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by sepiakeys
Wed Sep 08, 2010 1:36 pm
Forum: Samplers
Topic: Emulator X3: Multisamples with time expansion/compression?
Replies: 9
Views: 911

Re: Emulator X3: Multisamples with time expansion/compressio

Ashe37 wrote:Sure, you just increase the number of samples so you dont hear the LFO stretching.
Yes, thanks! I sampled the keys C D# F# and A over all octaves and made my first multisample: A polyphonic "MS-10 Pad" with filter- and pulse width-modulation. It sounds sweet!
by sepiakeys
Tue Sep 07, 2010 9:19 am
Forum: Samplers
Topic: Emulator X3: Multisamples with time expansion/compression?
Replies: 9
Views: 911

Re: Emulator X3: Multisamples with time expansion/compressio

Not that works in real time. That's why you usually apply LFO to the sample in the sampler. This means I cannot take advantage of the nice analog filter-modulations of my hardware synths and will have to use the filters and modulations of the emulator x3? The z-plane-filters of the emulator are gre...
by sepiakeys
Mon Sep 06, 2010 5:25 pm
Forum: Samplers
Topic: Emulator X3: Multisamples with time expansion/compression?
Replies: 9
Views: 911

Emulator X3: Multisamples with time expansion/compression?

I am starting up with my Emulator X3 and have a question: Can this sampler expand and compress the time of samples to keep the same speed of the sample while changing the pitch? I only could make out the vice versa function of changing the speed of the sample while keeping the pitch (e.g. to manipul...
by sepiakeys
Wed Sep 01, 2010 4:20 pm
Forum: Samplers
Topic: Simple and powerful hardware sampler?
Replies: 5
Views: 784

Simple and powerful hardware sampler?

Hello there! I have a little collection of hardware synthesizers. For a band project I use the Nord Electro 3, the Nord Lead 2x and the Vintage Keys, controlled by a Roland A-50. Now I would like to use some of the sounds I made on my other synths for live, but do not want to carry more gear around ...
by sepiakeys
Mon Apr 19, 2010 3:23 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: The price of analog filters in synthesizers?
Replies: 12
Views: 887

The price of analog filters in synthesizers?

A Korg DX /EX-8000 goes for around 300 Euros, a Waldorf Q+ for about 1600 Euros on E-Bay, a DSI Mopho costs around 300 Euros.... the Korg Monotron will probably cost around 60 Euros. This makes me ask the question: How expensive is it for a synth-manufacturer to empoly analog filters (with modulatio...
by sepiakeys
Tue Jan 19, 2010 9:18 pm
Forum: Buyer's Guide
Topic: lead synthesizer for rockmusic
Replies: 7
Views: 535

Re: lead synthesizer for rockmusic

th0mas wrote:How can it be a lead synth with no keyboard?.
I control my entire rig with an old A-80 midi keyboard controller ;) So I am looking for a desktop- or rack-synth.
by sepiakeys
Tue Jan 19, 2010 4:52 pm
Forum: Buyer's Guide
Topic: lead synthesizer for rockmusic
Replies: 7
Views: 535

lead synthesizer for rockmusic

I am looking for another nice lead synthesizer which fits fine into rock music. It should be multi-timbral, small (no keyboard), have an analogue or virtual analogue sound engine and not cost more than 500 Dollars. No Nord Lead (I have the Modular). Would a Virus Rack be a good choice? Any suggestio...
by sepiakeys
Thu Dec 03, 2009 9:41 am
Forum: Buyer's Guide
Topic: Boss DR-55 or DR-110?
Replies: 5
Views: 775

Boss DR-55 or DR-110?

Hello

I want to add some electric beats to live performance in an "indie" rock band. I found an offer for either a DR-55 or a DR-110, for 150 CHF (equals 150 Dollars) each.

Which one to choose? Is the price too high? Alternatives for these little analog drum machines?

Thanks!
by sepiakeys
Fri Nov 27, 2009 5:07 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Why buy hardware synths?
Replies: 392
Views: 18329

Re: Why buy hardware synths?

It's the difference between having sex and watching p**n on the internet.
by sepiakeys
Fri Nov 27, 2009 4:56 pm
Forum: Buyer's Guide
Topic: tell me about the korg poly 800
Replies: 8
Views: 1447

Re: tell me about the korg poly 800

I owned the Poly 800 Mark I and II for some time. MK II's digital delay is a nice feature. Programming is terrible with the buttons and parameter-numbers, but one gets into it after a while. EG's for each DCO is a good feature and can produce some quite nice, evolving pads. The Poly 800 is limited b...
by sepiakeys
Fri Nov 27, 2009 4:33 pm
Forum: Buyer's Guide
Topic: Super vintage kitsch all-in-one synth
Replies: 20
Views: 2025

Re: Super vintage kitsch all-in-one synth

Farfisa Syntorchestra

Check out: http://www.synthmania.com/syntorchestra.htm
by sepiakeys
Thu Nov 19, 2009 5:15 pm
Forum: Synth Shootouts
Topic: Alesis Micron vs. Korg R3?
Replies: 13
Views: 2075

Alesis Micron vs. Korg R3?

Portable VA-synth for rockmusic (leads, strings, fx). Must have normal sized keys and three (or four) Octaves. Which one to choose? Alternatives? Other threads about this?
by sepiakeys
Thu Mar 26, 2009 5:57 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: RM1x alternative for live performance?
Replies: 18
Views: 2034

Re: RM1x alternative for live performance?

I've heard stories about this bug... can I get a bit more info? I should be getting an RM1x in the near future, just for fun and giggles. As far as I could find out, the bug lies in the OS, which is stored on an Eprom-Chip. Only the first models (don't know up to which serial number) with the old O...