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by hogberto
Wed Oct 04, 2017 4:21 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Is a Yamaha Tyros a synthesizer?
Replies: 23
Views: 6083

Re: Is a Yamaha Tyros a synthesizer?

Funny old thread. My first ever electronic keyboard, given to me when I was about 14, was a Farfisa Bravo. It was a little home organ with rocker voice selectors for brass, flute etc. and pre-programmed rhythms (bossa nova, march, waltz etc.), built in speaker and so on. I had a lot of fun with that...
by hogberto
Thu Jul 19, 2012 9:27 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: something new next month at dave smith instruments!
Replies: 50
Views: 14515

Re: something new next month at dave smith instruments!

i have no idea what the new product is going to be.

but i'm pretty sure i'll end up buying it. :cry:
by hogberto
Tue Feb 14, 2012 12:48 pm
Forum: The Listening Lounge
Topic: Endgame
Replies: 0
Views: 232

Endgame

*New mix posted to link*

A new tune for your delectation and delight:

http://soundclick.com/share.cfm?id=11437291

Voyager OS providing the bass, Diva the pad and IDrum and Tremor the drums. Voice via V-Synth XT ;)
by hogberto
Sun Jan 01, 2012 2:03 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Best Synth Programming Interface Ever?
Replies: 37
Views: 2706

Re: Best Synth Programming Interface Ever?

Jupiter 8

end of thread. 8-)
by hogberto
Sat Oct 09, 2010 12:35 pm
Forum: Software Synthesizers
Topic: MiniMonsta
Replies: 9
Views: 2487

Re: MiniMonsta

i really like MiniMonsta.

DK whether it's an accurate emulation, but that's not what i use it for.

the bass line on this tune is MiniMonsta:
http://soundclick.com/share?songid=8093084
by hogberto
Tue Sep 28, 2010 9:27 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Teenage Engineering OP-1 Synthesizer
Replies: 153
Views: 17793

Re: Teenage Engineering OP-1 Synthesizer

sequentialsoftshock wrote:I'm actually quite surprised that between the first announcement of the OP 1 and now they didn't change their name to "Adult Engineering". :lol:
indeed.

anyway who wants to buy gear engineered by a teenager?

not me. not by any teenagers i know anyway. :mrgreen:
by hogberto
Tue Sep 28, 2010 9:23 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: hi again. has everyone gone a little soft
Replies: 24
Views: 1653

Re: hi again. has everyone gone a little soft

i am happy to announce that my collection of both hardware and software synths has been burgeoning nicely.

why choose one or the other when you can have both. 8-)
by hogberto
Thu Sep 02, 2010 8:49 pm
Forum: Software Synthesizers
Topic: Reaktor 5.5.1 OSX issues - heads up
Replies: 4
Views: 873

Re: Reaktor 5.5.1 OSX issues - heads up

thanks for the warning.

my laptop's defunct at the moment anyway, so i'll check back in a month or so to see if this issue's been resolved.
by hogberto
Sun Jul 18, 2010 11:11 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Starting small in the world of Modular synths
Replies: 8
Views: 4694

Re: Starting small in the world of Modular synths

i started out about 6 years ago with an analogue systems mini-system

http://www.analoguesystems.co.uk/index2.htm

just to check that i was actually going to like modular synthesis.

i did.

the rest is history. 8-)
by hogberto
Sat Jan 30, 2010 6:21 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: The New Tom Oberheim SEM Thread
Replies: 630
Views: 81269

Re: The New Tom Oberheim SEM Thread

schneiders buro are selling the SEM now:

http://www.schneidersladen.de/english.html

still not UK, but at least Germany's a bit closer to home than California. :?
by hogberto
Tue Nov 24, 2009 1:15 pm
Forum: Buyer's Guide
Topic: How did the Alesis Fusion end up?
Replies: 35
Views: 2797

Re: How did the Alesis Fusion end up?

this bloke over on KSS has posted a raft of Fusion demo videos.

well worth a look. :shock:

Thierry's fusion channel
by hogberto
Thu Oct 01, 2009 9:46 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Which was your first music toy?
Replies: 60
Views: 4845

Re: Which was your first music toy?

heh heh. good thread. 8) ignoring the upright piano that i pounded away at to no great effect for years my first proper music toy was a Farfisa Bravo organ. (this was in the late 70's, when i was about 15.) http://i212.photobucket.com/albums/cc107/hogberto/40597.jpg half a dozen voicings, fairly che...
by hogberto
Thu Oct 01, 2009 9:34 pm
Forum: Software Synthesizers
Topic: Arturia Arp 2600v Sequencing
Replies: 2
Views: 2735

Re: Arturia Arp 2600v Sequencing

i suggest you try the KvR 'Instruments' forum - lots'n'lots of softsynth users there. it's a bit quiet around here for softies. ;-)

http://www.kvraudio.com/forum/
by hogberto
Sun Sep 13, 2009 11:39 pm
Forum: The Listening Lounge
Topic: Here's a new synth tune
Replies: 0
Views: 183

Here's a new synth tune

A wee fun synth tune:

Micromotion 8)
by hogberto
Wed Apr 15, 2009 5:03 pm
Forum: Software Synthesizers
Topic: Free Bank of Korg Legacy Edition MS-20 Patches
Replies: 3
Views: 2234

Re: Free Bank of Korg Legacy Edition MS-20 Patches

thanks pal.

much appreciated!