10 years back
We holed up in a dingy room with a laptop and started an epic track-making quest
In hindsight, it sounds like an idea that Alan Partridge might have pitched when he was trying to get himself back on the telly, but in December 2007, we thought it would be a good wheeze to check into a Gatwick hotel for 12 hours with the intention of creating a track. The theory was that the self-imposed deadline would be conducive to getting something finished – and that we’d be able to rinse the mini bar and pocket all the complimentary toiletries, obviously.
“We thought it would be a good wheeze to check into a Gatwick hotel for 12 hours”
Elsewhere in 120, we managed to keep our hands out of the air long enough to put together a comprehensive guide to trance production, while one eco-conscious reader wrote to inform us that his studio was now running on solar power. What made this even more impressive was that he was living in west Wales, not a part of the world renowned for its long hours of sunshine.
In our free ads section, one reader was looking to buy a load of Computer Music back issues, while another was hoping to sell some. We’re sure hoping that those guys got together; if not, we can only mourn what might have been.
We took a good hard look at trance for our 120th issue, with a step-by-step track-building guide