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Yamaha presents Aftertouch magazine 1986-1989
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Aftertouch magazine 1986-1989
http://yates.ca/dx7/AfterTouch-Magazine/

AfterTouch Magazine

THE OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF THE YAMAHA USERS GROUP

Magazine scans courtesy of Rawl Gelinas and Daniel Forró. PDF creation courtesy of Rawl Gelinas.

October 1985

Article Description
DX7 Programming The anatomy of two new DX7 sounds, plus some general tips for editing your own voices. By Gary Leuenberger.
PICKGUITAR A new DX7 voice created by Gary Leuenberger.
SLAPCONGAS A new DX7 voice created by Dr. John Chowning.
MIDI Basics The ins and outs of MIDI - the lowdown on the three basic MIDI ports. By Tom Darter.
TX7 & DX7 How to use the TX7 as a function/performance controller.
D1500 The D1500 digital delay and MIDI.
YAMAHA Product List All the AFTER TOUCH products, including current suggested retail price and a short description of each item. Compiled by Sibyl Darter.
QX1 Introduction Your first 30 minutes with the QX1. By David Lourik & Tom Darter.
CX5M Data Cartridge How to use the UDC0l data cartridge with CX5M programs. By Tom Darter.
CX5M New Products A first look at two new CX5M products: The YRM301 MIDI Recorder and the YRM302 RX Editor.
Questions KX88 MIDI ports, DX7 envelopes, and how to play the RX rhythm controllers with a keyboard via MIDI.

November 1985

Article Description
John Chowning Part I of an exclusive interview with the father of digital FM synthesis. By Tom Darter.
7 System How to use the QX7, TX7, DX7, and RX21 to create a self-contained, fully-integrated music system. By David Schoenbach & Tom Darter.
CX5M MIDI Recorder The new YRM301 MIDI Recorder program turns the CX5M computer into a central processing unit for MIDI recording. By David Lourik.
KX88/KX76 Learn to program the KX88 and KX76 MIDI keyboard controllers for a variety of performance situations. Also use them to provide real-time control of parameter changes in the TX series of digital synthesizer modules. By Jeffrey Gusman & Tom Darter.
RX Series Step-by-step instructions for setting up the RX digital rhythm programmers so that their drum sounds can be played from an external keyboard via MIDI. By Tom Darter.
MIDI Basics Although MIDI information travels along a single cable, it can operate on up to 16 channels, each with its own musical information. Learn how to swim the channels of MIDI. By Tom Darter.
Questions Information on a DX users group, plus an explanation of ''tracks" and "channels" on the QX7.

December 1985

Article Description
John Chowning Part II of an exclusive interview with the father of digital FM synthesis. By Tom Darter.
VICSRHODES A DX7 voice created by Manny Fernandez.
Blank DX7 Voice Charts Two blank voicing charts that you can copy and use to record DX7 voice data following the format used in AFTERTOUCH.
DX7 to CX5M Voice Conversion Learn how to convert DX7 voices into patches for the CX5M's internal FM digital tone generator. By Ken Leivers.
CX5M System Information of all the new products for use with the CX5M Music Computer System.
CP60M The CP60M electro/acoustic piano and MIDI.
MIDI Basics Understanding the four basic MIDI modes. By Tom Darter.
CX5M RX Editor The new YRM302 RX Editor program turns the CX5M into a sophisticated PATTERN and SONG programmer for the percussion sounds in the RX11 and RXl5. By David Lourik.
REV7 The REV7 Digital Reverb, user programmability, and MIDI. By Tom Darter.
Final Touch Hot tips on preprogramming RX11 song tempos, and programming RX drum patterns via the QX1.

January 1986

Article Description
DX7 Programming An introduction to five new DX7 voices from AFTERTOUCH readers. By Tom Darter.
BASPIANBRS A new DX7 voice created by Jim Johansen.
SITAR VIII new DX7 voice created by Charlie Foege.
SYNPATHY A new DX7 voice created by Charlie Foege, for use with SITAR VIII.
WHIRLIEPNO A new DX7 voice created by Nick Rieser.
ACOU GUIT A new DX7 voice created by L. Kevin Rockwell.
DX100 A first look at the new DX100 4-operator digital algorithm synthesizer. By Tom Darter.
CX5M DX21/27/100 Voicing Program How to use the CX5M DX21 Voicing Program (YRM305) with the DX27 or DX100. By Kevin Laubach.
Questions Three pages of questions from readers, with information on software glitches, CX5M Users Groups, and much more.
Final Touch Hot tips on using the QX7 as a MIDI sub-mixer, detuning TX816 voices via the QXl, transferring CX5M YRM102 voice data from one voice list to another, and using the KX88/76 to turn off TX216/816 function controls temporarily.
Touch Response Letters from readers about Users Groups.

