Quarantined for 2 months with one synth...

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Re: Quarantined for 2 months with one synth...

Post by olix » Thu Mar 26, 2020 1:02 am

The Roland JU-06A I think

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Re: Quarantined for 2 months with one synth...

Post by dooj88 » Thu Mar 26, 2020 5:26 pm

RickKleffel wrote:
Wed Mar 18, 2020 2:53 pm
lisa wrote:
Wed Mar 18, 2020 1:44 pm
Alesis Ion. Best synth ever made.
Well, you sold me. I’ve been interested in this for a while. I have a 20 year old Virus TI Polar I am quite fond of. Once I get the new workbench / desk, I’m going to snag one. Seems like my kind of kit.
lisa speaks the truth. look at what this freak is capable of... it's a monster with all controls right there. plus you can do weird stuff like process guitars through a vocoder triggered by a drum machine... :headbang: it does have a certain sheen to the sound, but the mod matrix will keep it interesting for years. i've had it forever and i haven't explored the deeper capabilities like the tracking generator yet either.




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Re: Quarantined for 2 months with one synth...

Post by Wracked with Guilt » Fri Mar 27, 2020 5:43 pm

bitflip wrote:
Wed Mar 25, 2020 10:09 pm
Wracked with Guilt wrote:
Wed Mar 25, 2020 8:52 pm
Easy. I’m currently self-isolating with my Oberheim Marrix 1000 which I bought last year for 600 Canadian dollars. It’s a damn deep little synth with enough modulation options to keep me busy with interesting and complex patches for the time being. I’ve grown to really enjoy the sound after being distinctly unimpressed to begin with.
Out of curiosity, what're you editing that with? I have one too but end up always going to my Matrix-6 since i've not properly explored editor options :doh:
I use the ctrlr editor - it does the job very nicely.
https://ctrlr.org/matrix1000
That said there’s a Matrix 6 going locally for 1400 Canadian and that’s very tempting, if only for the keyboard split ability...

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Re: Quarantined for 2 months with one synth...

Post by bitflip » Fri Mar 27, 2020 6:25 pm

Wracked with Guilt wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 5:43 pm
bitflip wrote:
Wed Mar 25, 2020 10:09 pm
Wracked with Guilt wrote:
Wed Mar 25, 2020 8:52 pm
Easy. I’m currently self-isolating with my Oberheim Marrix 1000 which I bought last year for 600 Canadian dollars. It’s a damn deep little synth with enough modulation options to keep me busy with interesting and complex patches for the time being. I’ve grown to really enjoy the sound after being distinctly unimpressed to begin with.
Out of curiosity, what're you editing that with? I have one too but end up always going to my Matrix-6 since i've not properly explored editor options :doh:
I use the ctrlr editor - it does the job very nicely.
https://ctrlr.org/matrix1000
That said there’s a Matrix 6 going locally for 1400 Canadian and that’s very tempting, if only for the keyboard split ability...
Thanks for the reply, i guess i'll have another thing to do this weekend! :hyper:

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Re: Quarantined for 2 months with one synth...

Post by CDavis » Sat Mar 28, 2020 11:40 am

I know it’s blasphemy around here and probably not what you’re looking for but I’m spending my newly found free time to learn UVI Falcon inside and out. I ended up getting it on sale around the Black Friday sales and just got the time to dig deep. So far it’s been super inspiring.

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Re: Quarantined for 2 months with one synth...

Post by smithjohn » Sat Mar 28, 2020 2:36 pm

If you're a masochist - Korg M1. 8 tracks of sequencing, 16 voice polyphony and loads of cheesy-but-charming sounds that don't offer a lot of editing possibilities.

It's pretty fun to put in different note lenghts and pick some notes without even knowing how it will sound. Pretty hit and miss but that kind of stuff may not be easy to create on purpose :mrgreen:

Then select the worst Pan flute sound available and questionable fun ensues.

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Re: Quarantined for 2 months with one synth...

Post by onthebandwagon » Sat Mar 28, 2020 2:45 pm

I’m struggling between two very good deals and after buying one or the other I will have to lock down my purchases:
Mono station for $150 or microfreak for $230 both new :hmm:
“no matter how fine you grind the dead meat, you’ll not bring it to life again“

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Re: Quarantined for 2 months with one synth...

Post by msegarra » Sat Mar 28, 2020 6:09 pm

A used analog 4 mk1

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Re: Quarantined for 2 months with one synth...

Post by sallowworm » Sat Mar 28, 2020 6:20 pm

Pulsar 23 if that counts, it looks a joy to explore. It is however quite a way out of my budget at the moment. That said I have had a lot of fun with the Organelle M this week, plenty to tweak and experiment with

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Re: Quarantined for 2 months with one synth...

Post by tron23 » Sat Mar 28, 2020 7:47 pm

Prophecy.

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Re: Quarantined for 2 months with one synth...

Post by dooj88 » Sun Mar 29, 2020 9:18 am

tron23 wrote:
Sat Mar 28, 2020 7:47 pm
Prophecy.
all of them??! or are you referring to an ancient prophesy which foretells the synth which OP buys?

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