Electronic Musician, December 2001
MUSIC IN THE PALM OF YOUR HAND
Here’s more proof that good things come in small packages. Wechecked out all the music-related hardware and software products forPalm OS–based computers that we could get our palmson—you’ll be amazed at what we found.
By Cat Taylor
COVER STORY: STOCKING STUFFERS
As the man said when he put his foot in his stocking, “I thinkthere’s something in this!” EM’s 2001 gift guide focuseson cool music gear that costs less than $700 and can fit into astocking—though admittedly, some items would barely fit intoShaquille O’Neal’s stocking. We’re confident thatyou’ll get a real kick out of these 23 gift ideas.
By Gino Robair
PRODUCTION VALUES: REALITY CHECK
Russ Landau’s scoring work for the CBS series Survivor takes himfrom his Topanga Canyon, California, project studio to the bush inKenya and back again. Learn how Landau’s years with the PaulWinter Consort helped prepare him for the task of fusing sounds fromdifferent cultures and centuries with modern sensibilities.
By Larry the O
TECH PAGE: Legends of the Small
Single-molecule computer circuits are on the horizon.
PRO/FILE: Forbidden Planet
Guitarist Neil Haverstick explores the mysteries ofmicrotonality.
DESKTOP MUSICIAN: Musical Protocols
Audio and MIDI protocols help hardware and software communicate.
SQUARE ONE: Microphonic Machinations
NATIVE INSTRUMENTS Spektral Delay 1.0 (Mac/Win) multiband delay
YAMAHA DX200 FM groove box
TC ELECTRONIC Triple-C rackmount digital compressor
NEUMANN KM 183 small-diaphragm condenser mic
ALGORITHMIC ARTS SoftStep Pro 2.06a (Win) algorithmic software
GRACE DESIGN Model 101 microphone