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by arcturus
Tue May 26, 2015 2:51 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Strings sounds on DX7 mk2
Replies: 12
Views: 1743

Re: Strings sounds on DX7 mk2

Does anyone know of any songs from the 80's where they used string patches from a dx 7 mk1 or mk2?

I always recognize yamahas bells, basses, electric piano, xylophones etc... but its hard to know which synth the strings come from.
by arcturus
Mon May 25, 2015 4:34 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Strings sounds on DX7 mk2
Replies: 12
Views: 1743

Re: Strings sounds on DX7 mk2

Cool thats good to know. Because i really love playing in split mode and the dx7 can always handle the bass fine. but sometimes the strings are quite tinny and thin. I really like the string sounds in Heart - "These dreams" and fleetwood mac "little lies" I want to try and recreate some of these bes...
by arcturus
Mon May 25, 2015 3:54 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Strings sounds on DX7 mk2
Replies: 12
Views: 1743

Re: Strings sounds on DX7 mk2

Thanks Alex :)

I always use a keyboard amps with extra chorus and reverb too to add to it. I would really like to make some good string patches in split mode as I like to play bass with it at same time.
by arcturus
Mon May 25, 2015 3:28 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Strings sounds on DX7 mk2
Replies: 12
Views: 1743

Strings sounds on DX7 mk2

Hi guys just want to know if the dx7 II FD is capable of getting some good warm analog type string sounds. I have only played on the mk1 and cant find any good examples on youtube. Just want to know from your own experiences. I was thinking of getting an sy77 however the sy is so heavy and bulky and...
by arcturus
Tue Apr 23, 2013 12:39 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: ENSONIQ TS10 & TS12 users
Replies: 12
Views: 12414

Re: ENSONIQ TS10 & TS12 users

Thats okay, thanks for your help anyways. Getting an old pc and floppy disks is too much of a pain. I have just ordered from http://www.syntaur.com/ts_sounds.html their synthesaurus collection, Although would love some dx7 sounds too. Thanks people. And if anyone can help me play the demo songs that...
by arcturus
Fri Apr 19, 2013 11:56 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: ENSONIQ TS10 & TS12 users
Replies: 12
Views: 12414

Re: ENSONIQ TS10 & TS12 users

Wow that sucks hehe does anyone wanna send me some of their floppy disks with patches and Ill pay you over paypal? Im really after the dx7 patches and any analog 80's type sounds i can get my hands on for it. I have downloaded them from a ts10/12 fan site. You can send via post to Vegas. If interest...
by arcturus
Fri Apr 19, 2013 12:09 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: ENSONIQ TS10 & TS12 users
Replies: 12
Views: 12414

Re: ENSONIQ TS10 & TS12 users

Ahhhhhh okay thanks for that much appreciated. Can i ask which floppies do i need to buy? Are they even available? In the manual it just says to use a double sided standard floppy disk so am very confused. Am i better off using a site like this an ordering on of theirs? http://www.syntaur.com/ts_sou...
by arcturus
Thu Apr 18, 2013 4:36 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: ENSONIQ TS10 & TS12 users
Replies: 12
Views: 12414

ENSONIQ TS10 & TS12 users

Hi Guys, Recently got a TS12, just wanted some help if possible from fellow synthheads out there who have one of these amazing machines. I have the user guide documents but they read like a japanese vcr instruction manual lol. Im trying to put on new patches. From what i understand, I can just buy a...
by arcturus
Wed Mar 20, 2013 1:37 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Traditional Analog sounds for SY77 SY99
Replies: 31
Views: 6169

Re: Traditional Analog sounds for SY77 SY99

Okay after hours of reasearching and youtube videos and reviews I went with the ENSONIQ TS12. 500 with shipping and perfect condition, and the floppy works. So i can load on analog sounds and dx7 sounds. Only bad thing is its a pain to program because lack of buttons and simple screen. Oh and it doe...
by arcturus
Tue Mar 19, 2013 5:27 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Traditional Analog sounds for SY77 SY99
Replies: 31
Views: 6169

Re: Traditional Analog sounds for SY77 SY99

Oh and I forgot the Ensoniq TS12. theres a few of these babies on ebay for under 500.
by arcturus
Tue Mar 19, 2013 5:03 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Traditional Analog sounds for SY77 SY99
Replies: 31
Views: 6169

Re: Traditional Analog sounds for SY77 SY99

Hmmmmm no sy99's for sale at the moment. I will just have to be patient. Theres only one on ebay and the guy mods it all and charges $999. what a ripp off. I just want a stock one for around $500. Not one that glows different colours and has aftermarket mods lol. Anyone has a SY99 and wants to sell ...
by arcturus
Mon Mar 18, 2013 12:51 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Traditional Analog sounds for SY77 SY99
Replies: 31
Views: 6169

Re: Traditional Analog sounds for SY77 SY99

Hi Guys, Thanks everyone so much for your massive input I think i might do what balma suggested and get an ex5. It has digital and analog capabilities, sequencer, 76 keys (which i really want) and all the other stuff. Im working with a small budget of up to $600 and these ex series synths seem to be...
by arcturus
Thu Mar 14, 2013 1:37 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Traditional Analog sounds for SY77 SY99
Replies: 31
Views: 6169

Re: Traditional Analog sounds for SY77 SY99

thanks! that gave me tons of insight.

if anyone who owns one of these yamahas can tell me what there experience was with creating juno and jupiter sounds on these that would be great.
by arcturus
Thu Mar 14, 2013 12:02 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Traditional Analog sounds for SY77 SY99
Replies: 31
Views: 6169

Re: Traditional Analog sounds for SY77 SY99

oops meant to say sequencer! my bad :)
by arcturus
Thu Mar 14, 2013 12:02 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Traditional Analog sounds for SY77 SY99
Replies: 31
Views: 6169

Traditional Analog sounds for SY77 SY99

Hi Guys. Just want to know if there are any other Yamaha sy77 and sy99 users out there as Im thinking of getting one and need advice. Ive owned dx7s in the past, roland JX, polysix, juno 60 etc.... but i really want a synth that can do new sounds and has a sampler and also can replicate old analog s...