issue 96 febru a ry 1992
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4 Now'sThe Time All news plus Teddy Edwards,
Emmylou Harris, J ohnnieJ ohnson 14 Festival Special J ohn Corbett reports from Europe and
Canada 18 Tristan Honsinger Richard Scott says 'el lo to the cel lo man
22 Ron Geesin At last! Tubular tales with Barry Witherden
Lou Reed New Y ork exclusive with Simon Reynolds Subscribe! This month 's special offer Black Science Fiction Opening our technology survey, Mark Sinker takes off Detroit T echno Detected by Louise Gray 36 BBC Radiophonic Workshop Mark Sinker steps into the police box 38 George Clinton Ben Watson stands for Parliament 40 Composing with machines Brian Morton hands out screwdrivers 41 Back To The Future Simon Trask surveys what's next for music-tech
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Invisible Jukebox Cabaret Voltaire take the test with Biba Kopf The Charts This month 's popular polls Print Run Fine new work on the printed page Soundcheck The lates t CDs , LPs, MCs , covered by our erudite team The Write Place Where readers speak words of wisdom
Cover: Robby the Robot looks forward to the nex t age . Model court esy the Becky Sinker Collec ti on .
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Contributors t h is issue : Mike 1\therton, Cat BaJJ, LouiJt Gray, L.aura Connelly, jack Cooke. J ohn Corbeu. Mark Douet. Mike Fish , John Fordham . Martin Gayford. Hopey Gla1s.
Andy Hamilton, Max Harrison, Nick Kimberley , Biba Kopf, K. Martin. KemiJ Mathinon . Phi/ McNei/1 , Brian Morton , Stuart Nicholson. Chris Parker, Andrew Porhecary , Brian Priwley, David Redfern, Simon ReynoidJ, Mauhew Richardson , j onathan Ronmey , Richard Scoll. Becky Sinker. David T oop. Simon Trask . Ben Wa/Jon , Philip Wa/Jon. Barry Witherden.
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