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Gear used in Thriller?

Postby Alex E » Thu Jun 14, 2007 5:35 pm

Was it a Jupiter 8 for the bassline, and a linndrum for the drums?
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Postby goldphinga » Thu Jun 14, 2007 8:00 pm

Minimoog for bass afaik.
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Postby Roberto » Thu Jun 14, 2007 8:34 pm

Beaucoup de Synclavier ;)
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Postby Micke » Thu Jun 14, 2007 9:17 pm

I know that Michael Boddicker used two Minimoogs hooked together for some of the bass lines on that album. Whether this setup was used on this particular song I really don't know.

I believe the synth chords heard in the first part of the song are from the Jup-8 but I might be wrong about that.

There were at least three keyboardists using Jup8's on the album; namely David Paich (programming by Steve Porcaro), Greg Foster and Bill Wolfer.

Other stuff being used in the making of this album:

Yamaha CS-80
Synclavier II
Synergy
Jupiter 4
MC-4 microcomposer/sequencer
Yamaha GS-1 FM synth
Oberheim Four-Voice
Prophet 5 (x2)
Yamaha CE20 FM preset synth
Yamaha portasound keyboard
Roland VP-330 vocoder/strings
Bode Vocoder
Emulator I

Linn LM-1 (mostly doubled with a TR-808)
Linndrum (LM-2)
"The (Yamaha) CS-80 is a step ahead in keyboard control, and a generation behind in digital control" -- Dan Wyman, Jan 1979
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Postby code green » Thu Jun 14, 2007 10:20 pm

Micke wrote:I know that Michael Boddicker used two Minimoogs hooked together for some of the bass lines on that album. Whether this setup was used on this particular song I really don't know.

I believe the synth chords heard in the first part of the song are from the Jup-8 but I might be wrong about that.

There were at least three keyboardists using Jup8's on the album; namely David Paich (programming by Steve Porcaro), Greg Foster and Bill Wolfer.

Other stuff being used in the making of this album:

Yamaha CS-80
Synclavier II
Synergy
Jupiter 4
MC-4 microcomposer/sequencer
Yamaha GS-1 FM synth
Oberheim Four-Voice
Prophet 5 (x2)
Yamaha CE20 FM preset synth
Yamaha portasound keyboard
Roland VP-330 vocoder/strings
Bode Vocoder
Emulator I

Linn LM-1 (mostly doubled with a TR-808)
Linndrum (LM-2)


too bad they had to record it on such a tight budget! :wink:
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Postby Micke » Thu Jun 14, 2007 10:27 pm

LOL :lol:
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