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DIGITECH MIDI PEDAL: DOD
Digitech MIDI Pedal
Capable of storing 1,984 program change commands, Digitech's recently released MIDI Pedal looks like it could be a useful accessory. Tony Wride investigates...
KORG SQD8 SEQUENCER
Korg SQD8 Sequencer
If your sequencing efforts are constantly blighted by cassette data storage problems and you long for the convenience of disk storage, then Korg's latest budget sequencer cum MIDI data recorder might be for you. Tony Wride investigates.
PROSONUS CD SOUND LIBRARY
Prosonus CD Sound Library
Searching for new samples? Craig Anderton lends an ear to three disks from this new CD sound library.
SONY PORTABLE DAT RECORDER: TCD D10
Sony TCD D10 Portable DAT Recorder
DAT is beginning to take a firm hold in the studio market despite all the controversy. Ed Jones reflects on Digital Audio Tape and roadtests Sony's new TCD D10 portable recorder.
SOUND RECORDING PRACTICE
Sound Recording Practice: Book
Generally regarded as the 'Bible' of the recording world, David Mellor reviews this handbook of recoring techniques and equipment produced by the Association of Professional Recording Studios.
TAC SCORPION MIXING DESK
TAC Scorpion Mixing Desk
Not quite a desk in a million - studi owner Gareth Stuart gets to grips with one of 73 possible variations in the Scorpion mixer range, the 16:8:2+16.
WIRED FOR SOUND
Lynex 16-bit Stereo Sampler
The division between sampler and digital recorder has grown even narrower with the release of the Lynex, a sophisticated manipulator of high quality, 16-bit stereo sounds that piggyback onto any Atari ST computer. Ian Gilby takes the mouse by the horns...
People + Opinion
ANIMAL HOUSE STUDIOS
Animal House Studios
You may not find a 24-track recorder in this London studio, but you will find two synchronised Fostex E16s and a veritable Aladdin's cave of hi-tech paraphenalia being put to some very interesting uses. Read on and discover how...
HI-TECH AT SALFORD
Interested in hi-tech higher education? Chris Kempster reports on the MIDI studios and courses available to students at Salford College Of Technology.
JOHN MCLAUGHLIN: Survivor, Explorer & Guitarist supreme
John McLaughlin: Survivor, Explorer & Guitarist Supreme
Over the last three decades John McLaughlin has done more than anybody else in popular jazz and rock music to explore the potential of the guitar, both acoustic and electric. Here he talks to Mark Prendergast about his eclectic career, pioneering use of guitar synthesizers, and the Synclavier.
THE PROFESSIONALS: APRS
The Professionals: APRS
In the third of an occasional series on the professional bodies who look after the interests of musicians and engineers, David Mellor talks to the APRS, the body which represents many of this country's leading recording studios.