May 1990 In This Issue

To open articles, click title links

Reviews

C-LAB: Program Changes; Arrange Mode; MIDI gitars and delays; Soft link; STEINBERG:Cubase and the mouse; Cubase Zoom; Transpose & Group Tracks; STE Compatibility

C-Lab: Program Changes; Arrange Mode; MIDI gitars and delays; Soft link. Steinberg:Cubase and the mouse; Cubase Zoom; Transpose & Group Tracks; STE Compatibility.

CARRY ON DOCTOR!

Boss DR550 Dr. Rhythm

In 1980, the original Boss DR55 Dr. Rhythm gave many people their first introduction to programmable drum machines. In 1990, the new DR55 is set to make musicians on a tight budget equally happy by providing their first taste of excellent 16-bit sampled drum sounds for under £200. Paul Ireson beats a path to his local music store's door.

DR. T'S COPYIST

Dr. T's Copyist: Musical Transcription Program

Writing out full scores and individual parts for fellow musicians used to be a slavish occupation for a skilled select few. Now, with the benefit of low cost computers and music transcription programs like this one from Dr. T, almost anyone can produce professional results that don't cost the earth. Amanda Stuart explores.

EZE Ensoniq EPS

Sample Editor

Perhaps it's because the auto-looping functions on Ensoniq's EPS sampler are so effective that computer based sample editing software for the machine is so thin on the ground? Matthew Newman checks out Gelva Software's first offering.

HYBRID ARTS SMPTETRACK II

Hybrid Arts SMPTEtrack II

Is Hybrid Arts SMPTE track for the Atari ST keeping pace with the front runners? David Mellor upgrades his sequencer package to Version II software and hardware.

MIDITEMP PMM88

Miditemp PMM88

MIDI routing systems have come down a long way since the humble passive Thru box. Kendall Wrightson explores a sophisticated example of the species, from MIDItemp.

PEAVEY DPM3

Peavey DPM3 Composition Centre

Announced over a year ago, the all-American DPM3 has finally landed on our shores. Martin Russ takes the wraps off Peavey's much publicised first foray into the hi-tech keyboard market.

SONIC IMAGES SAMPLE CDs

Sonic Images Sample CDs

There may be a few instruments in the world that have not yet been sampled, but there is still an infinite number of ways it can be done. David Mellor auditions Sonic Images' Sample Library Volumes 2 and 3: Percussion Special and Stack Sounds A.

STUDER DYAXIS

Studer Dyaxis Digital Audio Production System

Today's high-end tools for the professional are tomorrow's affordable tools for the musician in the street. David Mellor expores a Macintosh-based digital recording and editing system from a company best known for their analogue tape recorders.

People + Opinion

JEAN-MICHEL JARRE

Jean-Michel Jarre

Since heralding in a new musical era in 1976 with the release of his synthesizer-based opus 'Oxygene', Jean-Michel Jarre has gone on to sell almost 34 million records worldwide. Currently embarking on a new album project, as well as planning a series of concerts to welcome in the new decade, Richard Buskin visited Jarre in his home studio to talk about the technology behind his music.

SOUNDING OFF: Hi-tech and Masculinity by Patrick Dailly

Hi-tech and Masculinity by Patrick Dailly.

Technique

RECORDING TECHNIQUES

Recording Techniques: Part 6: The Mixing Console (2)

David Mellor continues his close examination of the recording studio's most complex and expensive piece of equipment.

All Issues

2015

January

2014

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

2013

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

2012

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

2011

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

2010

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

2009

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

2008

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

2007

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

2006

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

2005

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

2004

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

2003

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

2002

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

2001

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

2000

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

1999

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

1998

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

1997

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

1996

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

1995

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

1994

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

1993

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

1992

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

1991

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

1990

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

1989

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

1988

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

1987

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

1986

January

February

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

1985

November

December

 Issue Selector
WIN Great Prizes in SOS Competitions!
WIN Great Prizes in SOS Competitions!

 

Home | Search | News | Current Issue | Tablet Mag | Articles | Forum | Blog | Subscribe | Shop | Readers Ads

Advertise | Information | Privacy Policy | Support | Login Help

 

Email: Contact SOS

Telephone: +44 (0)1954 789888

Fax: +44 (0)1954 789895

Registered Office: Media House, Trafalgar Way, Bar Hill, Cambridge, CB23 8SQ, United Kingdom.

Sound On Sound Ltd is registered in England and Wales.

Company number: 3015516 VAT number: GB 638 5307 26

         

All contents copyright © SOS Publications Group and/or its licensors, 1985-2014. All rights reserved.
The contents of this article are subject to worldwide copyright protection and reproduction in whole or part, whether mechanical or electronic, is expressly forbidden without the prior written consent of the Publishers. Great care has been taken to ensure accuracy in the preparation of this article but neither Sound On Sound Limited nor the publishers can be held responsible for its contents. The views expressed are those of the contributors and not necessarily those of the publishers.

Web site designed & maintained by PB Associates | SOS | Relative Media