February 1986

Article Description
DX7 Programming How to use your DX7 to duplicate drawbar organ sounds. By Lance Armstrong.
PORTA-B A new DX7 voice created by Lance Armstrong.
SPACEMUSIC A new DX7 voice created by Doug Cooper.
ELECGRAND A new DX7 voice created by Gregory Emler.
BASSTRVIBE A new DX7 voice created by Kevin M. Bevins.
FLUTEMRMBA A new DX7 voice created by Kevin M. Bevins.
TELEWORD The new TeleWord module turns your CX5M music computer into a complete word-processing/phone-modem system. By David Lourik.
QX1 Using the QX1 digital sequence recorder to manipulate MIDI control codes. By Gary Leuenberger.
DX7 to CX5M Voice Conversion More factors to use when converting DX7 voices into patches for the CX5M's internal tone generator. By Ken Leivers.
Questions Two pages of questions from readers, with information on RAM-l cartridges, DX9 voices, and QXl software.
Final Touch Hot tips on using the KX88's MIDI Merge function, on controlling TX216 volume from a DX7, and on voicing the TX816.

March 1986

Article Description
Morton Subotnick & YCAMS Part 1 of an exclusive interview. By Tom Darter.
GUITARDAMP A new DX7 voice created by Reggie Turner.
WHATTHE ... A new DX7 voice created by Gordon Alexander.
SLAPRHODES A new DX7 voice created by Kevin M. Bevins.
SHRINGING A new DX7 voice created by Cam Roberts.
QX1 Details on the new Job Commands and other improved features of the Version 6 software for the QXl. By Tom Darter.
RX21L Using MIDI key assignments with the new Latin percussion rhythm controller. By Tom Darter.
Final Touch Hot tips on programming and recording the RX11, using the QX1 for film and video sound-effects control without SMPTE, and overdubbing Control data on the QX21 and QX7; plus a new REV7 patch.
Questions Answers to questions from readers about CX5M software, the RAM-1 cartridge, and Summer courses on the use of YCAMS

April 1986

Article Description
Morton Subotnick & YCAMS Part 2 of an exclusive interview. By Tom Darter.
FM-T. BASS A new DX7 voice created by Reggie Turner.
DXY TALK-Y A new DX7 voice created by Reggie Turner.
PEDALSTEEL A new DX7 voice created by Joel Fairstein.
NEUTRNPLUK A new DX7 voice created by Ken Como.
MCS2 Use the new MCS2 MIDI Control Station to increase the musical power of your MIDI instrument system. By Kevin Laubach.
TWE01 An introduction to the MIDI applications of the new TWE01 Word Processor/TeleWord Enhancer cartridge for the CX5M music computer. By Kevin Laubach.
Final Touch Hot tips on avoiding "clicks" in QX1 Chain programming, preprogramming tempos on the RX11, transforming TX816 voice Bulk sets into single Bulks using the QX1 Version 6 software, and duplicating Hammond B3 sounds on the DX7.
Final Touch Letters from readers about Users Groups.

May 1986

Article Description
DEEPPURPLE A new DX7 voice created by Bob Lewin.
SKY SYNC A new DX7 voice created by Greg Lanz.
DataDisk An introduction to our new Evatone Data Disk, containing voice and music data for DX100-type synthesizers, the TX7 tone module, and the QX21 and QX7 sequencers. By Kevin Laubach.
DX PIAN0 2 A prize-winning DX7 voice from a contest held in Japan.
HORROR A prize-winning DX7 voice from a contest held in Japan.
TX7/TX816 Voicing Software Use the new DX7 Voicing II program (YRM304) to program your TX series tone modules. By Kevin Laubach.
TWE01 & DX7 A step-by-step guide for using the TWE0l module to save voices from your DX7 to the CX5M music computer. By Kevin Laubach.
Touch Response Letters from readers about Users Groups, and more.
Questions Answer to questions from readers about the TWE0l and TeleWord; the FERMATA Command in the CX5M's Music Composer program; upgrading your SFGOl tone module to SFG05 specifications; and how to order service manuals and owner's manuals for non-current Yamaha products.

June 1986

Article Description
LIGHTWAIT A new DX7 voice created by Lowell Levinger.
SHORTHORNS A new DX7 voice created by Lowell Levinger.
CX5M Sound & Data Disk An introduction to our second Evatone Data Disk, which contains two musical performances featuring CX5M music computer systems; plus voice data and sequence data for one of the musical selections, so that you can load the piece into your CX5M. By Kevin Laubach & Tom Darter.
CIRRUS A new DX7 voice created by Philip Freihofner.
LYRICWOW A new DX7 voice created by Cedric D. Reverand II.
MEP4 An introduction to the operation of Yamaha's new MIDI Event Processor, including examples of ways to use the unit as part of your MIDI system (complete with step-by-step instructions). By Kevin Laubach.
MJC8 The MJC8 MIDI Junction Controller can help you eliminate MIDI spaghetti, and allows you to make quick changes in your MIDI routings without unplugging and replugging MIDI cables; complete with examples and step-by-step instructions. By Kevin Laubach.
Touch Response Letters 1rom readers about Users Groups, DX7 voices, and the DX9.

July 1986

Article Description
MEP4 Use the MEP4 to create diatonic counterpoint to a solo line. By John McEnary.
"Baroque G" A new MEP4 setup created by John McEnary.
FB-01 Disk An introduction to our third Evatone Data Disk, which contains four musical performances featuring the FB-01 FM tone module. By Tom Darter.
"Organ B3" A new DX9 voice created by Gary Sharum.
"Twinkle Piano" A new DX9 voice created by Brian William Niles.
"21st Century Organ" A new DX9 voice created by Brian William Niles.
FB-01 Introducing Yamaha's multi-timbral, multi-MIDI-channel FM tone module. By Michael A. Huisman.
"Flt&Blk" A new FB-01 voice created by Michael A. Huisman.
"digilog" A new FB-01 voice created by Michael A. Huisman.
Final Touch Hot tips on using the QX1 as a teaching tool, adding "feel" to RX11-composed songs, setting up a tuning bank on the QX1 for use with the TX816, and using the MEP4 to convert Aftertouch data to Breath Controller data.
DX7 Tone Control Step-by-step instructions for setting up your Modulation Wheel (or Foot Controller) to act as an interactive tone control. By John McEnary.

