tell me why i should keep my Korg M1

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tell me why i should keep my Korg M1

Post by adsr » Wed Oct 17, 2007 5:38 am

i have had my korg m1 for about 8 years now. i played one back in the late 80s and early 90s, but this particular board has served me well for many years. that said, i have not played this thing in ages. i can sell it for more then twice what i paid for it and i have never been a fan of keeping what i dont use. but i fire it up and it does sound great. i dont sequence with it and i dont sculpt sounds with it anymore...so, why should i keep it?
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Post by WDW » Wed Oct 17, 2007 5:53 am

Either you want it or you don't. Your call.

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Post by mao » Wed Oct 17, 2007 3:03 pm

I really can't see anything special on keeping it... It's vst version sounds "better" and has all the roms out there included... so if you need it again... well use the sw version. Swap the M1 for a Roland D50... that's a good move...

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Post by tim gueguen » Wed Oct 17, 2007 3:54 pm

Looking at your gear list its not like you need to keep it for "bread and butter" sounds like organ and piano.
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Post by Psy_Free » Wed Oct 17, 2007 4:11 pm

You shouldn't keep it. Get rid of it immediately.
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Post by Martin P268 » Wed Oct 17, 2007 4:38 pm

You shouldn't keep it. Get rid of it immediately.
Listen to this voice. I can even offer you free disposal if you send it to me ;-)

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Post by adsr » Wed Oct 17, 2007 5:54 pm

you make a good point, tim. the JV1010 has been my "bread and butter" synth for years. i guess it will be going in the Gear For Sale list before too long.
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Post by Neonlights84 » Wed Oct 17, 2007 7:29 pm

Cause the choir sounds are to die for? And Universe....

If you don't use it, i dont care what it sounds like. Long snap that thing out of there then.
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Post by mutetus » Wed Oct 17, 2007 7:55 pm

Maybe you shouldn't buy anything, if you don't know what to do with a keyboard.

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Post by madtheory » Wed Oct 17, 2007 8:02 pm

I sense a certain ennui today... is this because the kid with the football (sorry the modular moog) went to play somewhere else because some of us were mean to him?

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Post by WDW » Wed Oct 17, 2007 8:28 pm

madtheory wrote:ennui
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sell it

Post by PPG_HOSHII! » Tue Oct 23, 2007 6:51 am

I had one for years, but after a while, every single sound started to sound similar. Every sound was either a compressed piano, or an ominous gawdy choir. Somebody mentioned selling it for a D-50, I did that and I really think the D-50 sounds more charming than the shitty m1 ever did.
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Post by Stab Frenzy » Tue Oct 23, 2007 8:04 am

This gets my vote for best thread of the day! Congratulations to all involved.

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Post by gs » Tue Oct 23, 2007 6:12 pm

The M1 has a more diverse and eclectic set of samples than the D50, but the D50 has a more complex synth engine. I have the JD800 (not a D50 but far closer to it than any Korg), so I like having the hardware M1 around the studio for its weird samples and pattern sequencer. But as mentioned already, you can get the Korg Legacy Digital edition or even an M1R rack in its place.
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Post by Mpresev » Tue Oct 23, 2007 6:56 pm

how much are the M1's going for these days. ?

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