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by Chewy
Sun Nov 13, 2016 9:58 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: My "forever" project.. wavetable fpga synth.
Replies: 18
Views: 3898

Re: My "forever" project.. wavetable fpga synth.

This is really cool. When I was in Logic Lab (Electrical Engineering class), I also imagined making a synth with an FPGA, but I definitely wouldn't have been able to. I didn't learn near enough to do that. The EE classes at my school were pretty hard for me, (and I've failed a few of them), so I'll ...
by Chewy
Sat Oct 29, 2016 8:49 pm
Forum: Samplers
Topic: Need suggestions for a hardware sampler
Replies: 16
Views: 6747

Re: Need suggestions for a hardware sampler

What about something like the Bastl Microgranny. The Microgranny is so cool! I didn't mention it because I wasn't sure it'd fit the bill for OP - it's 8bit, doesn't have a built in sequencer, is monophonic, etc. I personally don't mind that, I LOVE crunchy, lo-fi sounds (I'm an industrial guy), and...
by Chewy
Fri Oct 14, 2016 10:03 pm
Forum: Samplers
Topic: Need suggestions for a hardware sampler
Replies: 16
Views: 6747

Re: Need suggestions for a hardware sampler

Hey, I figured I'd just chime in. I notice you keep saying things like "the Electribe" - remember that there are a few Electribe samplers. In chronological order: ES-1 (mk 1), ES-1 (mk 2), ESX-1, ESX-1SD, and the new one, interestingly just called "Electribe Sampler" or something. I have an ES-1 mk2...
by Chewy
Fri Oct 14, 2016 8:49 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: MEEBLIP Triode
Replies: 1
Views: 708

Re: MEEBLIP Triode

I googled it immediately after seeing your post. I knew about the Anode, and thought it could possibly be cool, but had no idea about the Triode. It is definitely cool that there's two digital sources with a detune control now, and I'm glad to see they kept the other waves (that they call "wavetable...
by Chewy
Tue Feb 16, 2016 5:49 pm
Forum: HELP!
Topic: Korg DW8000 Drum Hits
Replies: 6
Views: 2810

Re: Korg DW8000 Drum Hits

I'm also a fan of the DW-8000, such a nice synth. I know you said you wouldn't officially release it, but if/when you record some stuff, I'd love to hear it. Cool idea
by Chewy
Thu Feb 04, 2016 9:01 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Korg Minilogue Polyphonic Analog Synth
Replies: 153
Views: 33923

Re: Korg Minilogue Polyphonic Analog Synth

Haven't been on the forums in a while, glad to see they're not dead! Thanks for the demos and quirks, meatball, and everyone else who pointed out issues. I was excited about it, $500 USD poly with VCOs and a bunch of cool features, but I figured there'd be some issues, looks like I was right. Hopefu...
by Chewy
Wed Sep 23, 2015 6:53 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Roland Boutique
Replies: 308
Views: 63477

Re: Roland Boutique

Good point, and thanks for the info, Blue Monster And thinking of the Tetra (as Cerebral Infect mentioned) puts it more into perspective. My hope of them being analog was before I knew the price, though. Also, I'd kinda like to clarify. I'm certainly no analog elitist (don't know if it seemed like i...
by Chewy
Mon Sep 21, 2015 12:07 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Roland Boutique
Replies: 308
Views: 63477

Re: Roland Boutique

Yes, it is a bit unrealistic. I'm pretty sure they're all digital, which is why I said I was bummed. Direct mention of classic analogs... and the products are all VAs. But it is Roland, after all. I was just saying the conspicuous absence of any mention of ACB in the JU and JX parts was interesting,...
by Chewy
Sun Sep 20, 2015 7:13 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Roland Boutique
Replies: 308
Views: 63477

Re: Roland Boutique

Do we know for sure they are all ACB? Only the JP-08 explicitly states ACB modelling, and the JP-08 is more expensive than the other two. I would expect them to be all digital, but it seems strange that only the JP-08 blurb mentions Roland's awesome ACB modelling... Good point, Desmond, I was wonde...
by Chewy
Sun Sep 20, 2015 6:15 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Roland Boutique
Replies: 308
Views: 63477

Re: Roland Boutique

Well, I'm definitely a little bummed. Seeing the 1st commercial with direct comparisons to the jp, jx, and Juno, I was really hoping they'd be analog. I guess I should expect that from Roland, though; the thought that they were yet another set of VAs did cross my mind. They do look kinda cool, and I...
by Chewy
Sat Jun 27, 2015 12:06 am
Forum: Synth Shootouts
Topic: The thread of many (analog) polys
Replies: 47
Views: 24605

Re: The thread of many (analog) polys

>>> YMSMV <<< (Your miles *still* may vary) :mrgreen: Haha! Glad to see you posted again, always like hearing your input! I would probably be using an analog poly largely for strings and pads, and it sounds like (both from hearing demos and comments of users) the 106 would excel at them. ...if you ...
by Chewy
Thu Jun 04, 2015 6:54 pm
Forum: Buyer's Guide
Topic: Kawai K11?
Replies: 10
Views: 12538

Re: Kawai K11?

Figured I'd add a little bit of info/clarify some stuff The K11 is not really an update to the K1, it's a "simplified" version of the K4. This makes sense, because apparently the K11 came out in 1993, 4 years after the K4, and has more in common with it than the K1. For example, both K4 and 11 have ...
by Chewy
Sun May 31, 2015 6:21 am
Forum: Synth Shootouts
Topic: The thread of many (analog) polys
Replies: 47
Views: 24605

Re: The thread of many (analog) polys

Thanks for reviving, blavatsky and Sexor (and nathanscribe and CfNorENa, as well) The original 3 Junos seem to get a lot of praise - even over some esteemed VCO polys. Definitely going to keep this in mind if I get another standalone analog poly. I was actually thinking of a Mono/Poly or Polysix (pr...
by Chewy
Fri May 15, 2015 9:27 pm
Forum: Synth Shootouts
Topic: Jp-8000 vs Blofeld vs An1x vs Elka EK-22
Replies: 15
Views: 12046

Re: Jp-8000 vs Blofeld vs An1x vs Elka EK-22

Ah OK, I understand. I personally think it's a good idea to have both analog and digital synths (and even hybrids. I like having all 3 different kinds, it makes for a versatile setup with many different sounds), but I can see why you'd feel that way. And yeah, shipping costs can be a pain in the a*s...
by Chewy
Fri May 15, 2015 7:10 pm
Forum: Synth Shootouts
Topic: Jp-8000 vs Blofeld vs An1x vs Elka EK-22
Replies: 15
Views: 12046

Re: Jp-8000 vs Blofeld vs An1x vs Elka EK-22

Welcome to the VSE! There are some good replies, I just figured I'd add a little bit of my input All of those seem like pretty good synths, I know a lot of people really like the An1x, and I can see why. I own the JP-8000, and it's pretty nice. A little "thin" sounding sometimes, but it's not bad, a...