August 1986

Article Description
RX11/DX7 Enhancing the sound of your RX11 or RX15 with a DX7. By Stephen Solum.
SOL-RXPLUS A new DX7 voice (for use with an RX11 or RX15) created by Stephen Solum.
TINSYNTH A new DX21 voice created by John Cocchiarella.
HOOTGLOCK A new DX21 voice created by J .H. Kane.
BRIT RODES A new DX100 voice created by Ken Como.
BELLA A new DX100 voice created by Stephen Cullo.
Studio 100 System An introduction to Yamaha's compact, affordable, fully-integrated horne recording system. By Torn Darter.
DX10Q/DX21 Blank voicing charts in the AfterTouch format for the DX100, DX27, DX27S, and DX21 4-operator synthesizers.
CX5M/FB-01 Introducing the new YRM506 FB-01 Editor Program cartridge for the CX5M music computer. By Michael A. Huisman.
Final Touch Hot tips for the CX5M music computer.

September 1986

Article Description
FB-01 Voicing An introduction to the new FB-01 voicing program for the Apple Macintosh computer. By K.C. Youngdale.
Yamaha Product List A reference guide to all of the Yamaha AfterTouch products. Compiled by Torn Darter & Sibyl Darter.
RX Series Exploring the RX family of digital rhythm programmers. By Michael A. Huisman.
LIV DNGSLY A new DX7 voice created by Ted Wiseman.
ARCTICKEYS A new DX7 voice created by Bill Cammarota.
TAJ MAHAL A new DX7 voice created by Paul D. Alexander.
Final Touch Hot tips on using the TWE0l cartridge with the CX5M music computer for MIDI data storage, and on editing DX7 voices.

October 1986

Article Description
PLUKD CLAV A new DX7 voice created by Brian Kapitan.
TX816 Voicing An introduction to a new, eight-slot, combination patch for the TX816 rack-mount FM digital tone generator system. By Scott Plunkett & Michael A. Huisman.
'Rhodes1" & "Rhodes2" An Electric Piano voice for slots 1 and 2 of the TX816. By Scott Plunkett & Michael A. Huisman.
"Live Str 1" & "Live Str2" A String voice for slots 3 and 4 of the TX816. By Scott Plunkett & Michael A. Huisman.
'BloHorns1" & "BloHorns2" A Horn voice for slots 5 and 6 of the TX816. By Scott Plunkett & Michael A. Huisman.
"SuprBas1" & "SuprBas2" A Bass voice for slots 7 and 8 of the TX816. By Michael A. Huisman.
KX Series Use the KX88 or KX76 for real-time control of FM voice parameters. By Bob Frye.
CX5M An introduction to the FM Music Macro II Program cartridge (YRM504) for the CX5M music computer. By Michael A. Huisman.
SUPER BASS A new DX100 voice created by Rich Rozmamiewicz
NOIZE A new DX100 voice created by Ken Como.
Final Touch Hot tips for the REV7, CX5M, and QX7 (or QX21).

November 1986

Article Description
DRMDOUBLE A new MEP4 setup created by David Schoenbach.
SOFTECHO A new MEP4 setup created by Michael A. Huisman.
XfltrYexp A new MEP4 setup created by Bob Frye.
NOW-YOU A new DX7 voice created by Ken Como.
WEIRD-SCIN A new DX7 voice created by Ken Como.
FLUTE KLIK A new DX7 voice created by Brian Kapitan.
MIDI Accessory Boxes An introduction to the YME8 Expander, the YMM2 Merger, and the YMC10 Sync Converter. By Michael A. Huisman & Ronald Valdez.
CX5M & MIDI The new YRM303 MIDI Macro & Monitor Program cartridge for the CX5M music computer. By Peter Laubach.
DX7 Programming Extending the usefulness of percussion patches on the DX7. By Bart Reardon.
Questions Answers to questions from readers about the DX7, QXl, DX100, RX11, and DX9.

December 1986

Article Description
SPX90 Step-by-step instructions for using the SPX90 digital multi-effects processor to create automatic harmonization through MIDI control. By Kevin Laubach.
Studio 100 System Tips on recording song demos with the Yamaha Studio 100 System. By Vincent Bitetti.
QX5 An introduction to Yamaha's newest digital sequence recorder, complete with a chart that compares QX5 features to QX1 features. By Scott Plunkett.
YCAMS Diary Presenting a new After Touch feature - After Touch readers sharing their musical experiences with Yamaha musical products. The first installment: A personal record of a MIDI adventure in academia. By Professor Ardean W. Watts.
Performance Controllers How to use Yamaha's extensive set of synthesizer controllers to fine-tune your performances and personalize your music. By Brad Vinikow.

