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    CUTTING EDGE

    BeOS

    BeOS is arguably the most promising independent multimedia OS of recent years - but, sadly, innovation and quality have not been enough to guarantee its future...

    People Dec 2001
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    CUTTING EDGE

    Laptop technology

    For years, laptops have been the poor relations of desktop computers in terms of power and facilities, yet have remained expensive in comparison to their studio-bound brethren. But things are changing...

    People Nov 2001
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    CUTTING EDGE

    Desktop Video Software

    The future looks bright for those musicians who want to use desktop video software to produce their own promotional videos. Dave Shapton explains why.

    People Oct 2001
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    CUTTING EDGE

    Dolby E

    As a musician, you may well have heard of Dolby A, B and C - but Dolby E? Dave Shapton introduces the format and speculates about its possible implications for music recording.

    People Sep 2001
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    CUTTING EDGE

    Using Technology for Live Gigs

    It could be argued that technology hasn't encroached as much on the average gig as it has on the typical project studio. Dave Shapton would like to change all that...

    People Aug 2001
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    CUTTING EDGE

    Computer Storage

    As technological progress continues to make digital storage devices bigger, RAM cheaper, and processing faster, hitherto outlandish ideas come closer to being realistic possibilities. This month, Dave Shapton thinks about teaching his computer to Name That Tune...

    People Jul 2001
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    CUTTING EDGE

    Creating demos on DVD

    Video and audio technologies are converging in all sorts of ways: musicians can now consider creating demos on DVD, and developments in digital video may show the way for better ways of recording digital audio. Dave Shapton puts it all together.

    People Jun 2001
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    A NAIM OF NOTE

    Recording For The Naim Label

    You may know Naim as a UK-based hi-fi manufacturer, but they also own a record label, and apply the same esoteric standards to the records they release as they do to their audio equipment. Phil Ward investigates the label's obsession with sound and explains their recording and mastering techniques.

    People Jun 2001
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    FX Music Control — Locating & Servicing Vintage Synths

    Feature | Tips & Tricks

    Many 'classic' analogue synths are getting on for 30 years old now, yet they are still highly sought after. Hugh Robjohns reports on a company that specialises in finding and fixing vintage electronic instruments.

    People May 2001
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    Microsoft's Plans For Windows XP

    Cutting Edge

    Dave Shapton exposes Microsoft's plans for Windows XP copy protection, and explains why he thinks digital mixers are on the way to becoming all-purpose control surfaces.

    People May 2001
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    Fred Speckeen Of TC-Helicon

    The Science Of Voice Modelling

    TC‑Helicon's revolutionary VoiceCraft card for their VoicePrism processor allows the user to radically reshape the whole character of a vocal sound, adding tonal and inflectional changes that go way beyond the capabilities of current voice processors. Paul White talks technology with designer Fred Speckeen.

    People Apr 2001
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    DVD

    Cutting Edge

    The audio industry is gearing up to fully embrace DVD but, as Dave Shapton argues, there could be a better way...

    People Apr 2001
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    Potential Of The Internet

    Cutting Edge

    As the 'dot com' business world's first flush of enthusiasm for the Internet fades, is a deeper understanding of the web's greater potential about to emerge? Dave Shapton speculates.

    People Mar 2001
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    PRS On Napster

    Cutting Edge

    There's new and compelling evidence that judges in Germany are bonkers. Dave Shapton explains.

    People Feb 2001
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    Microsoft Media Player

    Cutting Edge

    This month Dave Shapton questions Apple's corporate strategy and speculates on the possible implications behind Microsoft's desire to have their Media Player running on as many platforms as possible...

    People Jan 2001
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    RALF SCHLUENZEN (TC WORKS): TC Powercore DSP Engine

    Interview | Manufacturer

    Paul White meets the head of TC Works to preview the company's new PowerCore card, a DSP engine designed to relieve host-based MIDI + audio sequencers of some of the strain of running processor-intensive plug-ins.

    People Jan 2001
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