What a great time to be born.

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Post by premieklovn » Sat Apr 19, 2008 1:36 am

voltageHead wrote:19 CR-78

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Post by Johnny Lenin » Sat Apr 19, 2008 2:36 am

'68... my Vox Jaguar was built in '68. What a great time to be born.

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Post by Mixolydian » Sat Apr 19, 2008 3:15 am

Me = the same day Hawaii became a state. (August 21, 1959)

Famous musicians born the same year as me:
Susanna Hoffs, Brian Setzer, Sheena Easton, Marc Almond and David Ball (of Soft Cell,) Ian McCulloch (Echo and the Bunnymen,) Randy Travis, Richie Sambora, Suzanne Vega, Weird Al Yankovic, Marie Osmond, Bryan Adams, Chris Lowe (Pet Shop Boys,) and Alan Wilder (Depeche Mode.)

Unloved, ignored, and not so famous musicians born in 1959:
me

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Re: What a great time to be born.

Post by JayEm » Sat Apr 19, 2008 4:24 am

BlackGnosis wrote:Ahh 1983., some of my absolute favorite synths came out in my birth year.

The Jupiter 6, The Yamaha DX-7, The Roland SH-101 and MC-202, the JX-3p, the TB-303 was in its second year of production, Oberheim launched the infamous OB-8...

what a wonderful year to be born :)

So fellow explorers what synths came out in your birth year? [btw today is my birthday hence my thoughts about this]
Happy Birthday
I was born in 82, so I guess the 303 came out.

If I'd been born sooner I may have been able to take advantage of the cheap costs of all that analogue gear during the 80s/early 90s. As it is, its all too expensive.


Oh, plus I could have invested in stuff like AOL or Yahoo!

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Post by Black Tomorrow » Sat Apr 19, 2008 6:06 am

'81. Same year as the Moog Rogue. I don't know what else, I just simply noticed when I got mine that it was the same age as me.

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Re: What a great time to be born.

Post by gcoudert » Sat Apr 19, 2008 9:47 am

BlackGnosis wrote:Ahh 1983., [...] what a wonderful year to be born :)
1967: Sgt. Pepper, the Summer of Love :twisted:

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Post by sonny1 » Sat Apr 19, 2008 10:20 am

premieklovn wrote:1988 was a good year for shitty digital s**t.
Yup, I agree. I think the worst years for synths started in 88, and went until about 1994 that's when the collective industry started to pull they heads out they asses.

I was born in 73.....Don't really know 'bout what came out in that year Maybe I'll look.

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Post by Micke » Sat Apr 19, 2008 12:49 pm

Z wrote:Happy Birthday, BG!

I was born in '71, so according to the VSE timeline, the ARP 2600 Grey Meanie (Phil @ CMS is working on mine) and the EMS Synthi A & AKS were also born.

Z

The "regular" version of the ARP 2600 was also "born" in 1971, as was the mighty EMS Synthi 100. On the other hand the birthday of the AKS is 1972.

There are quite a lot of errors in the VSE timeline.
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Post by Micke » Sat Apr 19, 2008 12:53 pm

Johnny Lenin wrote:'68... my Vox Jaguar was built in '68. What a great time to be born.
The Moog modular series 900 was introduced in that year too!
"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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Post by iProg » Sat Apr 19, 2008 1:06 pm

Then, I'm a D-50.

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Post by nathanscribe » Sat Apr 19, 2008 1:51 pm

By my own reckoning, I'm a Korg 700 and a Roland SH-1000.

There's got to be more than that, surely...

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Post by Micke » Sat Apr 19, 2008 2:26 pm

nathanscribe wrote:By my own reckoning, I'm a Korg 700 and a Roland SH-1000.

There's got to be more than that, surely...
Sure, there were the Emu modular, Roland SH-3 (quickly replaced by the SH-3A in early '74), Arp Pro Soloist, EML electrocomp 500 et al.
"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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Post by mavertron » Sat Apr 19, 2008 2:31 pm

this is without doubt, a stupid thread, however i was born in 76, which you could say was the best year of them all cos it was the year of the CS80.

now i really want one more than i did before which was a lot.

happy birthday synth.
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Re: What a great time to be born.

Post by soundxplorer » Sat Apr 19, 2008 2:33 pm

BlackGnosis wrote:Ahh 1983., some of my absolute favorite synths came out in my birth year.
And this is probably the first song your little newborn ears ever heard:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6lE6Htee0sA

:)

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Post by Z » Sat Apr 19, 2008 3:18 pm

sonny1 wrote:
premieklovn wrote:1988 was a good year for shitty digital s**t.
Yup, I agree. I think the worst years for synths started in 88, and went until about 1994
Except for the Roland JD-800 in '91 (990 in '93) and Korg Wavestation in '90.

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