January 1987

Article Description
B3 Var2 LL A new DX7 voice created by Lowell Levinger.
EEYOWOO A new DX7 voice created by Lowell Levinger.
New Products A quick look at some of Yamaha's major new products for 1987, including the DX7 II FD, DX7 II 0, TX81Z, QX5, MDFl, RX5, and RX17. Compiled by Tom Darter & Sibyl Darter.
MDF1 Use Yamaha's new MIDI data filer to store your important musical information to Quick Disks via MIDI. By Brad Vinikow.
DX7 II FD/D A detailed introduction to the new line of Yamaha DX7 FM digital synthesizers. By Brad Vinikow.
Yamaha Survey To help Yamaha improve its products and services, fill out and send in this short user questionnaire. Each reader who does so will receive a free T-shirt, and will be entered into a drawing that will award one lucky Yamaha user a complete YCAM System!

February 1987

Article Description
SUPER SYNTH A new DX100 voice created by Warren Stephens.
THIKTHNG A new DX100 voice created by David Barton.
DOUG 17SYNT A new DX7 voice created by Doug Orlando.
EUROPA A new DX7 voice created by Cristopher Gillis.
REVHARMONY A new DX7 voice created by Jim Hughes.
FAIRLIGHT A new DX7 voice created by Steven Cooper.
TX81Z An introduction to Yamaha's new 4-operator FM digital tone generator. By Scott Plunkett.
QX5 Part one of a detailed, two-part guide to creating music with the QX5 digital sequence recorder. By Scott Plunkett.

March 1987

Article Description
ENTRANCE A new DX9 voice created by Eldon J. Cheramie.
MIX ECHO A new DX9 voice created by Eldon J. Cheramie.
ANALOG STRINGS 1 A new DX9 voice created by Dawn Livingston.
STARLIGHT SPARKS A new DX9 voice created by Peter Van der Zee.
QX5 Part two of a detailed, two-part guide to creating music with the QX5 digital sequence recorder. By Scott Plunkett.
RX5 An introduction to Yamaha's new digital rhythm programmer. By Tom Darter.
Dark Voice A new TX81Z Performance setup created by Michael A. Huisman.
Brs'n'Wind A new TX81Z Performance setup created by Michael A. Huisman.
DX Music Sessions A new educational booklet and cassette tape for use with DX100 and DX27 synthesizers.

April 1987

Article Description
SONG BELLS A new DX7 voice created by Bruno Choiniere.
STEELPANS A new DX7 voice created by Edward Ritch.
SHIMMER A new DX7 voice created by Paul Huang.
MR MOOG FC A new DX7 voice created by Bob Lewin.
BassnDyno A new TX81Z Performance setup created by Michael A. Huisman.
CX5M II/128 An introduction to Yamaha's new music computer. By Tom Darter.
RX5 A drummer looks at the musical capabilities of the RX5 digital rhythm programmer, and offers some new applications and perspectives. By Gardy Weber.
MoloElPnos A new TX81Z Performance setup created by Scott Plunkett.
Big Wash A new TX81Z Performance setup created by Scott Plunkett.
Big Slap A new TX81Z Performance setup created by Scott Plunkett.

May 1987

Article Description
RX17 Introducing Yamaha's compact new digital rhythm programmer. By Gardy Weber.
3 BOTTLES A new DX7 voice created by Brian Silverman.
POLY,BLIND A new DX7 voice created by Mike Willemain.
CHIMEM1A A new DX7 voice created by Mike Tucker.
DX7s A first look at the newest member of Yamaha's growing family of 6-operator FM digital synthesizers. By Tom Darter.
FM Summer Sessions Information on special summer courses that focus on the use of Yamaha X series instruments and YCAMS. Compiled by Tom Darter.
TX81Z Voicing (IBM) An overview of the first TX81Z voicing program for the IBM PC. By H. E. Peeler.
TX81Z Voicing (Mac) An overview of the first TX81Z voicing program for the Apple Macintosh. By K. C. Youngdale.

June 1987

Article Description
Micro Tuning Exploring the Micro Tuning capabilities on the DX7 II. By Howard Sandroff.
WX7 Sound Sheet An introduction to the enclosed Evatone Sound Sheet, featuring Yamaha's new MIDI wind controller. By Tom Darter.
RICKNGRETCH A new DX7 voice created by Chris Corso.
STEPORGAN A new DX7 voice created by Bruno Choiniere.
CATHEDRAL A new DX7 voice created by Barry Carson.
SOFT STEEL A new DX7 voice created by Bryan Pape.
TX802 A first look at Yamaha's new 6-operator FM digital tone generator. By Tom Darter.
RX5 "RX5 Gated Snare" and "Sonar Reflection", two new RX5 voice edits created by Vincent Bitetti.
RX5 "Meteorite" and "TrainThruTunnel", two new RX5 voice edits created by Vincent Bitetti.

July 1987

Article Description
FLAPYBASS2 A new DX7 voice created by Dave S. Miller.
PIANO 1B A new DX7 voice created by Ret Miles.
4FASTREPS A new DX7 voice created by Jerry LaRosa.
TOMTHOUSAN A new DX7 voice created by Sam Millender, Jr.
RX5 "Abbey Road Tom" and "Synth Fiddle", two new RX5 voice edits created by Vincent Bitetti.
RX5 "Abbey Road Tom" and "Synth Fiddle", two new RX5 voice edits created by Vincent Bitetti.
RX5 "U-F-0" and "Fast Forward", two new RX5 voice edits created by Rick Wilminko.
Hot Tips Reader tips for the CX5M, DX21, SPX90, RX5, FB-01, REV7, KX88/76, and more.
Questions Answers to questions from readers.
DX9 Diary The night my DX9 fell off the stage. By Peter Van der Zee.

