Synthesizer : Pro User / VSE'r Association

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Re: Synthesizer : Pro User / VSE'r Association

Post by justin_havu » Mon Feb 02, 2009 1:32 am

ARP 2600 - Edgar Winter
ARP Odyssey - Styx
Elka Synthex - Stevie Wonder
E-Mu Emulator II - Matthew Broderick (Ferris Bueller's Day Off)
Fairlight CMI - Peter Gabriel
Korg microKorg - Maroon 5
Korg MiniKorg - Greg Hawkes
Kurzweil 250 - Eddie Van Halen (Live Without A Net DVD)
Moog MiniMoog - Rick Wakeman
Moog Modular - Keith Emerson
Moog Taurus - Geddy Lee (Rush)
NED Synclavier - Stevie Wonder
Oberheim 4 Voice - Michael McDonald)
Oberheim OB-X - Queen (The Game) (Runner-Up - Neal Doughty [REO Speedwagon])
Oberheim OB-Xa - Eddie Van Halen
Oberheim OB-8 - Prince
PPG Wave - Geddy Lee (Rush)
Roland D-50 - Enya
Roland Jupiter 4 - Analogue Crazy
Roland Jupiter 8 - Toto
Roland JX-8P - Europe (The Final Countdown)
Roland SH-101 - Devo
SCI Pro-One - John Crawford (Berlin)
SCI Prophet 5 - Greg Rolie (Journey)
SCI Prophet 10 - Vangelis
SCI Prophet VS - Yanni (Live At The Acropolis)
Yamaha CS-80 - Toto
Yamaha DX7 - Queen
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Post by cornutt » Mon Feb 02, 2009 1:58 am

Micke wrote: There ain't no Omni on the studio recording of Kansas' "Dust In the wind". It was a real violin and viola on that song, I know because Kerry Livgren has confimed it himself.
True of the original recording. When they did it live, they covered the viola part with an Omni. On the Leftoverture tour, they had a roadie (I think it was Livgren's keyboard tech) play that part. On the Monolith tour, Dave Hope played it.
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Post by guesswho » Mon Feb 02, 2009 2:44 am

PPG Wave 2.2: Sven Dohrow (The Twins)
OB-8: Jörn-Uwe Fahrenkrog-Petersen (Nena)
Pro 1: Vince Clarke
Jupiter-4: Jason Amm (Solvent)
Fairlight: Alan Parsons
Emulator and Emulator II: Alan Wilder
M1: Vince Clarke
DX7: Brian Eno
Casio CZ-series: Vince Clarke
Korg MS-20: DAF or ABC
CS-80: Daniel Miller/Depeche Mode "Speak & Spell
Juno 1: Jeff Lynne

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Re: Synthesizer : Pro User / VSE'r Association

Post by Clavier » Mon Feb 02, 2009 2:59 am

ARP 2600 - Joe Zawinul / Edgar Winter / Automatic Gainsay
ARP Odyssey - Billy Preston
ARP Quadra - Tony Banks
Elektron MonoMachine - Jennifer Garner / JSRockit
Elka Synthex - JMJ
EMS Synthi A - JMJ
EMS VCS3 - John Paul Jones
E-Mu Emulator II - Alan Wilder
Fairlight CMI - Peter Gabriel
Korg MiniKorg - Greg Hawkes
Korg MS-20 - Ladytron / Demms20
Moog Micromoog - Maynard Ferguson Band/ cool people
Moog MiniMoog - Larry Dunn
Moog Modular - Keith Emerson / Isao Tomita
Moog Prodigy - Indie bands
Moog Polymoog - Numan
Moog Source - Indie bands / redchapterjubilee
Moog Taurus - John Paul Jones
NED Synclavier - Frank Zappa
Oberheim 4 Voice - Joe Zawinul / George Duke
Oberheim Xpander - xpander
Oberheim OB-X - spookyman
Oberheim OB-8 - Prince
Roland D-50 - Pop (from Music And Lyrics)
Roland Juno 60 - JUGEL
Roland Jupiter 4 - Human League
Roland Jupiter 6 - Jack Spider
Roland Jupiter 8 - Nick Rhodes / Howard Jones
Roland JX-10 - iprog
Roland SH-101 - Indie bands
Roland Sh-3a - DJ Tucker
Roland VP-330 - Mike Oldfield
SCI Prophet 5 - Rick Wright / Joe Zawinul / Vince Clarke
SCI Prophet 10 - Tony Banks
SCI Prophet VS - Trent Reznor
Yamaha CS-80 - Eddie Jobson
Yamaha DX7 - Howard Massey
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Re: Synthesizer : Pro User / VSE'r Association

Post by steveman » Mon Feb 02, 2009 8:29 pm

Those I can make an immediate connection to...

Alesis Andromeda - Nick Rhodes (Duran Duran), Phil Hartnoll (Orbital)
ARP 2600 - Joe Zawinul
ARP Odyssey - George Duke, Herbie Hancock
ARP Quadra, Pro-Soloist - Tony Banks (Genesis)
Casio VL-Tone ;) - Human League
Elka Synthex - JM Jarre
EMS Synthi A - JM Jarre
EMS VCS3 - Pink Floyd, Brian Eno
Fairlight CMI - Kate Bush, Art of Noise, Peter Gabriel, Tears for Fears
Korg MS-20 - Air
Kurzweil 250 - Stevie Wonder, Patrick Moraz
Moog MiniMoog - Rick Wakeman, Pink Floyd
Moog Modular - Keith Emerson, Isao Tomita, Wendy Carlos
Moog Taurus - Mike Rutherford (Genesis)
Moog Polymoog - Larry Fast, Gary Numan
Oberheim 4 Voice - Joe Zawinul, Lyle Mays (Pat Metheny Group)
Oberheim OB-X - Tangerine Dream
Oberheim OB-Xa - Eddie Van Halen
Oberheim OB-8 - Prince
PPG Wave - Tangerine Dream
Roland D-50 - Enya
Roland Jupiter 8 - Howard Jones, Nick Clarke (Duran, Duran)
SCI Pro-One - Vince Clarke
SCI Prophet 5 - Larry Fast, Peter Gabriel, Bernie Worrell (Talking Heads), Dave Stewart (Bruford band), Richard Barbieri (Japan)
SCI Prophet T8 - Joe Zawinul
SCI Prophet 10 - Tony Banks
Yamaha CS-80 - Vangelis, Eddie Jobson
Yamaha DX7 - Brian Eno

I'm obviously a fan of the Prophet 5 ;)

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