effects units, and concentrates on providing a quality guitar DI signal. Dave Lockwood approves.

KEEPING TRACK

Opcode Track Chart

Need to keep track of your tracks in the studio? Opcode's Track Chart offers a package of handy utilities for engineers; Mike Collins tries it out.

LA AUDIO MULTI GATE

LA Audio Multigate

Zenon Schoepe gets to grips with this 16-channel MIDI controllable gate/mute processor.

RUSSLINGS: Why 16-bit/44.1 kHz sampling doesn't necessarily equal CD audio quality

There are a considerable number of samplers on the new and second-hand market - and they all come with potentially misleading techno-speak specifications. So what is a '16-bit sampler'?

STEINBERG: MIDI Clock and MIDI Timecode; PASSPORT: Encore For PC; If you have at least 2Mb; If you din't have 2Mb

Steinberg: MIDI Clock and MIDI Timecode Passport: Encore For PC; If you have at least 2Mb; If you din't have 2Mb

THE COMPLETE SAMPLERS BUYER'S GUIDE

The Complete Sampler Buyer's Guide

Or Everything You Need To Know About Buying A Sampler, But Didn't Know Who To Ask. Julian Colbeck is your guide.

THE NEW WAVE

Korg Wavestation A/D

Korg add new samples, a vocoder and a pair of audio inputs to their highly acclaimed Advanced Vector synthesizer, and put the results in a rack. Kendall Wrightson says the Wavestation A/D is a TV/film composer's dream machine.

WET, WET, WET!

LSW Poolside Drums Sampling CD

David Mellor tastes a hot product from the London Sample Workshop.

YAMAHA MT120

Yamaha MT120 4-track Cassette Recorder

Yamaha's new MT120 budget cassette 4-tracker improves further on their successful MT100, offering excellent features including 5-band graphic EQ; Dave Lockwood boldly goes where even the manual hasn't gone before.

People + Opinion

CYBER-TRIBAL WORLD FUNKATEERS

D'Cuckoo

D'Cuckoo are hardly your average hi-tech band: they build their own instruments; they're all women; and they play "Post-industrial cyber-tribal world-funk'. Paul Tingen investigates.

Technique

STANDARD MIDI FILES

Standard MIDI Files

Despite the fact that Standard MIDI Files have been about for quite a while there is, for many users, still more than a little confusion about their purpose and use. Paul Overaa sheds some light on the subject...

STAR WIRES

Wires And Wherefores Of Connecting Up Your Studio

If you're spending hundreds or even thousands of pounds on studio equipment, you might as well spend a little time to ensure that it's actually connected up properly. Wilf Smarties explains how to avoid hums, buzzes, earth loops, and all those other nasty shocks...

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