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by PolarAC
Sun Apr 27, 2008 11:59 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: The Vintage-classics of the future - What synths and Why?
Replies: 90
Views: 13065

The electribe ER-1. I just find it useful and handy.

The DSI desktop Evolver.
by PolarAC
Sat Jan 19, 2008 11:06 am
Forum: Samplers
Topic: The Akai MPC 5000....its a synth too
Replies: 38
Views: 6233

I think i actually dig it. With that new synth section, it sort of reminds me of a super electribe or something.

I'd like to use it
by PolarAC
Thu Jan 17, 2008 8:29 pm
Forum: Samplers
Topic: The Akai MPC 5000....its a synth too
Replies: 38
Views: 6233

The Akai MPC 5000....its a synth too

Interesting

http://akaipro.com/prodMPC5000.php

Its got a 3 osc VA this time
by PolarAC
Mon Dec 31, 2007 10:49 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: I did some mods to my MG-1.
Replies: 6
Views: 893

I'd like to add a VCF in to my MG1, but I won't do it myself. I'd like to find a tech in L.A. that could do it.
by PolarAC
Thu Dec 20, 2007 3:05 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Tell me about the Roland Juno-6
Replies: 42
Views: 5390

Ah, the JU-6. My first analog board. Its got such such a lovely creamy sound.
by PolarAC
Wed Dec 05, 2007 9:06 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: The real storm... goes Boom?
Replies: 88
Views: 9965

aXL wrote:DSI aren't exactly resting on their laurels, are they? After a healthy run with the Evolver series, the P'08 this year and the BoomChik quite possibly shipping in 2008... Very impressive.
Dave Smith may just have to win Man of the Year.
by PolarAC
Sun Dec 02, 2007 10:31 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: More a Synth than a Sampler?
Replies: 32
Views: 4060

The ASR-10

It has great modulation options. Filters are nice too.
by PolarAC
Sun Dec 02, 2007 3:04 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: spot vintage synths in non-vintage-electronic videos
Replies: 34
Views: 4606

I'm not crazy about that sound either, but you gotta give Alicia some points for busting out the Jupiter
by PolarAC
Thu Nov 29, 2007 8:55 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: The great thread of electronic/synthesizer soundtracks
Replies: 868
Views: 394068

xpander wrote: and stray to television for the evil, eerie warmth that is the opening to the 1980's Tales from the Darkside series,
That whole opening intro/theme use to freak me out when I was a kid. Very effective till this day.
by PolarAC
Thu Nov 29, 2007 8:50 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: DSI Prophet 8
Replies: 289
Views: 45098

I can agree that it did feel a little cheap when played it at GC, but the sound... :thumbright:
by PolarAC
Sat Nov 17, 2007 8:05 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Big Soundtrack In Little China
Replies: 25
Views: 4896

I have seen this soundtrack while on my vinyl collecting ventures. I'll have to pick it up next time I see it.
by PolarAC
Tue Nov 13, 2007 10:54 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Losing my fight with my obsession!
Replies: 47
Views: 6231

Very true of what is being said here. The only thing that stops my GAS is the inflated prices of everything. I just see the price of things that I want and say "Damn, I can't pay that much". This has even been happening to so-called cheapies like the Roland RS-09 or Korg Delta. What I have been tell...
by PolarAC
Fri Oct 26, 2007 6:55 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Synth Steal Of The Week..I love great deals!
Replies: 23
Views: 4074

Good finds A couple of years ago, I bought a Juno 6 for in the Pennysaver classifieds for $175. Recently picked up an ESQ-1 off of "the list" for $100. I'm also a record collector, and I traded a rare soul record to get the concertmate MG-1. This was with a friend of mine that is a serious vinyl arc...
by PolarAC
Sun Oct 21, 2007 3:00 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: What synth are you in love with?
Replies: 139
Views: 18893

My synth of the month is the concertmate MG-1. It was in the shop for the longest time being restored, so I'm kind of rediscovering it again.
by PolarAC
Sun Oct 21, 2007 2:49 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: XS pricing and pre-order
Replies: 307
Views: 35688

My goodness, gotta love the analog resurgence the past few years. Very promising looking piece.