Your dream synth setup

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Your dream synth setup

Post by CuBulo » Sun May 31, 2009 8:38 pm

Share what your dream setup would be, live or studio.

My live set would be tr-909, tr-808, tb-303, LinnDrum, Juno 106, Novation Bass-Station rack, Emu sp1200, Mackie cr-1604, a crapload of guitar pedals, and Doepfer Maq 16/3. Thats my dream set but Im not rich so I don't have any of that :(
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Re: Your dream synth setup

Post by Alex E » Sun May 31, 2009 10:48 pm

My dream studio setup would be what I have now plus an MPC-1000 or 2000/2000xl, a Sid Station, and some sort of analog mono and an analog poly.
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Re: Your dream synth setup

Post by JSRockit » Mon Jun 01, 2009 12:01 am

Pretty much what I have. Add the Teenage Engineering OP-1, all the Metasonix stuff ever made, and all of the Electro Harmonix pedals ever made, and I'd be set.
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Re: Your dream synth setup

Post by Joey » Mon Jun 01, 2009 3:06 am

hmm....

add to my current setup:

Dave Smith PEK
Alesis Andromeda
Oberheim Matrix 12
Moog Minimoog Voyager Electric Blue
Roland SH5
Moog Memorymoog
Waldorf Q+
DX7

as for other gear:

moogerfoogers
Vermona DRM1 MKIII
Apogee Ensemble
Mac Pro fully maxed out
a new neumann mic
some kind of eventide harmonizer
Roland TD-20 V drums
Roland RE-501
Waves Diamond Bundle
UAD 1
NI Komplete
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Re: Your dream synth setup

Post by clusterchord » Mon Jun 01, 2009 3:21 am

i'm pretty much there with my studio as far as synths. what i plan to add, would be more analog outboard, a drum machine like 909 or miami, more modular stuff (macbeth), a sml analog console and a minimoog.

well, of course, if i had huge funds, then i'd add a Steinway B, and some Schoeps & stereo tube Neumann 69 to capture it in its beauty. replace my microwave with a PPG wave2.0, get xpander, grey arp2600, cs80, kyma pacarana, get even more outboard like 2 api500 racks full of pres, eqs etc. and something to connect it all like SSL AWS900. and then i'd wake up.. :)


live i have my dream setup already. but it be nice to have two roadies (with brains) to set it all up for me, so i don't have to. im using A6+JP8+SH2+Rhodes+XT.


well phuk mei, i forgot the Studer A827, EMT 140 and Fairlight IIx in my dream studio. how could i? 8) :mrgreen:
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Re: Your dream synth setup

Post by Denms20 » Mon Jun 01, 2009 3:54 am

I think I have my dream setup studio wise, except I'd add a wurly and maybe a B3. Live I'd like a tube leslie like I have in the studio, ideallly a 44w, and a wurly to go with my CX-3..
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Re: Your dream synth setup

Post by Stab Frenzy » Mon Jun 01, 2009 4:17 am

Probably:

MEK
V-Synth
Virus Ti2
MS 20
YC-45D
Juno-6
MPC2500/LinnDrum II (Depending on the final LDII design)
KSP-8
H3000
H8000FW
RE-201
All the Moogerfoogers
A nice big modular
Neotek Elan II
PT HD3 system
A nice sounding room for it all
Comfy chair for me
Comfy couch for bands

But really I'll be happy when I get a room to put all the stuff I've got now in, I don't really need anything more to make music, more stuff would mostly just be for playing with. :)

edit: Really should add a FutureRetro XS. :)
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Re: Your dream synth setup

Post by FrankieMusic » Mon Jun 01, 2009 4:56 am

I already own a LinnDrum and an LM-1 Drum Computer, so as far as my dream setup goes, I want to add the following:

Drum Machines
Oberheim DMX
Oberheim DX
Roland TR-808
Roland TR-909

Synths
Roland's Jupiter-8 and Juno-60
Sequential Circuits's Prophet-5
Oberheim's OB-X and OB-Xa
MiniMoog

For now, however, virtual emulations of each synth will do just fine in putting together demos of the tracks I'm working on.

