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SOS Past Articles back to January 1994 now online!

Like many pros, when taking a break from mixing, Paul Hardcastle likes to read his personal copy of Sound On Sound magazine.Like many pros, when taking a break from mixing, Paul Hardcastle likes to read his personal copy of Sound On Sound magazine.

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  • On 21st June 2021 we finally added the remaining 3,714 past issue articles! We thank you for your patience. Some of the early years are text-only web articles, missing their images (the backups of which we have discovered were lost in a previous office relocation).
  • This current incarnation of the SOS web site currently hosts 15,737 independent, high quality, in-depth test reviews / techniques / interviews and tutorials  — plus News and SOS Forum posts. We add more every month and publish daily News.

Sound On Sound issues from November 1985 to December 1993 can be found on the superb website (with our permission), and we're hoping to get the text and images from these articles onto our own website at some point in the future. That's another Herculean task for us to solve!

Try our Full Issue PDF (for free - no catch!)

SOS (UK Edition) January 2021SOS January 2021 front coverEach month, SOS offers a great value Full Issue PDF (FI‑PDF) containing all articles and adverts, just like the magazine (only better — it is zoomable, and searchable). Anyone can buy it and download instantly. It can be viewed on your desktop, smartphone or tablet with Adobe Reader or any equivalent PDF utility (most smartphones have one built in).

SOS DIGITAL subscribers get these FI‑PDFs FREE with their sub, as an added-value bonus!

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Please note: we publish the same editorial content in our UK and North America editions, except the advertisements and contacts/pricing information differs. More info...

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Synth Secrets (63 Episodes: May 1999 to July 2004)

All 63 instalments of the classic Synth Secrets series are now on the SOS site.

Click to show me all 63 episodes of SYNTH SECRETS


SOS Glossary of Technical Terms

Check out our regularly updated, indispensable Glossary of technical terms from the fields of Recording, Audio, MIDI, Computers, Music Technology, Electronics and Live Sound: