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    Tape Leaders

    Book Review (Author Ian Helliwell)

    For anyone with an interest in the early years of electronic music, Ian Helliwell’s new book (published by Sound On Sound) takes the reader on an enthralling tour of the pioneering British contributors to this genre...

    Reviews Oct 2016
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    Accurate Sound Reproduction Using DSP

    Book Review

    This Kindle e-book is designed to help the reader develop unique custom digital filters that correct the frequency and timing responses of the reader’s loudspeakers within their specific listening environment.

    Reviews Aug 2016
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    Bright Sparks

    Film & Album

    This history of synthesis documentary and album presents the human stories behind the technology that changed the face of electronic music.

    Reviews Jul 2016
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    Witnesses Of Words: by Marco C van der Hoeven

    How 20th Century Microphones Made History

    To some, music technology is simply a means to an end and the music is all that matters. To others, music technology holds some technical importance in its own right.

    Reviews May 2016
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    Sound FX, by Alexander Case

    Book Review

    Although first published in 2007, I only became aware of this interesting book very recently, when I found it on a recommended-reading list for a music technology course at a UK university.

    Reviews May 2016
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    The Prophet From Silicon Valley, by David Abernethy

    The Complete Story Of Sequential Circuits

    As George Harrison once told my friend Martin Smith at Streetly Electronics, “History is bollocks. If you weren’t there, you don’t know.”

    Reviews Apr 2016
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    Ian Boddy Tone Science

    Tone Science

    A new CD release from Ian Boddy

    An album of self-generated music using only analogue modular synths.

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    The Great British Recording Studios

    Book Review

    This fascinating and commendably detailed book by Howard Massey provides a wonderful overview of the significant recording studios in London in the ’60s and ’70s, as well as a few noteworthy facilities elsewhere in the UK. 

    Reviews Mar 2016
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    Music Electronics

    Book Review

    In my experience, many SOS readers are, at least at some level, fairly technically minded and have an interest in how the technology they use works, especially in ‘classic’ instruments and devices. This book is designed to go a long way towards satisfying that ‘inner geek’ in all of us.

    Reviews Feb 2016
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