Zoë Blade's notebook

Atari ST MIDI sequencer timeline

Year Systems & specs C-LAB & Emagic Steinberg The Digital Muse Dr. T Hybrid Arts Intelligent Music Other
1982 First MIDI instruments released, C64 released
1983 MIDI spec published[1][2][3][4]
1984
1985 Atari ST released, with GUI + bult-in MIDI[5][6]
1986 SuperTrack (C64)[7][8] Pro-16 V2 (C64),[9][10][11] Pro-24 V1.0[12][13] Keyboard Controlled Sequencer (C64)[14] MIDI Recorder[15][16]
1987 Creator V1[17][18] Keyboard Controlled Sequencer V1.0,[19] V1.3[20] MIDITrack ST[21] Iconix,[22][23] Super Conductor[24][25]
1988 Standard MIDI File (SMF) spec published[26][27][28] Notator/Creator V2.0 (Notator introduced)[29][30][31] Pro-24 V3[32][33] MIDI Recording Studio V1.1[34] SMPTETrack[35] M,[36][37] MIDIDraw[38] MIDIDrummer,[39] MIDIGrid,[38] MIDISoft Studio[40]
1989 Cubase V1[41][42][43][44][45] Virtuoso[46][47][48] Realtime[49][50][51] The Final Cut,[52] Master Tracks Pro,[53] MIDIDrummer V2,[54][55] Trackman[56][57][58][59]
1990 Cubase V1.5,[60] Cubase V2.0[61] Prodigy[62] Tiger,[63][64][65] Tiger Cub V1.0[66][67] Sequencer One,[68][69] Trax[70]
1991 Notator/Creator V3.0[71][72][73] KCS Omega[74] SMPTETrack Gold[75][76]
1992 C-LAB Atari Falcon mod? Notator/Creator V3.1[77][78] Cubase V3[79][80] Rave[81] Tiger Cub V2.0
1993 Notator Logic V1.5[82] Sweet Sixteen V2[83]

