Vol 1, Issue 3, September/October 1976: “A Conversation with Ralph Hutter and Florian Schneider.” Back when Kraftwerk still did interviews!
Vol 1, Issue 3, September/October 1976: “Build a Seven-Stage Frequency Divider.” Looks completely straightforward, eh? Why, we might just whip one up this afternoon.
Vol 1, Issue 4, November/December 1976: Reviews page. “Polyphonic systems are suddenly the hottest new trend in synthesizer design.”
Vol 1, Issue 5, January/February 1977: “What To Do Until The 4-Track Arrives.” An article on how to do multi-track recording with a cheap tape deck, which rather puts into perspective how spoiled we are these days with GarageBand. “A 4-track recorder with sync is a wonderful device… but the price tag puts them out of the reach of many people.”
Vol 2, Issue 1, May/June 1977: An article on buying your first synthesizer! “Prices may range from about $500 to several thousands.”
Vol 2, Issue 2, July/August 1977: Regular “computers” page, featuring an article on analogue to digital conversion. Note the four-bit sine curve — Crystal Castles would be proud.
Vol 2, Issue 3, November/December 1977: Karlheinz Stockhausen interview. Wow.
Vol 3, Issue 1, Janary/February 1979: An article on the use of “microcomputers” in music. “The most exciting event looming on the horizon of electronic music is the impending shift from analog electronics to digital and digital/analog hybrids.” Quite.
Vol 3, Issue 1, January/February 1979: The prized Eno interview, complete with illustration. Notice the byline, ’90s MTV fans.
Vol 3, Issue 2: Reviews page. A review of the Korg VC-10 vocoder. “Although vocoders are most often associated with talking, very interesting results are attained by singing into the microphone.”