Polyphonic Nigerian ARP 2500

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Polyphonic Nigerian ARP 2500

Post by Hobbs360 » Wed Jan 21, 2009 2:08 am


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Re: Polyphonic Nigerian ARP 2500

Post by monolith » Wed Jan 21, 2009 2:09 am

:shock: Wow.

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Re: Polyphonic Nigerian ARP 2500

Post by masstronaut » Wed Jan 21, 2009 2:36 am

I wonder if it has the 419 filter installed?

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Re: Polyphonic Nigerian ARP 2500

Post by cornutt » Wed Jan 21, 2009 3:57 am

I'm only interested if it has the ultra-rare micropolar rhodium instigator. And it has to be an analog one. I won't pay good money for one of those c**p digital instigators.
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Re: Polyphonic Nigerian ARP 2500

Post by Joey » Wed Jan 21, 2009 3:59 am

yeah I've been considering selling one of my parents cars to afford it

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Re: Polyphonic Nigerian ARP 2500

Post by RobotHeroes » Wed Jan 21, 2009 4:21 am

It looks like a badass organ with a speaker on top.

I wonder how many of those awesome Nigerian Disco tracks were made with one of those.

Just in case it goes down, even though the thread might get canned, Nigerian Vespucci Synth - CL screencap. The name sounds like a designer purse.

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Re: Polyphonic Nigerian ARP 2500

Post by Automatic Gainsay » Wed Jan 21, 2009 4:45 am

Vespucci, eh?
Of the Nigeria Vespuccis, no doubt. :wink:
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Re: Polyphonic Nigerian ARP 2500

Post by Stab Frenzy » Wed Jan 21, 2009 5:41 am

I thought this was going to be like rjd2s Nigerian Andromeda SPECIAL DOUCHEBAG MODEL or whatever it was.

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Re: Polyphonic Nigerian ARP 2500

Post by tim gueguen » Wed Jan 21, 2009 5:53 am

It's an RMI Harmonic Synthesizer. Jean-Michel Jarre's RMI Harmonic Synthesizer to be exact, the pic lifted from the 2008 Sound on Sound interview, with the Michel Geiss designed Digisequencer on top.
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Re: Polyphonic Nigerian ARP 2500

Post by CJ the noisemaker » Wed Jan 21, 2009 6:06 am

tim gueguen wrote:It's an RMI Harmonic Synthesizer. Jean-Michel Jarre's RMI Harmonic Synthesizer to be exact, the pic lifted from the 2008 Sound on Sound interview, with the Michel Geiss designed Digisequencer on top.
http://www.soundonsound.com/sos/feb08/a ... mjarre.htm
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Re: Polyphonic Nigerian ARP 2500

Post by shaft9000 » Wed Jan 21, 2009 6:45 am

this is so above-board the plank is stuck under a rock beneath Marianis :lol:
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Re: Polyphonic Nigerian ARP 2500

Post by RobotHeroes » Wed Jan 21, 2009 7:26 am

:lol:
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Re: Polyphonic Nigerian ARP 2500

Post by Jack Spider » Wed Jan 21, 2009 9:36 am

So it's another Nigerian scam then? :(
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Re: Polyphonic Nigerian ARP 2500

Post by kuroichi » Wed Jan 21, 2009 10:39 am

I will pay someone to go and try this out..... seriously
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Re: Polyphonic Nigerian ARP 2500

Post by cornutt » Wed Jan 21, 2009 4:35 pm

tim gueguen wrote:It's an RMI Harmonic Synthesizer.
So that's what that is! I was looking at it thinking, "It almost looks like an RMI KC1, but not quite..."
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