Trevor Horn – The Art of Record Production

Published on May 1, 2019 Sound On Sound magazine

LinnDrum, Minimoog, Fairlight (80 grand – he was one of the first 10 owners)

“Trevor Horn is one of the worlds most successful and innovative producers, sometimes referred to as the man who invented the 80’s. We talk to Trevor and get some great stories from his past and present, as well as learn about the techniques used in some of his earlier

The Fairlight CMI Project Part 1

Published on Apr 8, 2019 100 Things I Do

“As promised, this year I am going to try adding some new types of content. I hope this one will be of interest to people. I have been playing with the idea of creating a full album composed mostly on the Fairlight CMI including original factory sounds. I have kept this clip to the normal 5 minutes but I’m happy to extend this out up to 20 minutes per

"must see" – worldclass rare vintage synth collection

Published on Apr 5, 2019 studentsmusic

“Have an eye on every serious synthesists dream in one place !

EMS, Roland, Oberheim, Yamaha, Moog, Serge, PPG (howard jones used Roland Jupiter 8- not ppg wave i suppose), Waldorf, Ekdahl, Arp, Synclavier, Fairlight, John Bowen, Elka, Mellotron, Alesis, Korg, Prophet, Emulator,….and many more”


Published on Mar 15, 2019 zack dagoba

“Here is a quick video of me programming a sequence on the Firelight, using the built-in sequencing programme, called “PAGE R”

First I created 4 sounds by drawing harmonic waveforms in “PAGE 4”. This was only possible because I got a USB mouse converter for the CMI from Joe Britt (as my Fairlight light-pen isn’t working at the moment)

See https://


Published on Mar 7, 2019 zack dagoba

“Sampling a Firelight CMI with an Akai S612!

See https://myblogitsfullofstars.blogspot…”

UVI’s Darklight IIx virtual instrument suite is 60% OFF through March 11th

UVI Darklight IIx 60 OFF sale

UVI has launched a sale on the Darklight IIx virtual instrument collection, offering a 60% discount on the synthesizer, drum machine and multi-phraser inspired by the Fairlight CMI IIx. Darklight IIx comes with a wide variety of sounds with the true vintage grit of the original machine and a modern UI and controls that allow […]

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Published on Feb 21, 2019 zack dagoba

“I got my Firelight back! We are reunited at last! It needs some work, but its sounding good already. Here are some abstract tones. See https://myblogitsfullofstars.blogspot… for more”


Published on Feb 16, 2019 100 Things I Do

“I started filming this one using the Ensoniq Mirage but I knew if I released this clip in that form all I would get is questions as to why I did not use the Fairlight!

So here it is, playing with some of the sounds from JJ Jeczalik’s art of sampling! I used to listen to the Art of Noise records back in the 80’s with wonder of how magical and

How the Terminator 2 Music Was Made

Published on Feb 13, 2019 Alex Ball

“This is a reworking of a video I originally uploaded in August 2018. It was by far the most popular video on my channel for the very brief period it was online. Unfortunately it got a global block from the film studio for including visual material from the film, which they’re obviously entitled to do.

As a lot of work went into this video and my subscribers