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Ian Gilby

Ian Gilby playing guitar, aged 18.One from the archives! Ian Gilby playing guitar, aged 18.

Last updated 12 June 2021

Co-founder of SOUND ON SOUND in 1985 and its first Editor. Currently Managing Director/owner of SOS, focused on our website and running the business.

Bit of an Apple and PreSonus fanboy, whilst remaining objective, of course.

  • Computers: Apple Mac Pro (2013) 'Trashcan', Apple MacBook Pro 17" (2011), Apple M1 MacBook Pro 16" (upgraded), Apple iPad Pro 32GB Gen 1, Apple iPad Gen 1 (stuck on old iOS).
  • DAW(s): PreSonus Studio One Professional, Apple Logic Pro X.
  • Audio Interfaces: PreSonus Studio 192, Avid Eleven Rack, MOTU 828 MkII (rarely used these days).
  • Controllers: PreSonus FaderPort 8, PreSonus FaderPort MkI Classic.
  • Guitars: Burns Brian May Red Special, Guild S100, Gibson Les Paul Standard (black), Fender Stratocaster (fat Strat, black), Takamine 6-string Acoustic/Electric.
  • Keyboards: Sequential Pro-One, Ensoniq VFX (mainly for poly aftertouch), Kawai K1, Yamaha Electric Home Keyboard, Welmar Upright Acoustic Piano (kept tuned).

NOTE: Ian has written more articles than this, just that the early issue content is not yet on this website.