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Digitech DSP16 Effects Processor
David Hughes checks out the DSP16, the most affordable of Digitech's new crop of effects units.
HANDS ON: Revox B77 Master Recorder
Revox B77 Master Recorder (Hands On)
Continuing his practical guide to proven pieces of studio and music equipment, David Mellor looks this month and next at the world's two most popular stereo master recorders.
OBERHEIM: Drummer and Strummer MIDI processor
Oberheim Drummer and Strummer MIDI processor
An interactive drum sequencer and a keyboard to guitar chord convertor are the first new products to emerge from revitalised synth pioneers Oberheim Electronics. Kendall Wrightson gets on the case.
Roland JX1 Performance Synthesizer
Whilst their flagship JD800 synth has inevitably attracted a good deal of attention, Roland have not neglected the entry level user in their new range of products. Julian Colbeck sounds out the small but almost perfectly-formed JX1.
Multitrack Tape Recorder
Having made its debut on the new generation of affordable 1-inch 24-tracks, Dolby S has now given a new lease of life to Tascam's MSR16. Dave Lockwood explains why.
THE DYNAMIC DUO
Alesis 3630 Compressor/Limiter; Alesis RA100 Reference Amplifier
Alesis made their name on high-quality, low-cost digital effects units, and their products offer the same affordable quality on two basic analogue units - a compressor and an amplifier. Dave Lockwood conducts the field test.
People + Opinion
Patrick Leonard has a surprisingly low profile for the producer and co-writer of many of Madonna's biggest hits, but his production work and nascent solo career suggests that wider recognition is on the way. Paul Tingen meets a man of many talents and strong views.
ANALOGUE SYNTHS: In the digital age
Analogue Synths: In the digital age
The digital revolution has not quite killed off the analogue synthesizer, and vintage or vintage-style instruments have an enduring appeal. Julian Colbeck looks at why this should be so.
HOW TO BECOME AN ATARI ST POWER USER
How To Become An Atari ST Power User Part 1: Hardware
The first part of a short series in which Martin Russ expands, exploits and explores the Atari ST computer.