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AKAI S1100EX: S1100 Expansion Unit
Akai S1100EX S1100 Expansion Unit
If a single S1100 isn't enough for you, Akai's S1100EX offers an easy way to expand your sampling power. David Mellor meets an ideal partner for his main studio sampler.
Alesis ADAT 8-track digital recorder
Paul White find the Holy Grail in a 3U rackmount package - Alesis' revolutionary ADAT, the first digital multitrack tape recorder to compete in the same price bracket as affordable analogue multitracks.
ART SGX-LT MULTI-EFFECTS
ART SGX-LT Guitar Multi-Effects Processor
A multi-effects processor for the guitarist who wants instant gratification without all that tedious mucking about in hyperspace? Paul White plugs into the ART SGX-LT.
BOSS DS330 DR. SYNTH
Boss DS330 Dr. Synth GM/GS Synth Module
The Dr. Rhythm series served up Roland's highly-regarded drum machine technology in affordable form; now the Dr. Synth squeezes Sound Canvas sounds into a compact, value for-money box. Derek Johnson makes an appointment.
DANCE WITH A STRANGER
Steinberg Tango Improvisation Software
Forget mere auto-accompaniment; Steinberg's Tango is intelligent software that actually jams along with you. Derek Johnson trades licks with a software session partner.
Roland S750 Sampler (Retro)
David Mellor throws away the Roland S750 manual and gets down to some practical advice for novice users.
Midiman Transmidi Wireless MIDI Piggyback
Tired of being tied down by MIDI cables? With the aid of a radio mic system , MIDIman's unique TransMIDI lets you transmit MIDI data over the airwaves. Paul Ireson gets a taste of freedom.
RUSSLINGS: Effects - Mush then Wang
Programming effects is a piece of cake, provided you remember a simple rule: 'Mush, then Wang'.
STEINBERG: Cubase system Exclusive messages; Delete doubles; Using the help line. DR. T'S: KCS Amiga or ST?; MIDI file conversion, The need for speed
Steinberg: Cubase system Exclusive messages; Delete doubles; Using the help line. Dr. T's: KCS Amiga or ST?; MIDI file conversion, The need for speed.
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ROGER ENO: The composer's Tale
Roger Eno: The Composer's Tale
Although Brian Eno springs to mind when most people think of ambient music, brother Roger's talents have both complemented Brian's atmospheric experiments and generated memorable solo work. Mark J. Prendergast talked to him as he completed his latest project.
Cool Shoes Drummer; Windows 3.1 Alternative Sound Drivers; Wave-plays RS; Programming Tools; Music Quest Interface
DRUM PROGRAMMING: Part 5
Drum Programming: A Series By Warren Cann: Part 5
Part 5: This month we look at the importance of backing up data, and explain how to produce more authentic drum patterns.
THE INTEGRATION GAME: PART 2: Improving your MIDI environmentImproving your MIDI Environment. Part 1
Improving your MIDI Environment. Part 2
Martin Russ concludes his look at MIDI environments with an in-depth explanation of how to create your own profile in Dr.T's X-Or and Opcode's Galaxy.
WOT... NO TAPE?
Tapeless Recording Market Survey
The tapeless recording revolution is in full swing, as technology that once was available only to the few develops in products that suit a wider range of applications and pockets. Yasmin Hashmi looks at the development of the technology, the current state of the market and how it is likely to progress.