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by ShadowsWithin
Mon Mar 17, 2008 8:58 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: new synth/metal player
Replies: 12
Views: 1800

buy an used roland or yamaha workstation... korg piano sucks and the leads are really thin a really good choice would be an Alesis Fusion ( i sold my korg Triton after buying mine) but it isn't a synth for beginners, if you want to use it for metal you should find some good orchestral samples and l...
by ShadowsWithin
Sat Mar 15, 2008 4:01 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: new synth/metal player
Replies: 12
Views: 1800

new synth/metal player

Ok so im going to be running into some money in a month or two and want to use 700-800 of it to buy a new synth, i play metal so i nead a nice lead sound along with piano and strings etc. i am hoping for a 88 key and a little newer if possible, im open to a controller/module combo, as long as it sta...
by ShadowsWithin
Sat Mar 01, 2008 9:28 pm
Forum: Samplers
Topic: Saving patches to a sequencer
Replies: 4
Views: 813

yeah i saw as much, the problem im having now is when i press recieve on CHANGEIT! it just opens up files in my computer it does show something like "all user patches" on a list like that it just shows "My Computer"
by ShadowsWithin
Sat Mar 01, 2008 2:54 am
Forum: Samplers
Topic: Saving patches to a sequencer
Replies: 4
Views: 813

i tried using that today but i don't think i have everything set-up right or something cause when i press recieve data from synth it just opens ups a window to search the computer for syx files, also do i do anything on my JV? is there a tutorial somewhere? :p
by ShadowsWithin
Fri Feb 29, 2008 4:36 pm
Forum: Samplers
Topic: Saving patches to a sequencer
Replies: 4
Views: 813

Saving patches to a sequencer

ok so im not much into the subtractive synthesis and sequencing, but i have a basic idea, i have a JV-1080 and wan't to load up this bank of patches i found on the internet, they say to save all data i currently have on there to a sequencer, i have reason...would that work and if so how do i do that?
by ShadowsWithin
Sat Jan 26, 2008 6:07 pm
Forum: Software Synthesizers
Topic: reason MIDI problem
Replies: 0
Views: 360

reason MIDI problem

ok i have a c**p casio keyboard with MIDI (my Korg X5 is in the shop) andi just got a audio interface (m-Audio Firewire 410) and i have the keyboard hooked up to that and the the m-audio hooked up to the computer, and im trying to get it to work on reason but it wont detect anything...
by ShadowsWithin
Wed Jan 16, 2008 9:40 pm
Forum: HELP!
Topic: Sequencing banks on a JV-1080?
Replies: 1
Views: 459

Sequencing banks on a JV-1080?

ok so i reallly don't know anything about synthesis or sequencing, i found htis site that has a band full of custom made sounds and it says sequence any patches i have in the band so that i don't lose them. i think i know what the mean because when i put my Jens patch on my JV it erased all the soun...
by ShadowsWithin
Wed Jan 16, 2008 9:32 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: 80's MIDI Madness & decline of analog...anyone remember?
Replies: 92
Views: 20881

Of course the 80's were cool. Just look at this. Matrix-12 and all. There's a synth vs guitar solo near the 2:35 mark. http://youtube.com/watch?v=paHugvyOZZ4 oh yeah Jens Johansson, he's by far my favorite keyboardist, and besides his DX7 he still prefers the analog gear, his lead sound comes from ...
by ShadowsWithin
Sat Jan 12, 2008 7:58 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Badass synth parts in songs (starting with this one)
Replies: 118
Views: 28742



love his lead sound and he's a monster of a player. i'd kill to have that sounds just to play around with, i have somthing very similar but it doesn't have that expressivness his does and it's a lot more treble-y
by ShadowsWithin
Fri Jan 11, 2008 6:30 am
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: XV-5050
Replies: 1
Views: 492

XV-5050

Ok so im getting a bit of money soon and am thinking about expanding from 1 keyboard too 2, right no im used a Korg X5 running into a Roland JV-1080, i wan't that as my top keyboard and want to get a 88 key keyboard as the bottom, i was thinking the RS-9 by roland because it's 88 keys and a keyboard...
by ShadowsWithin
Tue Jan 08, 2008 12:04 am
Forum: HELP!
Topic: synth tutorials?
Replies: 2
Views: 622

i have the orchestral expansion and it still doesn't have the right stuff, i only use it for the harpsichord and picazzo strings, i have StStrings which will do but im thinking ill just buy an XP-80 and use the JV then just use my X5 on top for the strings and lead or something :P and i was thinking...
by ShadowsWithin
Mon Jan 07, 2008 9:01 pm
Forum: HELP!
Topic: synth tutorials?
Replies: 2
Views: 622

synth tutorials?

anyone know any tutorials on how to make patches or edit them? i have a JV-1080 and i noticed theres not a real great attacky strings sound like on my X5 and i can't figure out how to change anything on it to save my life...i don't know anything about it really. should have started off analog tbqh.....
by ShadowsWithin
Mon Jan 07, 2008 8:53 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: yamaha DX7
Replies: 150
Views: 26235

how much do they go for? i never see them on ebay...
by ShadowsWithin
Mon Jan 07, 2008 8:44 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Playing left handed
Replies: 19
Views: 2904

i've been completely left handed all my life and i didn't have a problem playing right, it took a while to build up speed and coordination but it really wasn't too bad, not get a right handed guitar in front of me and i'll suck hard.