August 1987

Article Description
FUNK SYNTH PIANO A new DX9 voice created by Brian William Niles.
FULL LEAD PIPES A new DX9 voice created by Brian William Niles.
Harmallets A new DX100 voice created by Dave Anderson.
Great 88 A new DX100 voice created by S.E. McMayon.
COSMOS A new DX100 voice created by Daniel P. Estabrooks.
MSS1 Yamaha unveils its new MIDI SMPTE synchronizer.
QX3 An introduction to Yamaha's newest digital sequence recorder. By Tom Darter.
MEP4 Using the MEP4 MIDI event processor in live applications. By Scott Plunkett.
StringsUp A new MEP4 setup created by Scott Plunkett.
Hot Tips Reader tips for the SPX90, CX5M, FB-01, and DX7 II.
Questions Answers to questions from readers. By Torn Darter.

September 1987

Article Description
Bacon A new DX1000 voice created by Ken Como.
FingrBrass A new DX100 voice created by David Barton.
BASH! A new DX100 voice created by Stephen Cooper.
DXLollipop A new DX100 voice created by J. Fritz Orzelek.
Flauter A new TX81Z Performance setup created by David Forbus.
Panner A new TX81Z Performance setup created by David Forbus.
WX7 An introduction to Yamaha's new MIDI Wind Controller.
DX21 How to simulate drawbar organ sounds with the DX21. By Louis Zednik, Jr.
DX7 II How to change the voice combinations in DX7 II Performance memories. By Tom Darter.
RX5 Panning techniques for the RX5. By Hank Hehmsoth.
Questions Answers to questions from readers. By Tom Darter.
Hot Tips Reader tips for the SPX90, YMC10, RX11, and more.

October 1987

Article Description
HORN SWEEP A new DX7 voice created by Kevin Snowden.
HIGHSYNTH A new DX7 voice created by Bob Harper.
TUBABROMP A new DX7 voice created by Bob Harper.
KALIMBA A new DX7 voice created by C. Woodson Hall.
TEMPLEBELL A new DX7 voice created by C. Woodson Hall.
CX5M An ear training program for the CX5M music computer. By Bob Fergusson.
pŁ85 An introduction to Yamaha's newest electronic piano.
RX5 ROMs Yamaha announces three new ROM voice cartridges for the RX5 digital rhythm programmer.
Electronic Percussion Yamaha unveils the PTX8 MIDI percussion controller and D8 pad system.
RX5 "Sub Dive Horn", a new RX8 voice edit created by Bill Montella, Jr.
RX5 "Glass Snare", "Warble", "Rim Snare", and "Gun Drum;" new RX8 voice edits created by Tom Darter.
Hot Tips Reader tips for the YMC10, RX11, and more.
Questions Answers to questions from readers. By Tom Darter.

November 1987

Article Description
SAXOPHONE A new DX7 voie created by Michael Cloos.
DOUG22PICK A new DX7 voice created by Doug Orlando.
RX5 "HummingBass" and "Punchy Bass", two new RX5 voice edits created by Jus tin Guevara.
RX5 "Disco Laser" and "Wind Snare", two new RX5 voice edits created by Justin Guevara.
Hot Tips Reader tips for the FB-01, DX7 II, CX5M, and more.
TX16W An introduction to Yamaha's new digital wave filtering sampler.
QX5/RX5 Use the RX5 and QX5 together to humanize your drum and percussion parts. By Brad Vinikow.
TX802 Part one of a two-part article on using the TX802 as part of your MIDI setup. By Michael A. Huisman.

December 1987

Article Description
EuroTwang A new DX100 voice created by Therese Morin.
ConcertPno A new DX100 voice created by James S. Taffae.
DesertWind A new DX100 voice created by Eric Sassaman.
Hebby A new DX100 voice created by Eric Sassaman.
RX5 "Drop Bass" and "Volcano", two new RX5 voice edits created by Justin Guevara.
DX7/DX7 II How to copy voices from the DX7 II to the original DX7. By Tim Root.
DX7 II Centennial Introducing a special, limited edition DX7 II, created to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Yamaha. Also, a look at the history of the DX7.
TX802 Part two of a two-part article on using the TX802 as part of your MIDI setup. By Michael A. Huisman.
QX3 Part one of a two-part guide to creating music with the new QX3 digital sequence recorder. By Scott Plunkett.
Hot Tips Reader tips for the QX21, CX5M, and more.
Questions Answers to questions from readers. By Tom Darter.

January 1988

Article Description
AfterTouch Index A complete listing of the contents of our first three years of publication: Issues 1 through 27 - October 1985 through December 1987.
QX3 Part two of a two-part guide to creating music with the new QX3 digital sequence recorder. By Scott Plunkett.
RX7 A detailed introduction to Yamaha's newest digital rhythm programmer. By Gardy Weber.
AfterTouch Diary The wedding gig versus my MIDI setup and MT44D multitrack cassette recorder. By Dave Cross.
Questions Answers to questions from readers. By Tom Darter.

