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by gridsleep
Sun Jan 23, 2011 7:53 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Ensoniq ZR-76 worth it?
Replies: 1
Views: 451

Ensoniq ZR-76 worth it?

Does the Ensoniq ZR-76 have anything really unique about it that makes it worth hunting down? Aside from the Perfect Piano, which is in the Sounds of the ZR QROM which I have, and the sketch pad, which can be reproduced with an external computer sequencer. I have an ESQ-1, a FIZMO, and a HALO. The Q...
by gridsleep
Sun Jan 23, 2011 7:17 pm
Forum: Gear For Sale
Topic: VSE - Good trader/seller thread
Replies: 2142
Views: 580445

Re: VSE - Good trader/seller thread

I recently bought a perfect condition Microwave XT from kvnvk for a can of beans and three pictures of Marlene Dietrich. Well, it was a bit more than that, but not by much. If he had anything else I was looking for, I'd buy from him again in an instant.
by gridsleep
Tue Jan 18, 2011 10:20 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: What was the most expensive Synth you ever bought?
Replies: 115
Views: 23843

Re: What was the most expensive Synth you ever bought?

Hartmann Neuron. I feel better now, seeing the price of catching the modular bug. I would like to try John Bowen's Solaris, but don't feel like shelling out ahead of time to wait six months for delivery only to find out I don't like it. Same with the new Korg Kronos. Seems like an amazing amalgamati...
by gridsleep
Sat Jan 15, 2011 4:20 am
Forum: HELP!
Topic: What is this effect called?
Replies: 6
Views: 1319

Re: What is this effect called?

Synthaholic wrote:...(many examples, Steppenwolf's "Born To Be Wild" comes readily to mind)
Also the beginning of Pink Floyd's Us And Them.

The piano intro to "Echoes" was also run through a Leslie.
by gridsleep
Mon Jan 03, 2011 1:45 pm
Forum: Buyer's Guide
Topic: Getting ready to purchase new synths.... Advice?
Replies: 47
Views: 7183

Re: Getting ready to purchase new synths.... Advice?

Your best bet is the Polar and the Supernova. It's the best combination of all around sound from rompling to analog to pure digital for anything from dance and trance to orchestral and new age. Use them together or singly with the Polar as a MIDI controller for the Supernova. Then, when you get more...
by gridsleep
Sun Dec 19, 2010 8:19 pm
Forum: General Synthesizers
Topic: Alesis Fusion peculiar absence
Replies: 1
Views: 4093

Alesis Fusion peculiar absence

While the Alesis section is particularly well populated, the Fusion is conspicuous by its absence. There isn't one member or moderator who has suitable experience with one of these rather different machines?