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by lowerlightsmusic
Tue Sep 01, 2015 3:44 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Which would you sell?
Replies: 4
Views: 1116

Re: Which would you sell?

RE: vintage Moog. You would think they would inch up in value, but I think the new affordable Moog stuff actually competes with the old. I think the new analog offerings from Dave Smith, Arturia, Korg, etc entice buyers as well. So, the budget synths from the 1970s continue to be looked on as "used"...
by lowerlightsmusic
Tue Sep 01, 2015 4:29 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Which would you sell?
Replies: 4
Views: 1116

Which would you sell?

In the last year a couple of Moog synths came up for sale locally at a price that was too good to pass up. I bought a Moog Rogue last December, and a Micromoog in April. They each have their charms, and their shortcomings (depending on how you look at it). The Micromoog is clean and works great, tho...
by lowerlightsmusic
Wed Aug 26, 2015 7:46 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Synth Spa- Haven't seen my 106 in almost a year...
Replies: 58
Views: 17887

Re: Synth Spa- Haven't seen my 106 in almost a year...

Hey guys. I have a related Synth Spa Juno 106 question. Allen has a lifetime guarantee for his chip restoration service. Do you know if the guarantee is transferred to another party if the synth is sold to someone else? I got my Juno back from Allen about two years ago and it works great. However, I...
by lowerlightsmusic
Mon May 04, 2015 11:36 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Moog Micromoog ribbon
Replies: 0
Views: 3532

Moog Micromoog ribbon

Over the weekend I got a great local deal on a Moog Micromoog. It is very clean (even included the original manual!), and works great. I've been pleasantly surprised at how versatile this little guy is. My prior Moog experience has been a Rogue, and this guy has some serious routing capabilities tha...
by lowerlightsmusic
Thu Apr 09, 2015 3:50 am
Forum: Buyer's Guide
Topic: Cost Effective Synth for messing around with
Replies: 22
Views: 14493

Re: Cost Effective Synth for messing around with

The MS-20 is a cool synth, but if you are new to the world of analog synths the learning curve might be a little steep. The Arturia Minibrute would be good "gateway drug" to analog synthesis, and would set you back $300-400. For a few more dollars, you could keep your eyes open for a Moog Rogue or R...
by lowerlightsmusic
Tue Apr 07, 2015 4:57 am
Forum: Buyer's Guide
Topic: Delay to go with my moog slim phatty....
Replies: 12
Views: 14280

Re: Delay to go with my moog slim phatty....

The Moog Minifooger matches up to the Moog MF104M fairly well, and is in your budget. I've got both, and the Mini comes very close to the sound of the MF104. Obviously, you don't get the LFO and other bells and whistles, but for just analog delay it is really solid. Very tweakable. However, if you t...
by lowerlightsmusic
Sat Jan 31, 2015 2:49 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: casio sk-1, very quiet output
Replies: 3
Views: 1454

Re: casio sk-1, very quiet output

I hadn't plugged mine in for a while, so I just fired it up. Mine has plenty of gain. I'm using an 1/8" to 1/4" adaptor. It wasn't TRS or anything weird. You may have gotten one with a bad connection or output. There are a lot of people who circuit bend those things, so I wouldn't imagine it would b...
by lowerlightsmusic
Fri Jan 23, 2015 1:21 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Recommendations for eerie/warm analog sounds for psych-folk
Replies: 28
Views: 5093

Re: Recommendations for eerie/warm analog sounds for psych-f

I go for a lot of the same sounds you are describing. I have a Juno 106, Minibrute and Moog Rogue. I've also got Space Echo and Leslie. I've been able to dial in some pretty cool murky/spacey sounds that work in the an acoustic setting with the Minibrute, Space Echo and a Moog low pass filter. I jus...
by lowerlightsmusic
Fri Mar 28, 2014 5:20 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: anyone else like wurly/rhodes/clavinet/organ here?
Replies: 40
Views: 8573

Re: anyone else like wurly/rhodes/clavinet/organ here?

I've got a Rhodes MKII, Wurly 200, Hammond CV w/a Leslie 31A, Farfisa Mini-compact, Optigan, as well as a few wheezy old air organs. I find the real deal to be much more inspirational than a plug-in/virtual instrument. There is something about the action on my Wurly that no midi controller can repli...