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by Mixolydian
Thu Jun 19, 2008 8:28 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: The new Goldfrapp album...
Replies: 24
Views: 1793

Also, did anyone know that it was Will Gregory who played sax on Tears For Fears' "The Working Hour?" There are two saxes on that track. He plays the bluesy solos. They're excellent. Certainly all of us who regularly listen to Sonicstate's podcasts :) (BTW where the h**l is the next one? Been 3 wee...
by Mixolydian
Thu Jun 19, 2008 6:01 am
Forum: Software Synthesizers
Topic: G-Force M-Tron and G-Force VSM: Vista-compatible ?
Replies: 6
Views: 388

I intend to buy VSM soon. Perhaps August after I move. The demos are impressive.
by Mixolydian
Tue Jun 17, 2008 7:38 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: The new Goldfrapp album...
Replies: 24
Views: 1793

smallsynth wrote:
Mixolydian wrote:(Don't tell anyone, but my real name is Dan Austin.)
internet alert! INFORMATION ALERT!!!
It never was much of secret.
by Mixolydian
Tue Jun 17, 2008 2:31 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: The new Goldfrapp album...
Replies: 24
Views: 1793

Did anyone happen to catch Goldfrapp at Coachella?

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Unfortunately, I didn't go.
by Mixolydian
Tue Jun 17, 2008 2:25 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: The new Goldfrapp album...
Replies: 24
Views: 1793

How did you manage that? Did you just send in some demos? I sent links to a couple of songs I had written, but intended as examples of a free software sequencer I like: http://www.wizardmaster.com/bludgeonsoft/wmcp/ It's a Windows based 16 step sequencer that can be used with most midi equipped ana...
by Mixolydian
Tue Jun 17, 2008 4:12 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Synths That Never Were.
Replies: 74
Views: 7973

John Bowen Synth Design Solaris
DSI LinnDrum II
Rhodes Mk7

Obviously I'm joking, but these products have all received over a year's worth of advance press and are still not available.
by Mixolydian
Tue Jun 17, 2008 3:38 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Debating whether or not to sell my trusty old Juno6
Replies: 27
Views: 1417

The Junos have a sub-oscillator which the JX-3P doesn't. I had a 106 and would still like another - despite having 4 MKSs. I do like my MKS-30's 2 oscillators per voice, but there was something downtown about the Juno that it just can't do. If you can afford to, I suggest you keep the 6. BTW, the MK...
by Mixolydian
Tue Jun 17, 2008 3:22 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: CEM chips & Synthtech
Replies: 16
Views: 1522

paults > Thanks for the info. e) the ICs used in the Evolver and the P-8 are still in production are are not effected. The ICs that I had were made from 1982 to 1992. They were never used (NOS). Then Curtis is still in business? ... which is what it appears from Dave Smith's interviews. f) there is ...
by Mixolydian
Tue Jun 17, 2008 3:05 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: The new Goldfrapp album...
Replies: 24
Views: 1793

Also, did anyone know that it was Will Gregory who played sax on Tears For Fears' "The Working Hour?" There are two saxes on that track. He plays the bluesy solos. They're excellent. Certainly all of us who regularly listen to Sonicstate's podcasts :) (BTW where the h**l is the next one? Been 3 wee...
by Mixolydian
Sun Jun 15, 2008 11:24 pm
Forum: The Listening Lounge
Topic: Korg PS-3200 fun
Replies: 20
Views: 1575

Automatic Gainsay wrote:Thanks for posting this, Heath! There is so little on this synth on the internet.
I agree.
Very cool sounds. I can definitely hear Tomita in there. Thanks.

BTW, how did you even find one?
by Mixolydian
Sun Jun 15, 2008 11:15 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Thoughts on the Sequential Split-8
Replies: 20
Views: 1214

The Split 8 is related to the SixTrack, MultiTrack, and Max. They all use the same single oscillator CEM 3394 chips, only the Split 8 has 8 instead of 6. I looked it up, and found one site that concurred with what I said above. Then I checked another site, and it said that the Split 8 has 8 3340s a...
by Mixolydian
Sun Jun 15, 2008 11:08 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: TX81Z and DX7
Replies: 11
Views: 1380

The DX7 and TX81Z do not share sysex. I have a TX802 (module DX7II) and a YS200 (key version of TX81Z.) Both are unique. TX81Z is 4 op but with 8 different waveshapes per operator, whereas the DX7 family is 6 op, but all sine wave. I like both but find myself using the 4 op YS-200 more. The brass is...
by Mixolydian
Sun Jun 15, 2008 10:51 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: CEM chips & Synthtech
Replies: 16
Views: 1522

I'm not sure how Curtis is doing, but I wish they'd run another batch of 3340s. It seems to me that they would sell enough to justify the production run. I could see 15,000 or 20,000 of them being sold in a year. Doepfer still uses them as well as a few other boutique manufactures. While they're at ...
by Mixolydian
Sun Jun 15, 2008 5:46 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Rare Drum Machine Museum
Replies: 15
Views: 1521

Bluesynths has a 3 part article on the Synthorama Synth Museum in Switzerland. http://www.bluesynths.de/modules.php?name=Reviews&rop=showcontent&id=91 http://www.bluesynths.de/modules.php?name=Reviews&rop=showcontent&id=92 http://www.bluesynths.com/modules.php?name=Reviews&rop=showcontent&id=113 I t...
by Mixolydian
Sun Jun 15, 2008 5:22 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: The new Goldfrapp album...
Replies: 24
Views: 1793

Here are some cool videos exploring some of the gear Will Gregory used: http://tv.sonicstate.com/play.php?vid=155 Pt1 http://tv.sonicstate.com/play.php?vid=176 Pt2 Those are nice vids. Cool tour through Will's studio, but I wish he would have fired up the PS-3100. I don't think I've ever seen one p...