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by Gianni
Thu Feb 16, 2017 7:33 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Have you noticed Roland D50 being so expensive?
Replies: 51
Views: 7130

Re: Have you noticed Roland D50 being so expensive?

I think it's because of cumbia sonidera and Cumbia villera music. They use the staccato heaven and horns a lot. Also probably why the XPs by Roland are expensive (XP-10 and XP-50 anyways). I don't play Latin music, but I know of a few guys who do. They ususally use Korg M1 or similar ROMplers. I ha...
by Gianni
Mon Jul 20, 2015 9:34 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Yamaha Reface
Replies: 407
Views: 52275

Re: Yamaha Reface

I don't think this has been posted already, and it is my favorite Reface video so far: http://captiongenerator.com/49055/Hitle ... aha-Reface
by Gianni
Fri Feb 06, 2015 11:02 pm
Forum: Buyer's Guide
Topic: Streichfett + Roland VK-8m, or Yamaha SK20?
Replies: 7
Views: 3446

Re: Streichfett + Roland VK-8m, or Yamaha SK20?

The SK20 I'm currently using went for around $200 (I think) with case and in near perfect condition. About the reliability, I never thought I'd use a 25+ year-old synth live again but we needed this kind of old stringer sound and this thing was surprisingly stable and resisted a lot of moving. Of co...
by Gianni
Mon Nov 10, 2014 1:48 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: When Did Synthesizers Replace Live Orchestras?
Replies: 44
Views: 4327

Re: When Did Synthesizers Replace Live Orchestras?

Does anyone remember exactly when synthesizers began to replace parts of live symphony orchestras? I worked as a pit musician for a while and I just hated the idea of synthesizers doing orchestral parts. Died a little inside everyday, specially when I had to do it. Fortunately, that kind of crime o...
by Gianni
Sun Mar 09, 2014 4:06 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: 7 visionary women who paved the way for electronic music
Replies: 8
Views: 2358

Re: 7 visionary women who paved the way for electronic music

Psy_Free wrote:No Wendy Carlos or Bebe Barron. Hmm :?
No Else Marie Pade either! [-X
by Gianni
Tue Feb 18, 2014 5:49 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Korg to release ARP Odyssey
Replies: 766
Views: 95199

Re: Korg to release ARP Odyssey

Wow, I was away from synths for a while but this... just... wow. A great time to get hooked on synthesizers again.

Please, please Korg, give us a full-sized keys version. :beg:
by Gianni
Fri Mar 09, 2012 2:28 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: The Mighty FrankenKorg.
Replies: 8
Views: 861

Re: The Mighty FrankenKorg.

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by Gianni
Fri Jan 20, 2012 1:03 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Winter NAMM 2012
Replies: 146
Views: 10587

Re: Winter NAMM 2012

I'm thinking of buying this just because it would look so beautiful under a Mopho.

http://www.studiologic-music.com/sledge.html
by Gianni
Fri Jan 06, 2012 12:47 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: New Moog apparently...
Replies: 141
Views: 43333

Re: New Moog apparently...

Here's a short Sweetwater video.

by Gianni
Mon Nov 07, 2011 6:26 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Pianos on synth-action or Synths on hammered-action? (Poll)
Replies: 12
Views: 1870

Re: Pianos on synth-action or Synths on hammered-action? (Po

Hammered Action, on everything, all the time.

I try to control everything from my master 88 keys.
by Gianni
Mon Sep 26, 2011 4:57 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Influence(s)?
Replies: 63
Views: 3685

Re: Influence(s)?

The jazz/fusion side:
Chick Corea (RTF/Elektric Band/etc)
Herbie Hancock
Tribal Tech
Esbjörn Svensson Trio
Joe Zawinul
Medeski, Martin & Wood
Hermeto Pascoal
Thelonious Monk
Bill Evans
Miles Davis
Pat Metheny

The prog rock side:
Pink Floyd
ELP
Porcupine Tree
Jordan Rudess
Dream Theater
Yes
by Gianni
Sat Jul 16, 2011 6:03 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Most Unreliable, Finicky Digital Synth?
Replies: 52
Views: 5309

Re: Most Unreliable, Finicky Digital Synth?

Yamaha EX5. Any complex patch and/or MIDI setup would immediately screw up everything.