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by ItalianStallion81
Fri Dec 30, 2011 2:53 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Kurzweil K250 Used on St. Elmo's Fire Soundtrack
Replies: 0
Views: 3611

Kurzweil K250 Used on St. Elmo's Fire Soundtrack

Let it be known that the Kurzweil K250 was also used on the St. Elmo's Fire soundtrack, in particular the staccato violin track heard on "Love Theme from St. Elmo's Fire" (the instrumental).

~Ben
by ItalianStallion81
Sat Oct 08, 2011 2:44 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: RD1000 + MKS20?
Replies: 5
Views: 2089

Re: RD1000 + MKS20?

The MKS20 has only piano sounds, no violin or other instruments. Then what Roland rack module of the 1986-90 period would adapt with the RD1000 to get additional sounds not normally covered by the RD1000 itself? And for the RD300/700 series, which period-matching rack module by Roland would give th...
by ItalianStallion81
Sat Oct 08, 2011 10:21 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: RD1000 + MKS20?
Replies: 5
Views: 2089

RD1000 + MKS20?

Is it true that if you really want to get a truer-sounding violin patch or synth pad patch out of the RD1000 keyboard that you also need to have the MKS20 rack module to go with it, since they both employ the same SAS (Structured/Adaptive Synthesis) technology of the period (1986-90)? That is, if th...
by ItalianStallion81
Thu Jul 14, 2011 10:09 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Violin Tracks on "Quadrophenia" - What ARP Synth?
Replies: 4
Views: 3237

Re: Violin Tracks on "Quadrophenia" - What ARP Synth?

Quadrophenia Pete’s use of synthesizers is heavily employed as orchestration on 1973’s Quadrophenia. The string sounds on Quadrophenia, according to Pete: For Quadrophenia, and the string sounds for the Tommy movie soundtrack that I did straight afterwards, I used a combination of real violin (that...
by ItalianStallion81
Sat Jul 09, 2011 11:32 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Band on the Run - Moog or ARP?
Replies: 4
Views: 1785

Re: Band on the Run - Moog or ARP?

Phollop Willing PA wrote:
ItalianStallion81 wrote:
Phollop Willing PA wrote:Moog Model D.
Modular or Minimoog (likely Minimoog)?
Isn't the Model D also known as a Mini Moog? That's what I thought. MiniMoog it is then.
Of course it is a Minimoog, I was confused when I first saw your reply.

~Ben
by ItalianStallion81
Sat Jul 09, 2011 10:55 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Band on the Run - Moog or ARP?
Replies: 4
Views: 1785

Re: Band on the Run - Moog or ARP?

Phollop Willing PA wrote:Moog Model D.
Modular or Minimoog (likely Minimoog)?
by ItalianStallion81
Sat Jul 09, 2011 9:41 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: lowest prodution run of a major synth manufacturer
Replies: 75
Views: 7375

Re: lowest prodution run of a major synth manufacturer

The CS-70M/80Ms don't seem very common I don't even think there was an 80M... now that's rare! The Gleeman Pentaphonic Clear is always described as rare, but I've seen one on eBay. Eight in total according to Pete Forrest's A-Z. I've seen one, but didn't dare touch it. It was perched above a Neuron...
by ItalianStallion81
Sat Jul 09, 2011 8:28 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Band on the Run - Moog or ARP?
Replies: 4
Views: 1785

Band on the Run - Moog or ARP?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y8rA1Uds6Sg Courtesy of @progwonk on YouTube, this is a Moog Rogue synth demo of the two synth solos you hear in the full version of "Band on the Run" by Paul McCartney & Wings. According to @progwonk, Linda McCartney played these solos on an ARP Pro-DGX rather than t...
by ItalianStallion81
Tue Jul 05, 2011 2:41 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Violin Tracks on "Quadrophenia" - What ARP Synth?
Replies: 4
Views: 3237

Violin Tracks on "Quadrophenia" - What ARP Synth?

We know as a fact that Pete Townshend used the ARP 2500 or 2600 synthesizer on two Who albums from the 1970s: 1971's Who's Next and 1973's Quadrophenia plus a handful of songs from 1978's Who Are You . But the whole topic lies around the violin tracks heard on all the songs on the Quadrophenia album...
by ItalianStallion81
Fri Jul 01, 2011 10:15 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Godley & Creme - "Cry" (1985) - Fairlight CMI Vocal?
Replies: 12
Views: 4943

Re: Godley & Creme - "Cry" (1985) - Fairlight CMI Vocal?

tegerdine wrote:The video includes both Trevor Horn and Steven Lipson. This might suggest that it was done on the Synclavier.
Synclavier? Now there's another keyboard capable of sampling your own vocals.
by ItalianStallion81
Fri Jul 01, 2011 4:47 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Godley & Creme - "Cry" (1985) - Fairlight CMI Vocal?
Replies: 12
Views: 4943

Godley & Creme - "Cry" (1985) - Fairlight CMI Vocal?

Is there any proof that the ending "falsetto" parts of the 1985 Godley & Creme hit "Cry" was done on a Fairlight CMI? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KxtPRF6NG7I It is in the last minute of the song. The trick is that Kevin Godley is singing "Cry..." in his highest vocal. This part then ascends so hi...
by ItalianStallion81
Thu Jun 16, 2011 7:24 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Might As Well Get Juiced
Replies: 0
Views: 364

Might As Well Get Juiced

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y9-mW1cEynE This keeps bothering me. Those synthesizers you hear on this song, they're all the work of singer Mick Jagger. He being the undisputed leader of the 'Stones next to guitarist Keith Richards, he chooses how he wants the Stones to sound, as would Keef and Ro...
by ItalianStallion81
Tue Jun 14, 2011 1:11 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: What Keyboards Did Kraftwerk Use on Their 1970 Debut?
Replies: 18
Views: 5217

Re: What Keyboards Did Kraftwerk Use on Their 1970 Debut?

I saw Tubons on eBay twice between 2000 and 2005. http://i56.tinypic.com/2nsz68o.jpg (This picture is courtesy of http://www.soundonsound.com/ .) Has anyone here heard of the Clavioline keyboard yet? As in, did Kraftwerk ever use this during the 1970-74 period? We know for certain the Clavioline wa...
by ItalianStallion81
Mon Jun 13, 2011 12:52 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Steve Winwood and the Multimoog
Replies: 9
Views: 7693

Steve Winwood and the Multimoog

We know that the saxophone-like synth leads we hear on the song "While You See a Chance" released on Steve Winwood's 2nd solo LP, Arc of a Diver (1980), is a Multimoog. Winwood himself confirms he used the Multimoog for the lead on "While You See a Chance." http://www.vintagesynth.com/moog/multimoog...
by ItalianStallion81
Sun Jun 12, 2011 1:05 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Keyboards Used on "The Man Who Never Died"
Replies: 0
Views: 249

Keyboards Used on "The Man Who Never Died"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F6q0kMx9xMA Hi, I also want to find out exactly what the synthesizers are that you hear on this instrumental, one of two songs Elton John composed as a tribute to Beatles guitarist John Lennon (1940-80). Off hand, when Elton initially began work on this song in Decembe...