February 1988

Article Description
RX5 "Gate Snare", a new RX5 voice edit by Robert Cavallo.
RX5 "Locust", a new RX5 voice edit by Lil Crawford.
RX5 "Techno-Funk", a new RX5 voice edit by Ken Como.
RX5 "Boomin' Bass", a new RX5 voice edit by Joe Chila.
TX81Z "ChorusCell", a new TX81Z performance setup by Scot Ragland.
TX81Z "CymlsVoice", a new TX81Z performance setup by Chris Chen.
TX81Z "WineGlass", a new TX81Z voice by Craig Anderton.
TX81Z "ParisDream", "PetalPiano", and "Bass Beast", three new TX81Z voices by Dan Van Oss.
DX11 An introduction to Yamaha's new multi-timbral FM digital synthesizer. By Tom Darter.
Hot Tips Reader tips for the RX11, REV7, FB-01, SPX90, MEP4, and more.
FM Studies In NY Information on a new, non-profit educational resource located in New York City.

March 1988

Article Description
RX5 "By The Sea", a new RX5 voice edit by Kevin Nagata.
RX5 "Funk Punch", a new RX5 voice edit by John Louis Kluck.
RX5 "Triangle" and Heavy Machine", two new RX5 voice edits by Jamie Miller.
TX81Z Velocity and positional crossfading on the TX81Z. By Karl Franz Marquez.
RX5 Secrets for creating professional bass lines on the RX5. By Carl Akers.
DX7 II Booklets Information on a series of supplemental booklets written about the DX7 II family of synthesizers.
TX1P An introduction to Yamaha's new sampled piano tone generator. By Tom Darter.
DMP7 A detailed look at Yamaha's digital mixing processor. By Eric Turkel & Howard Massey.
Hot Tips Readers tips for the FB-01 and DX7 II FD.

April 1988

Article Description
RX5 "Ultra Snare" and "ELhi-hat/closed", two new RX5 voice edits by John M. Lehmkuhl.
RX5 "Mega-Gated BD" and "Techno-ZAP", two new RX5 voice edits by John M. Lehmkuhl.
3 INSECTS A new DX7 voice created by Tom Bajores.
MOVINGKEYS A new DX7 voice created by Kent Sparling.
AIPON2 A new DX7 voice created by David Levin.
ANOLGBELL A new DX7 voice created by David Forbus.
RX120 An introduction to Yamaha's newest digital rhythm programmer. By Tom Darter.
TX16W Part one of a detailed, two-part guide to using the Yamaha TX16W digital wave filtering sampler. By Scott Plunkett.
QX5/FB-01 Using QX5 macros to expand the versatility of the FB-01. By Steve Ahola.
Hot Tips Reader tips for the FB-01, SPX90, and more.
Back Issues Important information for all AfterTouch readers.

May 1988

Article Description
RX5 "Rap Kick" and "HVY Gated Claps", two new RX5 voice edits by Mark Styles.
RX5 "Simmons Tom", a new RX5 voice edit by Jon Byrnes.
RX5 "Drumplosion", a new RX5 voice edit by Keith Sternberg.
ANTI-GBM2 A new DX7 voice created by David Levin.
NEBULA A new DX7 voice created by Tom Bajoras.
FRBDN PLNT A new DX7 voice created by David Forbus.
COTTENKEYS A new DX7 voice created by Ken Whitson.
PF2000 An introduction to Yamaha's newest electronic piano. By Tom Darter.
TX16W Part two of a detailed, two-part guide to using the Yamaha TX16W digital wave filtering sampler. By Scott Plunkett.
Hot Tips Reader tips for the FB-01, SPX90, and more.
Back Issues Important information for all AfterTouch readers.

June 1988

Article Description
BASS SAX A new DX7 voice created by Mark Phillips.
DREAM SEQ A new DX7 voice created by Mark Phillips.
PIANODROPS A new DX7 voice created by David Rubinstein.
METAL SYN A new DX7 voice created by Brian Silverman.
Hot Tips Reader tips for the DX7 II, SPX90, and more.
G10 A detailed introduction to Yamaha's new MIDI Guitar System. By Vincent Bitetti.
Questions Answers to questions from readers.
Back Issues Important information for all AfterTouch readers.

July 1988

Article Description
ANGEL VOX A new DX7 voice created by J. H. Elizondo.
SLEDGEFLT A new DX7 voice created by Brian Silverman.
FANTASY 1 A new DX7 voice created by Masami Nagata.
DIGTLHORNS A new DX7 voice created by Luther Baker.
TX81Z "Mid. Pipe" and "Slp.Sus.Syn", two new TX81Z voices by Eric 0. Ogier.
TX81Z "Steel Drum", a new TX81Z voice by Will Brady.
TX81Z "Lyricon", a new TX81Z voice by Mike Yorke.
C1 Music Computer Part one of a two-part introduction to Yamaha's new music computer. By Michael A. Huisman.
Hot Tips Reader tips for the DX7 II, SPX90, and more.
Questions Answers to questions from readers.
AfterTouch Diary Synthesizers in church? Never! By Roger Walworth.

