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A TOUCH OF MAGIC

Emagic Notator Logic 1.2

When Gerhard Lengeling and Chris Adam left C-Lab to form their own company, they took their new baby, Notator Logic, with them. Kendall Wrightson assesses Emagic's 'object oriented' Mac MIDI sequencer.

Big Bang Productions Percussion Power Vol. 1

Sample Library

* Score = 2.5

Dr T's KCS; STEINBERG: Cubase Windows - the undiscovered country, PC-MIDI interfaces Part 1: expansion slot type

Dr T's KCS; Steinberg: Cubase Windows - the undiscovered country, PC-MIDI interfaces Part 1: expansion slot type.

HEAVENLY MUSIC

Heavenly Music MIDI File Format Patterns

Heavenly Music's range of standard MIDI files on disk include quality drum and bass patterns. Derek Johnson puts them to work.

Masterbits Climax Collection Vol. 3 (Guitars)

Sample Library

* Score = 3.5

Masterbits Climax Collection Vol. 5 (Violins)

Sample Library

* Score = 4

PASSPORT MUSICTIME

Passport Musicime PC Scoring Software

Looking for affordable notation software for the PC? Brian Heywood investigates Passport's answer to the problem - MusicTime.

PEAVEY SPECTRUM BASS

Peavey Spectrum Bass Digital Phase Modulation Synthesizer

No brass, no flutes, no drums, no effects - just bass, bass, and more bass. Derek johnson feels the earth move as he puts Peavey's Spectrum Bass module through its paces.

RACK ATTACK!

Phonic PMX1600A Mixer

Looking for a low-cost yet versatile compact mixer? Derek Johnson believes he's found one.

ROLAND SP700

Roland SP700 Sample Player

Wilf Smarties checks out this sub-£1900 sample playback module that reads fluent Akai!

SMART ALEX?

Lexicon Alex Digital Effects Processor

Alex brings the famous Lexicon reverb sound within reach of musicians and home/MIDI studio owners, and throws in chorus, flanging and delay effects for good measure. Paul White, Editor of our sister magazine Recording Musician, enters deep space...

Studiomaster P7

In-Line Mixer

There's no shortage of in-line, low cost desks on the market - an odd time, you might think, for Studiomaster to launch their first in-line mixer. The P7, however, offers very worthy competition to the more established models, as Ian Gilby discovers.

TASCAM MM200

Tascam MM200 Keyboard Mixer

Tascam's MM200 isn't just another eight stereo channel mixer - Derek Johnson finds out what difference on-board MIDI routing plus a BBE Enhancer can make.

WORLD BEATING?

Real Drum Company Masterkit CD-ROM Vol. 1

Real Drum Company want to show the world just how good sampled drums can be, and their new Masterkit CD-ROM for Akai samplers has already won the plaudits of leading drummers. Wilf Smarties finds out what all the fuss is about.

People + Opinion

A ROOM OF MY OWN

John Crossley

Producer and re-mixer John Crosley takes Nigel Humberstone on a guided tour of his personal workspace.

THE ORB: It came from outer space

The Orb: It Came From Outer Space

The Orb's ambient experiments have transformed dance music and put the longest single ever released into the UK charts. Mark J. Prendergast hears what Thrash and Alex Paterson have to say about it all.

WHO'S THAT BLOKE WITH WIX?

Paul 'Wix' Wickens

Q: What do Paul McCartney, Barry Manilow, Tasmin Archer and The Damned have in common? A: Paul 'Wix' Wickens. Mark Cunningham hears about playing keys with the Fab One, and about how to produce a No. 1 single without even knowing it...

Technique

AMIGA NOTES: SuperJam 1.1

SuperJam 1.1.

CBX-D5; Digidesign

Apple Notes

Converting Programs Between Mac & Atari

Atari Notes

DRUM PROGRAMMING: Part 13

Drum Programming: A Series By Warren Cann: Part 13

You may have fantastic drum patterns booming in your head, but how do you achieve that sound in real life? This month we cogitate about kits, keyboards and controlers.

HANDS ON

Large Diaphragm Mics explained

High-quality large diaphragm mics are used in the recording of many a hit - David Mellor explains why they are worth their weight in gold.

INDEX TO ARTICLES

Index To Articles: Nov 1985 - April 1993

Index to Articles from November 1985 to April 1993.

OPTICAL: ILLUSION OR REALITY?

Optical Media: Illusion Or Reality?

The rise of optical media for data storage has provided answers to many of the problems thrown up by ever more powerful samplers and digital audio systems. Yasmin Hashmi takes a look at where optical technology has been, and where it's going in the future.

State Of The PC Music Scene

PC Notes

TUNING YOUR BREAKBEATS

Tuning Your Breakbeats

Break beats and loops form the backbone of many a dance track, but should you need to change tempo the returning of samples can be a headache. Matt Fletcher explains how to make it easy.

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