Articles

Following the Instruments, Designers, and Users: The Case of the Fairlight CMI
Journal on the Art of Record Production (2015) , No. 10, pp. np

The focus of this article is the Fairlight Computer Musical Instrument (CMI), which is generally regarded as the first commercially available digital sampler. However, its designers, Peter Vogel and Kim Ryrie, were primarily interested in the use of digital synthesis ...

Transmission Loss and Found: The Sampler as Compositional Tool

This article explores the use of the digital sampler as one of the studio tools that forms part of this creative process and focuses on interviews with a group of Edinburgh musicians called Found who successfully combine the writing of ...

Appropriation, Additive Approaches and Accidents: The Sampler as Compositional Tool and Recording Dislocation doi:10.5429/2079-3871(2010)v1i2.3en
IASPM Journal (2010) Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 1-19

Brian Eno describes the recording studio as a compositional tool that has enabled composers to enjoy a more direct relationship with sound. This article will explore the use of the digital sampler as one of the studio tools that forms ...