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by Thousand Ways
Sun Jun 07, 2020 6:01 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Roland Boutique
Replies: 309
Views: 95959

Re: Roland Boutique

Roland are in new hands these days - and what they are releasing feels pretty vanilla and almost entirely based on maximising revenues by plundering their glorious past with cheap and tacky boxes. On this path, I don't give them another 5 years. There's no future vision and no commitment to depth a...
by Thousand Ways
Wed Nov 11, 2015 7:23 pm
Forum: Buyer's Guide
Topic: Synths used on early NYC electro, 1982-83
Replies: 7
Views: 4496

Re: Synths used on early NYC electro, 1982-83

Blimey. Thanks a lot.
by Thousand Ways
Wed Nov 11, 2015 2:08 pm
Forum: Buyer's Guide
Topic: Synths used on early NYC electro, 1982-83
Replies: 7
Views: 4496

Re: Synths used on early NYC electro, 1982-83

Fantastic, thank you. I hadn't heard of A synthesist's guide … before, nor had I seen the SOS series. I mainly use Reason, which has a Subtractor synth, so will try with that.
by Thousand Ways
Wed Nov 11, 2015 10:58 am
Forum: Buyer's Guide
Topic: Synths used on early NYC electro, 1982-83
Replies: 7
Views: 4496

Re: Synths used on early NYC electro, 1982-83

Thanks, Z. I'm sure that the sounds do come across as generic, but I'm not very good at programming synths, so have struggled to approximate them. I hadn't considered that Sequential Circuits synths might have been used on these records, but maybe that's true. I associate, say, the Prophet-5 more wi...
by Thousand Ways
Wed Nov 11, 2015 12:36 am
Forum: Buyer's Guide
Topic: Synths used on early NYC electro, 1982-83
Replies: 7
Views: 4496

Synths used on early NYC electro, 1982-83

Dear all I'm trying to find out which synths were used on early NYC electro and electrofunk tracks circa 1982–83. I don't know whether most of those records relied on a single synth. Someone mentioned to me the Roland Juno-6, which was released around the right time, but I don't know whether this f...