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Chemical Brothers Equipment

Post by Shai » Sun Oct 05, 2008 1:09 am

Hey All
does someone knows which synth and sampler the chemical brothers uses/used?

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Re: Chemical Brothers Equipment

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Re: Chemical Brothers Equipment

Post by wiss » Sun Oct 05, 2008 7:30 am

Remix magazine a few months/year ago had a huge list of the gear they were using on their last record.
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Re: Chemical Brothers Equipment

Post by THM » Sun Oct 05, 2008 9:10 am

Johnny Lenin wrote:Don't know how accurate this is...

http://www.fortunecity.com/tinpan/harri ... tgear.html


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Re: Chemical Brothers Equipment

Post by stikygum » Sun Oct 05, 2008 9:36 am

Does anyone know what synth they used on Block Rockin Beats? I was thinking it was an Arp 2600, but have no idea.
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Re: Chemical Brothers Equipment

Post by Johnny Lenin » Sun Oct 05, 2008 4:02 pm

THM wrote:A Roland Minimoog ? #-o
Yeah... I didn't read too closely...

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Re: Chemical Brothers Equipment

Post by hfinn » Sun Oct 05, 2008 10:27 pm

What gear haven't they used is a better question

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Re: Chemical Brothers Equipment

Post by Blairly » Mon Oct 06, 2008 3:40 am

http://musicthing.blogspot.com/2008/08/ ... -gear.html

I think a big part of their sound comes from running stuff through guitar pedals and through other synths filters.

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Re: Chemical Brothers Equipment

Post by monolith » Mon Oct 06, 2008 3:55 am

Blairly wrote:http://musicthing.blogspot.com/2008/08/ ... -gear.html

I think a big part of their sound comes from running stuff through guitar pedals and through other synths filters.
Great photos! =D>
I'm curious about the track 'sunshine underground'. I'm only speculating, but a lot of the sounds in that make me think of Mono/poly. I dont suppose anyone knows?

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Re: Chemical Brothers Equipment

Post by shaft9000 » Mon Oct 06, 2008 2:36 pm

Blairly wrote:http://musicthing.blogspot.com/2008/08/ ... -gear.html

I think a big part of their sound comes from running stuff through guitar pedals and through other synths filters.
if that blog's true then it's great to see them using those pieces on stage.
when i'd seen them (years ago) they just mixed live off ADATs...and even that sounded great
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Re: Chemical Brothers Equipment

Post by Suburban Bather » Tue Oct 07, 2008 8:07 pm

stikygum wrote:Does anyone know what synth they used on Block Rockin Beats? I was thinking it was an Arp 2600, but have no idea.
I know for sure they use the 2600 for the wailing siren sound on Setting Sun, but the 2600 is probably all over the entire Dig Your Own Hole album.

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Post by crystalmsc » Wed Oct 08, 2008 7:09 am

THM wrote:A Roland Minimoog ? #-o
may be they are the first ARX Minimoog board user :D
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Re: Chemical Brothers Equipment

Post by Zamise » Wed Oct 08, 2008 3:20 pm

http://www.thechemicalbrothers.com/goodthings

Check under Studio Equipment button on the left. Good luck aquiring what all they've got. I doubt thats all of it either, and how much they use them beats me, but its from their web site. Noteworthy: The big one in middle I think is a Roland System 700 modular? Some Synthies, the ARP on top, CewJman, Doepher, Plan b, Future retro etc. etc...
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Re: Chemical Brothers Equipment

Post by cebec » Wed Oct 08, 2008 7:32 pm

check this out... those Buchla 100's are Tom Rowland's...

http://www.synthfool.com/

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Re: Chemical Brothers Equipment

Post by minime123 » Wed Oct 08, 2008 11:25 pm

for years the lumping of the chemical brothers into the bigbeat category totally turned me off to them cause i didnt really like what id come to know as bigbeat. more recently, i gave them another shot and couldnt believe what id been missing out on all that time - they really do some great synth work. id recommend buying their last album. the remix mag articles really good though i heard they since got rid of their andromeda since.
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