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by TauVoyager
Tue Dec 15, 2009 5:58 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Factors that increase/decrease price of vintage synths
Replies: 19
Views: 3009

Re: Factors that increase/decrease price of vintage synths

No amount of my raving about the immense power of the CS-15 has seemed to have an effect on its value. I can't see many of them on ebay. I don't know what's worse - making the prices go up or convincing people to keep their synths because they are too good to be sold. You must have done the latter....
by TauVoyager
Mon Dec 14, 2009 7:19 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Factors that increase/decrease price of vintage synths
Replies: 19
Views: 3009

Re: Factors that increase/decrease price of vintage synths

The prices of all vintage synths rise naturally. Take the old samplers, digital and hybrid synths for example. They used to go for peanuts not very long ago but recently they have gained popularity and fetch higher prices. Yamaha DX7 seems to be getting more and more respect - 5 years ago it was a c...
by TauVoyager
Sun Dec 06, 2009 11:13 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Tips for making original and creative music with synths
Replies: 38
Views: 4550

Re: Tips for making original and creative music with synths

Traditional orchestral instruments and piano still implement it because music for those instruments is music that people want to recreate and perform for themselves. Electronic musicians are usually composers who want to make their own music, produce it, and record it, and therefore lack the need t...
by TauVoyager
Sun Dec 06, 2009 10:31 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Tips for making original and creative music with synths
Replies: 38
Views: 4550

Re: Tips for making original and creative music with synths

I agree, with the gazillions of synh designs we have, writing a synth score is a bit more complicated. But there are certain standards in synthesis. It doesn't really matter how a sound is made. You could use descriptions of each instrument in the score and leave it to the sythesist to come up with ...
by TauVoyager
Sun Dec 06, 2009 6:29 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Tips for making original and creative music with synths
Replies: 38
Views: 4550

Re: Tips for making original and creative music with synths

This is an interesting thread, any more individual takes on originality? I don't think my music is very original at this stage but I believe it's on the way to become different from most of the electronic music we hear these days. I have come to a conclusion that programming new timbres is worthwhil...