References

  1. "Introducing the MIDI" Electronics & Music Maker, May 1983
  2. "Climb Aboard The MIDI Bus" Jim Betteridge, Electronic Soundmaker & Computer Music, Nov 1983
  3. "MIDI" Jim Betteridge, Electronic Soundmaker & Computer Music, Dec 1983
  4. "The MIDI 1.0 Specification" Electronics & Music Maker, May 1984
  5. "Atari 520ST" Simon Trask, Electronics & Music Maker, Jul 1985
  6. "Atari 520ST MIDI Computer" Jeremy Vine, International Musician & Recording World, Nov 1985
  7. "C-LAB Supertrack" Mark Jenkins, Sound On Sound, May 1986
  8. "Multitracking On A Budget" Simon Trask, Electronics & Music Maker, Jun 1986
  9. "Professional Conduct" Simon Trask, Electronics & Music Maker, Feb 1986
  10. "The Professional's Choice" Tony Hastings, Sound On Sound, Apr 1986
  11. "The Soft Parade" Nick Graham, In Tune, Jun 1986
  12. "Thinking Of Going 24-Track?" Tony Hastings, Sound On Sound, Jul 1986
  13. "Software Tracking" Simon Trask, Electronics & Music Maker, Sep 1986
  14. "Doctor! Doctor!" Ian Waugh, Sound On Sound, Mar 1986
  15. "MoPro Atari 520ST MIDI Software" Chris Jenkins, Electronics & Music Maker, Apr 1986
  16. "The Musical Micro" Mark Jenkins writing as Tony Mills, International Musician & Recording World, Jun 1986
  17. "C-LAB Creator" Martin Russ, Sound On Sound, Nov 1987
  18. "C-LAB Creator" Simon Trask, Music Technology, Dec 1987
  19. "Dr T Keyboard Controlled Sequencer" Rick Davies, Music Technology, Mar 1987
  20. "Dr T's Keyboard Controlled Sequencer" Mark Badger, Sound On Sound, Jul 1987
  21. "Hybrid Arts MIDITrack ST" Chris Many, Music Technology, Jun 1987
  22. "Iconix MIDI Sequencer" Martin Russ, Sound On Sound, Jun 1987
  23. "Iconix Software" Simon Trask, Music Technology, Aug 1987
  24. "Super Conductor" Ian Waugh, Sound On Sound, Aug 1987
  25. "Microdeal Super Conductor" Simon Trask, Music Technology, Jan 1988
  26. "MIDI Files" Anthony Widoff, Music Technology, Jan 1989
  27. "Protocol" Paul Overaa, Micro Music, Jan 1990
  28. "Standard MIDI Files" Paul Overaa, Sound On Sound, Feb 1992
  29. "C-LAB Notator" Ian Waugh, Sound On Sound, Sep 1988
  30. "C-LAB Creator And Notator" Simon Trask, Music Technology, Feb 1989
  31. "C-LAB Creator" Chris Jenkins writing as John Renwick, Micro Music, Jun 1989
  32. "Steinberg Pro24 III" Simon Trask, Music Technology, Jul 1988
  33. "Steinberg Pro24 Version III" David Hughes, Sound On Sound, Aug 1988
  34. "Dr T's Midi Recording Studio" Simon Trask, Music Technology, May 1988
  35. "Hybrid Arts SmpteTrack" David Mellor, Sound On Sound, Apr 1988
  36. "Intelligent Music M" Ian Waugh, Music Technology, Mar 1988
  37. "Intelligent Music" Ed Jones, Sound On Sound, Aug 1988
  38. "Alternative Instruments" Martin Russ, Sound On Sound, May 1989
  39. "Bit by Bit MIDIDrummer" Chris Jenkins, Music Technology, Feb 1988
  40. "MIDIsoft Studio" Simon Trask, Music Technology, Nov 1988
  41. "Steinberg Cubase" Nigel Lord, Music Technology, Aug 1989
  42. "Steinberg Cubase" Nigel Lord, Music Technology, Sep 1989
  43. "Steinberg Cubase" David Hughes, Sound On Sound, Aug 1989
  44. "Clash of the Titans" Jim Spriggs, Micro Music, Oct 1989
  45. "Cubase In-depth" Paul Glaister, Micro Music, Jan 1990
  46. "Virtuoso" David Hughes, Sound On Sound, Sep 1989
  47. "TDM Virtuoso" Nigel Lord, Music Technology, Oct 1989
  48. "Virtuoso In-Depth" Jim Spriggs, Micro Music, Dec 1989
  49. "Intelligent Music Realtime 1.1" Chris Meyer, Music Technology, Apr 1989
  50. "Feels so Real" Phil Brammer, Micro Music, Jun 1989
  51. "RealTime Intelligent Sequencer" Martin Russ, Sound On Sound, Aug 1989
  52. "The Final Cut" Paul Ireson, Sound On Sound, Jul 1989
  53. "Master or Servant" Phil Brammer, Micro Music, Apr 1989
  54. "Bit By Bit MIDIDrummer" Ian Waugh, Music Technology, Jun 1989
  55. "MIDIDrummer" Martin Russ, Sound On Sound, Jun 1989
  56. "Hollis Research Trackman" Ian Waugh, Music Technology, Mar 1989
  57. "The Trackman Cometh" Dave Reed, Micro Music, Aug 1989
  58. "Trackman Sequencer" Paul Ireson, Sound On Sound, Nov 1988
  59. "Trackman Sequencer" Paul Ireson, Sound On Sound, Dec 1988
  60. "Steinberg Cubase v1.5" Nigel Lord, Music Technology, Apr 1990
  61. "Cubase 2.0" David Hughes, Sound On Sound, Dec 1990
  62. "The Digital Muse Prodigy" Ian Waugh, Music Technology, Apr 1990
  63. "Tiger Feet" Chris Jenkins writing as John Renwick, Micro Music, Mar 1990
  64. "Dr.T's Tiger" Chas Stoddard, Sound On Sound, Mar 1990
  65. "Dr T's Tiger" Glen Darcy, Music Technology, Jun 1990
  66. "Dr. T's Tiger Cub" David Hughes, Sound On Sound, Jun 1990
  67. "Dr T's Tiger Cub" Ian Waugh, Music Technology, Nov 1990
  68. "Sequencer One" Micro Music, Mar 1990
  69. "Gajits Sequencer One" Ian Waugh, Music Technology, Mar 1990
  70. "Passport Trax" Ian Waugh, Music Technology, Dec 1990
  71. "C-LAB Creator/Notator V3" Ian Waugh, Music Technology, Mar 1991
  72. "C-LAB Notator V3.0" Dave Lockwood, Sound On Sound, Apr 1991
  73. "C-LAB Notator 3.0" Dave Lockwood, Sound On Sound, May 1991
  74. "Dr T'S KCS Omega" Ian Waugh, Music Technology, Dec 1991
  75. "Hybrid Arts SMPTETrack Gold" Vic Lennard, Music Technology, Sep 1991
  76. "Hybrid Arts EditTrack Gold ST Sequencer" David Mellor, Sound On Sound, Sep 1991
  77. "C-LAB Creator/Notator 3.1" Ian Waugh, Music Technology, Jan 1992
  78. "Back On Top?" Dave Lockwood, Sound On Sound, Mar 1992
  79. "Steinberg Cubase 3.0" David Mellor, Sound On Sound, Apr 1992
  80. "Steinberg Cubase 3.0" David Mellor, Sound On Sound, May 1992
  81. "TDM Rave" Ian Waugh, Music Technology, Jul 1992
  82. "Emagic Notator Logic" Ian Waugh, Music Technology, Aug 1993
  83. "Roni Music Sweet 16" Ian Waugh, Music Technology, Dec 1993

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