August 1988

Article Description
News & Information Special Edition ROM For The Original DX7, Backlit LCD Display For The Original DX7, Replacement Control Panel For The Original DX7, New TX16W Voice Library
BABY /GRAND A new DX100 voice created by Scott Watkins.
BONGO/BELL A new DX100 voice created by Scott Watkins.
SOUNDTRAK A new DX100 voice created by Joe Cranford.
HARPYCHO A new DX100 voice created by Richard Amador.
TX81Z "StringHorn" and "Knock Bass", two new TX81Z voices by Dean Keith.
TX81Z "Spectrum", a new TX81Z voice by Sylvia Pengilly.
TX81Z "Mallense", a new TX81Z voice by Roland Steele.
DX11 System An introduction to Yamaha's new component-style MIDI system.
C1 Music Computer Part two of a detailed introduction to Yamaha's new music computer. By Michael A. Huisman.
MEP4/QX1 Using the MEP4 as a programming aid for the QXl. By Paul J. Kurtz.
Questions Answers to questions from readers.

September 1988

Article Description
News & Information RAM5 Data Cartridge, Internal Disk Drive For The DX7 II D, TX16W Basic Sampling Guide, QX3 Supplemental Booklet
RX5 "Box Whip" and "Finger Snaps", two new RX5 voice edits by Tony Gillis.
RX5 "Shaker I Scratch" and "Linn Rimm", two new RX5 voice edits by Tony Gillis.
RX5 "LightningRumble" and "Start It Up", two new RX5 voice edits by John Louis Kluck.
RX5 "Scratch", a new RX5 voice edit by Les Corbett and James A. Powe III.
RX5 "Open Bass", a new RX5 voice edit by Tom Jackson.
FB-01 Percussion secrets of the FB-01. By Mark D. Vermette.
TX16W Software Introducing the latest Yamaha software for the TX16W sampler: an updated operating system (version 2.1), and a completely new, 76-disk library of sounds.
Hot Tips Reader tips for the SPX90, DX7 II, QX21, and TX81Z.
RX17 Using the RX17 as both a sequencer and a drum unit. By Denny Genovese.

October 1988

Article Description
News & Information DX7 II Function Sticker, DX11 System Operation Guide, RX5 Edit Guide, QX3 Demosoft, New TX16W Voice Library
Questions & Answers Answers to questions from readers.
QX5FD An introduction to Yamaha's newest digital sequence recorder: A QX5 with disk storage capabilities and other new features.
DX7 II Patch "Asythelium CSHarmnic", a new DX7 II performance created by Manny Fernandez.
DX7 II Patch "Digital Dancer CSHar", a new DX7 II performance created by Manny Fernandez.
David Bryan An interview with Bon Jovi's talented keyboardist. By Tom and Sibyl Darter.
Breath Controller A primer for keyboardists: How to use the Yamaha breath controller. By Denver Smith
Hot Tips Reader tips for the DX7 II, SPX90, and more.
MIDI Mixup What synthesizers do not say to each other via MIDI. By Tom Darter.
MIDI Matchup Some basic MIDI connections to consider and use. By Tom Darter.
Yamaha Survey Help Yamaha and After Touch serve you better by filling out and mailing in our short questionnaire.

November 1988

Article Description
Questions & Answers Answers to questions from readers. By Steve Deming and Tom Darter.
YS200, YS100, B200 An introduction to Yamaha's new series of user-friendly digital synthesizers. By Tom Darter.
Soundcheck '88 An insider's look at the finals of this year's version of Yamaha's annual, non-profit rock band competition, including interviews with the people in charge, suggestions for prospective entrants, and an explanation of the event's charitable connection to the T.J. Martell Foundation for Leukemia, Cancer, and AIDS research. By Sibyl Darter.
Hot Tips Reader tips for the DX7 II, RX11, and CX5M.
MIDI Mixup Why won't it play? A quick look at the problems (and possibilities) created by the existence of MIDI channels. By Tom Darter.
MIDI Matchup Use MIDI Program Change messages to call up new sounds by remote control. By Tom Darter.
C1 Users Central An up-to-date list of music software currently in development for use with the Cl music computer. By Rick Huyett and Tom Darter.

December 1988

Article Description
Questions & Answers Answers to questions from readers. By Steve Deming and Tom Darter.
RX5 Voice Edits "Air Snare" and "Dark Hands", two new RX5 voice edits by Tony Gillis.
RX5 Voice Edits "Studio Rim" and "Funk In A Can", two new RX5 voice edits by Tony Gillis.
Prophet-3000 The Yamaha dealer network offers a limited production run of the Sequential Prophet-3000 stereo sampler.
Kevin Gilbert An interview with the leader of Giraffe, the band that won this year's version of Soundcheck, Yamaha's annual, non-profit rock band competition. By Sibyl Darter.
Hot Tips Reader tips for the QX5, DX100, and more.
Hot Tips What are all of these MIDI channels good for, anyway? By Tom Darter.
AfterTouch Index '88 A complete listing of the contents of our fourth year of publication (issues 28 through 39).
C1 Users Central An up-to-date list of music software currently in development for use with the Cl music computer, part 2. By Rick Huyett and Tom Darter.

