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by Micke
Fri Aug 02, 2019 1:58 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Help me recognize a synth
Replies: 8
Views: 1980

Re: Help me recognize a synth

Yes, it could very well be a CS-50.
by Micke
Fri Aug 02, 2019 1:40 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Help me recognize a synth
Replies: 8
Views: 1980

Re: Help me recognize a synth

The keyboard on top of the Rhodes appears to be a Solina string ensemble. The other one, I think, is a Yamaha CS-60 polyphonic synthesizer.
by Micke
Thu Jun 20, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: The great thread of electronic/synthesizer soundtracks
Replies: 860
Views: 294708

Re: The great thread of electronic/synthesizer soundtracks

Yeah, that's a big Moog modular synthesizer.
by Micke
Mon May 06, 2019 1:11 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: The great thread of electronic/synthesizer soundtracks
Replies: 860
Views: 294708

Re: The great thread of electronic/synthesizer soundtracks

Thank you very much virgule, well done! I'll be darned, I had my suspicions that it could be Wendy and I listened to most of her '70s material, including the "Clockwork orange" ost, but I just couldn't find this piece. EDIT: I just noticed that an excerpt from that section of Timesteps is used early...
by Micke
Sun May 05, 2019 7:38 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: The great thread of electronic/synthesizer soundtracks
Replies: 860
Views: 294708

Re: The great thread of electronic/synthesizer soundtracks

Anybody here able to identify this electronic piece from the BBC documentary In Search of the Dark ages (episode: In search of Boadicea, march 1980): https://youtu.be/-FlbP20Ex9c?t=1312 I just finished watching the whole series (8 episodes) and I can tell you it's crammed with analog synth goodness....
by Micke
Fri Jan 25, 2019 9:26 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Japan "Burning Bridges"- what synths?
Replies: 42
Views: 17486

Re: Japan "Burning Bridges"- what synths?

If I recall correctly for the '79 tour Richard used the Micromoog, Roland 700 'laboratory system" controlled by an Oberheim mini-sequencer,
ARP/Solina string ensemble and a Wurlitzer electric piano.
by Micke
Sun Nov 25, 2018 1:39 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Eurythmics
Replies: 32
Views: 17755

Re: Eurythmics

They used the Omnichord a lot on Love is a stranger so it's probably that one. The guitar tremolo was apparently the filter/LFO on the Roland SH-09 with the guitar through the external input. The pulsing 8-note bass is also the SH-09. They additionally used a Juno-6 and occasionally a borrowed Oberh...
by Micke
Sat Nov 24, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: The Working Hour - What Synth?
Replies: 8
Views: 4323

Re: The Working Hour - What Synth?

I saw them live in 1985 with the synth rig you can see on the video below, giving you an idea of what they worked with. others from that performance you get a good view of what is being used by both. There's an old thread on all this somewhere..... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wNd4RaOAo_4 I can'...
by Micke
Tue Jul 24, 2018 12:01 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Which keyboard is this in Mr Mister 1985 setup?
Replies: 12
Views: 3637

Re: Which keyboard is this in Mr Mister 1985 setup?

Highest key is actually F if you look more closely, so it's got to be a MKB-300.

Here's an interview with Mr. Mister from the same year which reveals some of the gear they used at the time (including the MKB-300):
http://www.muzines.co.uk/articles/trans ... ister/1689
by Micke
Wed Jul 11, 2018 12:58 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Synths used by Wire (English post-punk group)?
Replies: 4
Views: 1613

Re: Synths used by Wire (English post-punk group)?

English producer/musician Mike Thorne did the keyboard/synth work on Wire's first three albums and on this particular album (154) he used a Yamaha CS-80 and an EMS Synthi AKS.
by Micke
Fri Apr 13, 2018 4:17 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: The great thread of electronic/synthesizer soundtracks
Replies: 860
Views: 294708

Re: The great thread of electronic/synthesizer soundtracks

From your description it sounds like it could be his soundtrack for Frédéric Rossif's wildlife documentary series "Opera Sauvage" (1979):



Lovely stuff indeed!
by Micke
Tue Mar 27, 2018 7:15 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: The great thread of electronic/synthesizer soundtracks
Replies: 860
Views: 294708

Re: The great thread of electronic/synthesizer soundtracks

Trying to figure out what was used on the Jonathan Elias score for VAMP (1986) From my ears. Emulator Linn Drum Sounds like an analog synth is doing the pads mostly...possible Jupiter-8 or Prophet-5? I believe they used the Synclavier a lot on VAMP but I don't know what else. Besides Elias himself,...
by Micke
Mon Feb 12, 2018 2:51 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: The great thread of electronic/synthesizer soundtracks
Replies: 860
Views: 294708

Re: The great thread of electronic/synthesizer soundtracks

Dave Lawson used the following setup on the Runaway Train soundtrack: Prophet 5 rev 2, Yamaha DX-5, Synclavier II (mono sampling), Emulator II and a Linn 9000. The other synthesist Brian Gascoigne probably used a Fairlight but I'm not sure what else, although in this studio photo from 1985 you can s...
by Micke
Mon Jan 08, 2018 10:14 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Xanadu movie (yeah, the 1980's with Olivia Newton-John)
Replies: 7
Views: 1762

Re: Xanadu movie (yeah, the 1980's with Olivia Newton-John)

John Farrar, the producer of the ONJ songs, was into the Oberheim OB-X at the time and I guess it saw use on this production too. Richard Tandy of ELO was also
using an OB-X along with a CS-80 and a SLM concert spectrum (a rebadged Welson symphony).