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    GRM Tools v1.5 & HyperPrism

    Software

    Mike Collins gets to grips with GRM Tools and compares it to the latest incarnation of HyperPrism.

    Reviews May 1995
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    Sound Quest MIDIQuest

    Universal Editor/Librarian

    A synth editor program for your computer can expand your synthesis horizons and encourage you to discard those presets in favour of original creations. But what if you have more than one synth — surely it's going to cost a fortune buy an editor for each? Not necessarily, as Paul Nagle finds out.

    Reviews Apr 1995
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    Twango Emotive Response

    Modelling System (Preview)

    Paul White is given an exclusive preview of a new technology that will revolutionise music making — and this time, it really will!

    Reviews Apr 1995
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    Macromedia SoundEdit 16

    Sample Editing Software

    Are the 16-bit capabilities of your AV Macintosh languishing unused for want of a decent (and Cheap) 16-bit sample editor? SoundEdit 16 could be your salvation. Mike Collins checks it out...

    Reviews Apr 1995
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    Turtle Beach Quad

    4-Track Digital Recording Software

    Quad is a 4-track 'Portastudio'-style digital recording system for the PC. Could it replace your cassette-based multitrack? Panicos Georghiades and Gabriel Jacobs find out...

    Reviews Mar 1995
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    Voyetra MIDI Orchestrator Plus

    Windows MIDI Sequencer

    PC sequencing stalwarts Voyetra have finally ventured into the Windows sequencing market. Brian Heywood assesses whether their new £99 program was worth the wait.

    Reviews Feb 1995
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    Kurzweil K2000 v3

    Software Upgrade

    Long-time Kurzweil K2000 user Paul Ward casts a cautious eye over the latest facelift for his favourite synth's operating system, and is delighted with the results...

    Reviews Feb 1995
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    MOTU Freestyle

    Sequencing Software

    Mark of the Unicorn have taken a brand-new look at sequencing for their latest package, FreeStyle, which is aimed at entry-level users as well as musicians who would rather avoid most of the complexities of MIDI. Mike Collins checks it out.

    Reviews Jan 1995
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    Oberheim Far

    Resynthesis Technology (Preview)

    Paul White gets a sneak preview of an approach to synthesizer technology that could truly change the face of both synthesis and sampling as we know them...

    Reviews Jan 1995
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    Opcode Overture

    Notation Software

    Opcode's new Overture notation program has been called "dtp for music" and aims to bring the arcane art of music notation into the age of user friendliness. derek johnson finds it's worthy of note...

    Reviews Dec 1994
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    Cubase Audio DAE

    Sequencing & Digital Audio Software

    When Europe's best known sequencer 'went audio' around two years ago, the resulting program was acclaimed as " unique and well thought out" — but times change, and cubase audio's latest version is up against some stiff competition from the likes of opcode, motu and emagic. mike collins checks out its chances...

    Reviews Dec 1994
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    Emu EIIIX Roundup

    v2.1 System Software; Remote Editor/Librarian; Sample CD-ROM

    Mike Barnes rounds up a new wave of software and hardware support for the Emu EIIIX, which once again makes Emu samplers a serious alternative at the higher end of the sampler marketplace.

    Reviews Oct 1994
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    MOTU Performer v5.0

    Sequencer

    Mark of the Unicorn's Performer has been a Mac sequencing stalwart for almost as long as the Mac platform has been used by musicians. Now faced with a growing number of competitors, it's up to version 5.0 and continues to improve in presentation and functionality, according to Mike Collins.

    Reviews Oct 1994
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    Asymetrix Mediablitz

    Multimedia Authoring

    Wanna delve into multimedia without breaking the bank? Tim Frost assesses this low cost multimedia authoring package for PCs.

    Reviews Aug 1994
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    Opcode Vision 2.0.3

    Sequencing Software

    Born-again Vision user Mike Collins runs down the new features in the latest version of Opcode's pro Mac sequencing package, and reveals why he now believes it's the standard to beat...

    Reviews Jun 1994
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    Steinberg Time Bandit

    Time Stretching & Pitch Shifting Software

    Steinberg's Time Bandit is a Mac software package for processing Sound Designer II files off-line, using sophisticated time stretch and pitch shift algorithms. Long-time Sound Designer II user Paul White couldn't wait to get it home...

    Reviews Apr 1994
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    Sunrise Software PC Drummer

    Drum Programming Software

    This inexpensive program lets you add the advantages of pattern-based drum programming to your setup, without abanoning your full-blown sequencer. Brian Heywood gives it a battering...

    Reviews Apr 1994
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    Digidesign DINR

    Intelligent Noise Reduction Software

    Owners of Sound Tools II digital editing systems can now have access to sophisticated techniques for reducing noise on recordings - thanks to the DINR intelligent Noise Reduction software. Paul White loads it up and looks for a quiet life...

    Reviews Apr 1994
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    Roland Audio Producer

    RAP-10 PC Sound Card & ATW-10 Software

    Roland's eagerly awaited multimedia Windows sound package competes head on with the Sound Blaster Pro and Turtle Beach sound cards well known to PC musicians. Brian Heywood finds out how the newcomer measures up.

    Reviews Mar 1994
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    Roni Music Sequencing Software (Atari ST, TT, Falcon)

    16-track Sequencer

    Could something this good really be this cheap? Derek Johnson looks at a 16-track sequencer package which is perfectly priced for the beginner but provides ample room for growth.

    Reviews Feb 1994
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    Time Talk Time Calculator for Atari ST

    Desk Accessory Utility

    Paul White checks out this handy desk accessory utility.

    Reviews Feb 1994

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