The Complete DX7 by Howard Massey

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Re: The Complete DX7 by Howard Massey

Post by aeon » Fri Aug 29, 2008 5:42 pm

Thanks for the scans. I am now working with them in terms of image processing to get them cleaned and down to a small filesize.


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Re: The Complete DX7 by Howard Massey

Post by Juno6 » Sat Aug 30, 2008 4:36 am

vcs3 wrote:I finally finish!

you can download from here.

enjoy.
WOW!!!!!! BIG Thanx! Great job! =D>

I actually have the book, but this is a great backup.

Thanx again.

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Re: The Complete DX7 by Howard Massey

Post by Juno6 » Sat Aug 30, 2008 7:18 pm

vcs3 wrote:I finally finish!

you can download from here.

enjoy.
There are two pages missing, 31 and 275... I scanned them and they´re available here:

http://rapidshare.com/files/141361844/D ... _pages.zip


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Re: The Complete DX7 by Howard Massey

Post by Bitexion » Sat Aug 30, 2008 8:37 pm

So now all you DX7 (and S and II) owners, go off and LEARN your synthesizer :)

Then make your own brass and el.piano patches instead of complaining about the overuse of the factory sounds :wink:

Actually, one of the first chapters shows you how to change the preset EL.PIANO1 sound into something more interesting.

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Re: The Complete DX7 by Howard Massey

Post by cineman » Mon Sep 01, 2008 10:50 pm

Great! Thank you for the scans :D :D :D
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Re: The Complete DX7 by Howard Massey

Post by ipassenger » Wed Sep 03, 2008 10:20 am

Big thanks for the scans... has been good tooling around (but with purpose) with the DX7 algos in my G2. :) Only got up to the additive bit near the front of the patching guide tho.

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Re: The Complete DX7 by Howard Massey

Post by ronP » Thu Sep 04, 2008 3:44 pm

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DX 7
September 3rd, 2008

Hi Katy, This question is for Nick Rhodes. I am reading a bio on INXS. Producer Nick Launay sights the Yamaha DX 7 synthesizer first produced in 1983 as the most influential instrument of the 80’s. He claims that out of the first two of these synthesizers ever produced in Japan literally right off the factory line INXS received the first one and the second one was given to Duran Duran. Any truth to his statement? Thanks. Jan

“No truth I am afraid. I’ve never owned one or ever used a DX 7 on any of our records. I would not deny their influence on every one else’s records - which is precisely why I didn’t want to use one. NR”

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Re: The Complete DX7 by Howard Massey

Post by Bitexion » Thu Sep 04, 2008 3:56 pm

Well there you go. Nick Rhodes had access to the uber-awesome Fairlight CMI system, guess he didn't need to use the "lowly" synths everyone else did at the time :)

Since hardly anyone knew how to program their DX7, you'd end up with the same presets used on every single album throughout the 80's. They should all have read THIS book.

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Re: The Complete DX7 by Howard Massey

Post by Hair » Sun Sep 07, 2008 7:40 am

Started going through the scans today, already having fun. Thanks guys!

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Re: The Complete DX7 by Howard Massey

Post by giveamanajob » Sun Sep 07, 2008 10:50 am

http://garr.dl.sourceforge.net/sourcefo ... _win32.zip

Direct emulation of most dx7 parameters - loads actual .syx files from DX7. Reasonably accurate by some accounts.
Works well in tandem with scans.

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Re: The Complete DX7 by Howard Massey

Post by alyerpal » Sun Sep 07, 2008 10:38 pm

Is this VSTi (or any VSTi) cross-platform, or only for Windows?
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Re: The Complete DX7 by Howard Massey

Post by giveamanajob » Mon Sep 08, 2008 1:44 pm

i got the job -

The sources are available on its sourceforge page, also a linux /dssi jack version is available.
OSX - i dunno.

http://www.patcharena.com/index.php?opt ... 7#JOSC_TOP

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Re: The Complete DX7 by Howard Massey

Post by Pro5 » Fri Apr 24, 2009 10:05 am

ronP wrote:oo


DX 7
September 3rd, 2008

Hi Katy, This question is for Nick Rhodes. I am reading a bio on INXS. Producer Nick Launay sights the Yamaha DX 7 synthesizer first produced in 1983 as the most influential instrument of the 80’s. He claims that out of the first two of these synthesizers ever produced in Japan literally right off the factory line INXS received the first one and the second one was given to Duran Duran. Any truth to his statement? Thanks. Jan

“No truth I am afraid. I’ve never owned one or ever used a DX 7 on any of our records. I would not deny their influence on every one else’s records - which is precisely why I didn’t want to use one. NR”

from duranduran.com


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I also saw NR giving the DX-7 a slating on that synth program (on youtube I think)... but I didn't actually agree with what HE was saying, but found what Stuart Price was saying to be far more open minded (and true) about ditching the cheese and getting into what FM can do - if you are a real synth nut.

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Re: The Complete DX7 by Howard Massey

Post by OriginalJambo » Sat Apr 25, 2009 1:13 am

Pro5 wrote:I didn't actually agree with what HE was saying, but found what Stuart Price was saying to be far more open minded (and true) about ditching the cheese and getting into what FM can do - if you are a real synth nut.
Damn straight. The DX7 generally doesn't sound too fantastic dry (aside from the infamous basses), but it's certainly one of these instruments that, thankfully, takes to effects really well.

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Re: The Complete DX7 by Howard Massey

Post by s3bash » Tue Jul 07, 2009 1:40 am

To any of you interested in the FM Theory & Applications by-John Chowning David Bristow you can send me a message I think I can be of help.

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