Synths with a pedigree

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Post by waveterm » Thu Jul 24, 2008 12:12 am

I have Harold Faltermeyers Waveterm A

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Post by MrFrodo » Thu Jul 24, 2008 2:41 am

The closest I ever got to a pre-owned-by-a-legend instrument would be my first 12-string guitar, a Framis. It was supposed to have been made at the same factory where guitars purchased by Bill Wyman and John Lennon were assembled. (All else I've owned is either new or used-and-battered by "nameless faces."
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Post by shaft9000 » Thu Jul 24, 2008 4:18 pm

my Supernova 2 belonged to someone pretty well-known.
But i have no idea who since i bought it from an agent in L.A., and was more interested in the synth than who used to play it. When i asked why are you selling the agent said "he's going software". :)
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Post by otto » Thu Jul 24, 2008 9:36 pm

OMNI26 wrote:
Oh, and I just sold a Rhodes stage piano that was supposedly owned by Merle Haggard.
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Post by Synthacon » Thu Jul 31, 2008 8:09 pm

I bought 4 RSF Kobol Expanders, an Expander 2 and a Polyclavier from David Hentschel.

I had Jay Kay from Jamiroquai old 3 cabinet Roland System 100m and 184 keyboard.

I had an SY77 from Pascal Gabriel that he used on Dido's "Here with me".

I sold a Pulse to Rui Da Silva, I have heard one of my old Oberheim OB1's ended up with Richard James, but have not found out for sure yet.

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Post by synth3tik » Thu Jul 31, 2008 8:21 pm

I bought a JX-8P supposedly from Psyche. My old Prophet 2000 was owned by someone famous, just can't really recall. There might be more, I usually take the "THIS SYNTH WAS OWNED BY *****, WOW!!!!" with a grain of salt.

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Post by calyx93 » Thu Jul 31, 2008 8:34 pm

A Wave 2.2 formerly owned by the late Oscar Peterson and a Waldorf Mean Green Machine from our very own Carbon111 :)
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Post by OMNI26 » Thu Jul 31, 2008 10:10 pm

calyx93 wrote:A Wave 2.2 formerly owned by the late Oscar Peterson
Small world, Calyx93, as I had played that very same Oscar Peterson Wave 2.2 back in 1994 or so at one of its previous owner's house in Virginia. I remember it had some sort of Oscar Peterson property tag / sticker on it.

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Post by xpander » Thu Jul 31, 2008 10:29 pm

i usually like buying from people who don't use their stuff since it looks nicer...

i recently bought a couple high-end Super Prime Time Lexicon delays that likely belonged to Jerry Goldsmith. i bought 'em out of a little run-down apartment in the north bay with a big stash of stellar oldies- an Arp 2600, a Memorymoog, an Xpander, a minty Marshall stack- it was killer stuff, really fun to stumble into. craigslist is fun!

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Post by calyx93 » Thu Jul 31, 2008 10:35 pm

OMNI26 wrote:
calyx93 wrote:A Wave 2.2 formerly owned by the late Oscar Peterson
Small world, Calyx93, as I had played that very same Oscar Peterson Wave 2.2 back in 1994 or so at one of its previous owner's house in Virginia. I remember it had some sort of Oscar Peterson property tag / sticker on it.
You mean the two round stickers on the side panels from a world tour? If so, you did indeed play the same one :)

It also came in a touring case with REFUGEE - CANADIAN BAND stenciled several times on it. Don't know much about them, but apparently they used it too. Anyone know this band?
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Post by OMNI26 » Thu Jul 31, 2008 10:39 pm

calyx93 wrote:
OMNI26 wrote:
calyx93 wrote:A Wave 2.2 formerly owned by the late Oscar Peterson
Small world, Calyx93, as I had played that very same Oscar Peterson Wave 2.2 back in 1994 or so at one of its previous owner's house in Virginia. I remember it had some sort of Oscar Peterson property tag / sticker on it.
You mean the two round stickers on the side panels from a world tour? If so, you did indeed play the same one :)
Yep, that was the same one! Ironic!

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Post by xpander » Thu Jul 31, 2008 10:59 pm

i also bought a Roland PG-300 from the guy who owns this website which i know you have all seen. it used to belong to Überzone, too.

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Post by aredj » Thu Jul 31, 2008 11:45 pm

OMNI26 wrote:
calyx93 wrote:
OMNI26 wrote: Small world, Calyx93, as I had played that very same Oscar Peterson Wave 2.2 back in 1994 or so at one of its previous owner's house in Virginia. I remember it had some sort of Oscar Peterson property tag / sticker on it.
You mean the two round stickers on the side panels from a world tour? If so, you did indeed play the same one :)
Yep, that was the same one! Ironic!
Im sorry... I cannot help it... this must be done...

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Post by OMNI26 » Fri Aug 01, 2008 12:39 am

aredj wrote:
OMNI26 wrote:
calyx93 wrote: You mean the two round stickers on the side panels from a world tour? If so, you did indeed play the same one :)
Yep, that was the same one! Ironic!
Im sorry... I cannot help it... this must be done...

http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=irony
Wow, how did I know some smarta** would have to comment on that? :lol:

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Post by voicedood » Sun Aug 03, 2008 6:25 pm

OH!
i just remembered i sold my Waldorf Pulse to Pixar!
i just sold it to some guy but the shipping address was to Pixar in Emeryville.
Chronologically speaking: Performer, Prophet 5, SH2, Juno 60, Jupiter 8, OB8, CZ 101, Emax II, Sirius, MEK

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