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by Richard Gear
Sat May 15, 2010 5:09 am
Forum: Buyer's Guide
Topic: Which Synth to buy? HELP!
Replies: 6
Views: 630

Re: Which Synth to buy? HELP!

I really think a Korg Z1 might be the best choice to get the job done. Very flexible and psychedelic. But if you are new to synthesis, the learning curve might be quite steep as you get 13 different types of synthesis in one synth, tons of modulation possibilities and modular-like options.
by Richard Gear
Tue Mar 02, 2010 8:27 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: The New Tom Oberheim SEM Thread
Replies: 630
Views: 89994

Re: The New Tom Oberheim SEM Thread

Hey, there's a review on Keyboard magazine: http://www.keyboardmag.com/article/tom-oberheim-/February-2010/109055 I did not knew the MIDI version will lack the patch pannel : SEM MIDI edition: It will replace the SEM’s left-side patch panel with a nicely outfitted MIDI-to-CV converter, and adds rear...
by Richard Gear
Sun Feb 28, 2010 9:37 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Concrete sounds w. SEM & Moogerfoogers
Replies: 3
Views: 376

Re: Concrete sounds w. SEM & Moogerfoogers

The seducing aspect of the SEM is to start with a [brand new] reliable patchable classic module with multiple filters. Then it's easy to add some other classic modules to end up with something familliar yet unique (or different).
But it might not sound as huge as a 2600... but who knows?? :)
by Richard Gear
Sat Feb 27, 2010 11:46 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Concrete sounds w. SEM & Moogerfoogers
Replies: 3
Views: 376

Concrete sounds w. SEM & Moogerfoogers

I like digital synths, wavetable and VA's, but I still prefer thick vintage tones. However, when you want to get one of those super chunky tones that could be used on concrete music (a style I dig), you still have to get back to some 1969/70 models (ARP 2600, VCS3, MOOG) and it's a sad. I'm wonderin...