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DIGITAL DREAM BABY
Casio DA2 DAT Recorder
Following hot on the heels of their DA1, Casio have now released the DA2 portable DAT recorder. Paul Ireson takes a look at what's new.
MOUSTERPIECE MIDI CONTROLLER SOFTWARE
Mousterpiece MIDI Controller Software
If you're tired of playing keyboards and want a more imaginative way to create music, then this mouse-driven MIDI controller may prove an ideal alternative. Martin Russ investigates.
ROLAND D5 KEYBOARD
Roland D5 Keyboard
Roland's D5 is the latest addition to their range of LA synthesizers. Paul Ireson takes a look at a budget keyboard with some great features.
STUDIOMASTER: Proline 16:8:16 Mixer
Studiomaster Proline16:8:16 Mixer
Offering 32 inputs on mixdown, four auxiliary sends, flexible EQ and the added benefit of a MIDI-controlled muting option, Studiomaster's Proline 16:8:16 mixer has a lot going for it. Gareth Stuart checks it out.
THE DIGITAL MUSE
The Digital Muse Virtuoso MIDI Sequencer
Designed by musicians for musicians, The Digital Muse's long-awaited MIDI sequencer for the Atari ST offers 99 tracks, real-time multitasking operation, ultra-fast screen redraws, and a host of comprehensive features with which to make music. So does it live up to expectation? David Hughes finds out...
People + Opinion
Robert John Godfrey
Until their recent split, Robert John Godfrey was the keyboard maestro behind The Enid, whose massive underground following throughout Europe made them arguably the biggest cult band outside of the States. Frank Ellis met him to talk about his new residential studio, a solo career, and a new approach to recording.
INSIDE THE SYNCLAVIER
Simon Franglen: Using The Synclavier
Part 4: David Mellor concludes his exploration of the world's most expensive musical instrument with an interview with a musician who can actually afford one, Simon Franglen.
Mark J. Prendergast explores the recording process that surrounded Peter Gabriel's new album 'Passion' and takes a peep inside Gabriel's Real World studio complex.
Keyboard player Tony Banks has been the foundation stone of Genesis' music for almost two decades now but has not experienced the same level of success in his work outside Genesis as past and present members of the band, Phil Collins, Mike Rutherford and Peter Gabriel. With two solo albums and numerous film scores behind him, Tony Banks is set to bounce back into the limelight with a fresh, new solo project produced by Steve Hillage. Brian Jacobs poses the questions...
Have you always wanted a 24-track studio but could never afford the gear? Well now, maybe you can. David Mellor looks at a package of equipment that offers 24 tape tracks at a budget price.
EVERYTHING YOU EVER WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT SYSTEM EXCLUSIVE
Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About System Exclusive: Part 6
Part 6: Martin Russ continues his detailed investigation into the inner secrets of MIDI's most powerful messages.
GETTING INTO VIDEO
Getting Into Video: Part 1
Part 1: Is video a mystery to you? Would you like to dip a toe into its murky waters, or are you worried about getting out of your depth too quickly? In this series David Mellor explains the essentials of synchronising audio to video, and finds out what it is like to upgrade a home studio to audio post-production standard.