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by Analogue Crazy
Sun Dec 29, 2013 11:46 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Korg DS-8
Replies: 14
Views: 2357

Re: Korg DS-8

I much prefer the DS-8 to the Yamaha 4 OP Synths, it does loose some things like several algorithms and fine tuning ratios, but for some reason it doesn't seem a set back. The sound of my DS-8 is thicker and warmer than that of my DX11, even some sounds that bypass the effects are somewhat warmer. O...
by Analogue Crazy
Sat Dec 28, 2013 11:15 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Korg DS-8
Replies: 14
Views: 2357

Re: Korg DS-8

nathanscribe wrote:Did you sell the DX5?
Yes Nathan i sold the DX5, lack of space made me part with it in the end. What a great Synth though, really happy i had the chance to own one a while.
by Analogue Crazy
Fri Dec 27, 2013 6:31 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Korg DS-8
Replies: 14
Views: 2357

Re: Korg DS-8

Vice versa, i will always be very fond of the DX7; despite the tricky interface. But yes i'm happy i have found a DS-8, it's a very nice sounding machine.
by Analogue Crazy
Fri Dec 27, 2013 11:41 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Korg DS-8
Replies: 14
Views: 2357

Re: Korg DS-8

It was 20 mins from where i live so i had to have it, always fancied one but never thought i'd find one. After the first few hours of programming i have to say i'm extremely impressed. It is very easy to program, using analogue terminology on it's parameters, and the sound is very thick and complex ...
by Analogue Crazy
Thu Dec 26, 2013 1:13 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Korg DS-8
Replies: 14
Views: 2357

Korg DS-8

I have just got a serviced Korg DS-8 FM Synth for £150! Was wondering if anyone has one of these and what their opinion is?

Robert
by Analogue Crazy
Sun Dec 01, 2013 1:37 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: What was the cheapest Synth you ever bought?
Replies: 541
Views: 60361

Re: What was the cheapest Synth you ever bought?

For me it was a Novation Nova for £10!
From the same lovely elderly couple i got a Motif 7 for £250, which is a steal.

The best purchases are the unexpected ones :)
by Analogue Crazy
Thu Jul 18, 2013 11:05 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Four Operators
Replies: 6
Views: 899

Re: Four Operators

Quite fond of my DX11 but i can see myself selling it soon. My DX5 simply covers all my FM needs and, after 5 years, iv learned 6 op FM and the DX7 very well. Very useful and underrated machines the 4 op synths though, always fancied trying a DX9 as its the only one with 16 voices.
by Analogue Crazy
Thu Jul 18, 2013 10:49 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Korg MS-20 Mini
Replies: 1141
Views: 122616

Re: Korg MS-20 Mini

Yes it is the Korg 35 filters that produce the background hiss. I think its part of the sound character, much like the original DX7 the bit of hiss adds some grittiness to the sound.
by Analogue Crazy
Sat Jul 13, 2013 10:40 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Korg MS-20 Mini
Replies: 1141
Views: 122616

Re: Korg MS-20 Mini

My MS20 Mini arrived yesterday! http://i111.photobucket.com/albums/n160/analoguecrazy/1000479_10200471753980387_1274200283_n_zps65bd3f7a.jpg After 4 hours of programming its safe to say i'm in love with the thing! Build quality is excellent with no wobbly knobs (at least on mine), and the sound is e...
by Analogue Crazy
Thu Jul 11, 2013 10:54 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Korg MS-20 Mini
Replies: 1141
Views: 122616

Re: Korg MS-20 Mini

Had a phone call from my music shop yesterday; mine is being delivered to me tomorrow :D Oh the excitement! Will be reporting back on here with my verdict after some serious time with it.
by Analogue Crazy
Sun Jul 07, 2013 11:06 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: What should each company make next?
Replies: 79
Views: 9430

Re: What should each company make next?

Korg should design an affordable analogue poly instead of bringing back another vintage piece. Having said that, i would love to see the PS-3100 brought back. I would sell my soul to own one of those :) Moog should remake the Memorymoog and solve its reliability issues. Roland should stop putting pl...
by Analogue Crazy
Sat May 11, 2013 10:56 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: korg m500 micro preset how much
Replies: 14
Views: 1858

Re: korg m500 micro preset how much

If Korg are going to bring back another vintage synth, i think the Polysix and Monopoly would be the best candidates :)
Really glad they are bringing back the MS20, though people shouldn't expect too much of the semi-modular design.
by Analogue Crazy
Fri May 10, 2013 1:56 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: korg m500 micro preset how much
Replies: 14
Views: 1858

Re: korg m500 micro preset how much

I'm aware some people aren't as enthusiastic as me, but i'm very fond of mine. Its very limited but has a superb MS10 like tone, classic vintage Korg and very usable. It finds its way onto everything i record, the Brass and Synthe 2 presets are SUPERB for leads and solo's. It lacks pitch bend, but t...
by Analogue Crazy
Fri May 10, 2013 11:59 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Korg MS-20 Mini
Replies: 1141
Views: 122616

Re: Korg MS-20 Mini

I have to wait until July / August for mine and i pre-ordered months in advance! Oh well, at least it will make a lovely birthday present :)
by Analogue Crazy
Fri May 10, 2013 11:55 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Gigging with vintage synths (Juno 60)
Replies: 21
Views: 2453

Re: Gigging with vintage synths (Juno 60)

I gigged with a Juno-60 for a couple of years, it was by far the most reliable and dependable vintage Analog Polysynth i used on the road. Its really well made and not too heavy to move around, and with it being a simple synth real time tweaks are very easy to make while playing live. On the other h...