Sigur Ros Synths?

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Sigur Ros Synths?

Post by brian.only » Fri Oct 12, 2007 12:27 am

Hey All-
Anyone know what synths these are? I've been really getting into their pretty and minimal little dirges.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rWR-jJ3v1pk

cheers

on a side note- I always thought he'd have to alter the bridge on his guitar but apparently not.
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Post by furthestreaches » Fri Oct 12, 2007 7:40 am

I know they use an old Yamaha SK-series organ on a lot of their tunes. The top one does look like an SK, but it is kinda dark to tell.

I think that's an acoustic piano below it. 1978 Baldwin Arcosonic 350 MKIII - just kidding.

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Post by Clavier » Fri Oct 12, 2007 1:10 pm

It's hard to see anything in that video, but I am pretty sure that the piano is made by Yamaha. It looks like it might even be CP 70/80. Again, the stage was too dark to be sure.

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Post by ThinkTanx » Fri Oct 12, 2007 6:37 pm

When I saw them, the keyboard player had an organ, a piano, and a small MIDI controller that was hooked up to a sampler. No synths in sight. And he very rarely touched the MIDI controller, too.

I have seen pics of their studio, and I don't really recall seeing many synths there, although there was probably one or two somewhere. Mostly, it was acoustic and electric pianos and organs.

There is an SK-20, which is part string synth, part organ.

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Post by brian.only » Fri Oct 12, 2007 8:26 pm

thanks guys-

do you happen to remember where you saw those pics tanx?
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Post by ThinkTanx » Fri Oct 12, 2007 8:42 pm

The best were in an article in Tape Op magazine a few years back.

But, just type 'Sigur Ros Studio' into Google Images and you can see a few.

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Post by ElGorilla » Fri Oct 12, 2007 9:56 pm

The drummer also has a Juno-106.

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Post by brian.only » Sat Oct 13, 2007 6:04 am

OMG, I totally forgot about that article- It was a swimming pool right?
time to dive in the stack...
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Post by hollandturbine » Sat Oct 13, 2007 11:11 am

This is an artical that has a kit list and also a fine interview.


http://www.popplagid.com/newspapers/sig ... c_2005.htm

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Post by ThinkTanx » Sat Oct 13, 2007 8:17 pm

hollandturbine wrote:This is an artical that has a kit list and also a fine interview.


http://www.popplagid.com/newspapers/sig ... c_2005.htm
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Post by brian.only » Sun Oct 14, 2007 8:40 am

awesome article!
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Post by eminor9 » Tue Oct 16, 2007 9:28 am

hollandturbine wrote:This is an artical that has a kit list and also a fine interview.


http://www.popplagid.com/newspapers/sig ... c_2005.htm
I really love these articles where bands praise cheap stuff like Boss pedals/racks and then when you read further you'll stumble onto Lexicon 960L, Mutronics, Empirical Labs, Avalon Urei, Neve etc.

Silly really.

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Post by eminor9 » Thu Oct 18, 2007 11:00 am

The silly really refers to the guys only talking about cheap stuff during the interview only to find later in the article that highend processors were (obviously) used. If you didn't scroll down to the end of the article, you could easily be misled to be able to capture their sound by using a cheap Boss pedal ...

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