January 1989

Article Description
Questions & Answers Answers to questions from readers. By Steve Deming and Tom Darter.
New Yamaha Products A quick look at some of Yamaha's major new products for the new year, including the V50 digital synthesizer, the RX8 digital rhythm programmer, the TQ5 sequencing tone generator, the WXll/WTll MIDI wind system, the DS55 digital synthesizer, the PF1500 electronic piano, and the Sequence program for the Cl music computer. Compiled by Tom Darter.
V80FD An introduction to Yamaha's new digital synthesizer, which features 32-note polyphony, 16-voice multi-timbral capabilities, a disk drive, an expansion port, and a built-in 32-track sequencer. By Tom Darter.
Product Specialists An interview with Yamaha's elite team of product specialists: Phil Clendeninn, Danny Hoefer, Mark Santos, and Kevin Stratton. By Sibyl Darter.
SPX90 Hot Tips Resonance effects for the SPX90. By Tom Miller.
MIDI Mixup & Matchup Solving MIDI emergencies with MIDI merge. By Michael Babcock.
C1 Users Central Presenting a simple Cl program for dumping voice and performance data from a DX7 II onto a Cl disk. By Jim Smerdel and Tom Darter.

February 1989

Article Description
Questions & Answers Answers to questions from readers. By Steve Deming and Torn Darter.
Session Notes from "The 'burbs" An insider's look at Jerry Goldsmith's scoring sessions for the new Joe Dante film. By Tom Darter.
G10 Performances TX81Z Performances for the G10 MIDI guitarist. By Craig Anderton.
Sequence An introduction to Yamaha's new MIDI sequencer program for the Cl music computer. By Scott Plunkett.
Hot Tips Reader tips for the MEP4, MV802, and more.
MIDI Mixup MIDI feedback and other horrors. By Michael Babcock.
C1 Users Central Presenting a simple Cl program for loading voice and performance data from a Cl disk to a DX7 II. By Jim Smerdel and Tom Darter.

March 1989

Article Description
News & Information International Popular Music Festival Results, Product Specialist Clinics
Questions & Answers Answers to questions from readers. By Steve Deming and Tom Darter.
TX81Z Voices "POTS&PANSl" and "POTS&PANS2", two new TX81Z voices by Cindy McTee.
TX81Z Voices "LEAD GTR" and "Elect. Bass 5", two new TX81Z voices by Jim Hegarty.
V50 An introduction to Yamaha's new multi,timbral digital synthesizer, which features a built-in PCM drum machine, an S track sequencer, 32 digital effects, and a 3.5" disk drive. By Tom Darter.
Rory Kaplan An in-depth interview with one of the keyboardists on Michael Jackson's landmark "Bad" tour; Rory also talks about his earlier work with Chick Corea and his current projects, including producing an album for Rob Lowe. By Sibyl Darter.
WX7 Getting acquainted with your WX7. By Gregory W. Yasinitsky.
Hot Tips Reader tips for the KX88 and more.
C1 Users Central From the Finder to DOS. By Scott Plunkett.

April/May 1989

Article Description
Questions & Answers Answers to questions from readers. By Steve Deming and Tom Darter.
TX81Z Voices "Classic Syn" and "Happy Chord", two new TX81Z voices by Eric E. Ogier.
TX81Z Voices "Grand Piano", a new TX81Z voice by Stan Varnas, and "Steel Drums", a new TX81Z voice by Dave Joyce.
DX7 II Performance "Stereo Airport", a new DX7 II performance by Dan Linehan.
DX7 II Voices "Basilica" and PrcEnsemble", two new DX7 II voices by John P. Mikowychok.
WX7 & TX81Z Creating custom WX7 sounds from preset (ROM) TX81Z voices. By Gregory W Yasinitsky.
V50 Applications Understanding the V50 sequencer, part 1. By Chris Cotton.
Chick Corea A musical giant talks about his new film score, his Elektric Band, his Akoustic Band, and his work with the Yamaha MIDI grand. By Tom Darter.
SPX Professional Series An introduction to Yamaha two new professional multi-effects processors: the SPX900 and the SPX1000. By Tom Darter.
Hot Tips Reader tips for the SPX90 II, CX5M, and more.
C1 Users Central From the Finder to DOS, part 2. By Scott Plunkett.

June/July 1989

Article Description
Questions & Answers Answers to questions from readers. By Steve Deming and Tom Darter.
TX81Z Voice "Ad.Vibe.3", a new TX81Z voice by Larry Mueth.
TX81Z Voices "Doublelo", "Doublehi", and ''Biotoxic", three new TX81Z voices by Gregory Thomas Meyers.
DX7 Voices "Nightshade" and "femalevibe", two new DX7 voices by Gregory Thomas Meyers.
DX7 Voices "Dharma" and "Pop Bass", two new DX7 voices by Ben Moore.
RX5 Voice Edits "Large Gong", "Chant Cymbal", "Gliss Snare", and "Eko Snare", four new RX5 voice edits by Douglas Masla.
New Products A quick look at some of Yamaha's major new Pro Audio products for the second half of 1989.
V50 Applications Understanding the V50 sequencer, part 2. By Chris Cotton.
Jerry Goldsmith A film scoring legend talks about his use of synthesizers, his work with the Cl music computer, and his score for Star Trek V. By Tom Darter.
DX11 & TX81Z Adding TX81Z voices to the DX11 - a tutorial for non-programmers. By Steve Ahola.
Hot Tips Reader tips for the SPX90, QX3, and more
C1 Users Central Windows-a graphic interface for DOS. By Scott Plunkett
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