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Re: Your dream synth setup

Post by maindeglorie » Mon Jun 01, 2009 5:12 am

To own only four or five synths.

That will never happen. I sold a ton and still am in the f**k teens. The less you own, the better.

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Re: Your dream synth setup

Post by Stab Frenzy » Mon Jun 01, 2009 5:14 am

maindeglorie wrote:To own only four or five synths.

That will never happen. I sold a ton and still am in the f**k teens. The less you own, the better.
How come if you think this you don't just sell some stuff? It's not that hard.

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Re: Your dream synth setup

Post by maindeglorie » Mon Jun 01, 2009 5:20 am

Ha. You know why!

Stupid, sexy synths. Haha.

I've sold everything that I had just to have, those synths you only use a handful of times. But I'm still left with 3 analog polys, 5 mono synths, two Nords (3 and the Wave), etc.

Certain synths are just too awesome to let go of.... even if I want to.

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Re: Your dream synth setup

Post by neurocrash » Mon Jun 01, 2009 5:44 am

This is what I could think of:

ARP 2600
DSI Prophet 08
Fairlight CMI IIx
Fairlight Voicetracker
Kurzweil K2500
LinnDrum
Linn 9000
Moog Memorymoog
Moog Minimoog Voyager
Moog Modular
Oberheim OB-X
Oberheim OB-Xa
PPG Wave 2.2 with Waveterm
Roland Jupiter 8
Roland TR-808
Roland TR-909
SCI Prophet T8
Yamaha CS-80
Yamaha TX-816

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Re: Your dream synth setup

Post by maindeglorie » Mon Jun 01, 2009 5:50 am

neurocrash wrote:This is what I could think of:

ARP 2600
DSI Prophet 08
Fairlight CMI IIx
Fairlight Voicetracker
Kurzweil K2500
LinnDrum
Linn 9000
Moog Memorymoog
Moog Minimoog Voyager
Moog Modular
Oberheim OB-X
Oberheim OB-Xa
PPG Wave 2.2 with Waveterm
Roland Jupiter 8
Roland TR-808
Roland TR-909
SCI Prophet T8
Yamaha CS-80
Yamaha TX-816
Wow a Voicetracker! That would be awesome. Nobody brings them up!

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Re: Your dream synth setup

Post by Christopher Winkels » Mon Jun 01, 2009 11:55 am

A room with seven or eight big, expensive pieces of the same vintage (or nearly) as me:

ARP 2600
ARP Odyssey Mk1
Oberheim 4-Voice
Oberheim OB-8
Moog Prodigy (not as big or expensive as the others, I know)
Roland Jupiter-8
Sequential Prophet-5 (Rev.2 of course... just to wind up the folks who say Threes sound the same :wink: )

Add a couple of more modern classics (a Little Phatty or Voyager OS, a Future-Retro XS, and a Macbeth) and I think I could be sated.

I'd like to grow old with a setup like that.

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Re: Your dream synth setup

Post by aXL » Mon Jun 01, 2009 12:37 pm

Well well well, the "dream rig" thread. Always fun stuff. Gonna make two lists here: one with availability taken into account, and one where it's not. Space is no issue in both.

REALISTIC:
- Nord Electro 3
- Waldorf Blofeld Keyboard
- DSI Prophet '08
- Yamaha DX7
- VoodooLab Analog Chorus
- EHX Tube Zipper
- NI Maschine
- NI Pro-53
- Arturia V-Collection
- UAD2 Quad Omni


NON-REALISTIC
- Yamaha CP70B
- Yamaha CS80
- Yamaha DX7 + TX816
- ARP Odyssey (early MkII)
- PPG Wave 2.3
- Korg Trident MkII
- Oberheim OB-X (8-voice)
- Fairlight CMI IIx
- Roland System 700 (Lab Series)
- Linn LM-1
- SCI DrumTraks
- Boss CE-1
- Moogerfooger MF-102 Ring Mod
- Roland JC-120 (x2)
- Mesa/Boogie Rectifier
- UA 2-610
- Allen&Heath WZ3 16:2
- MacBook Pro running Logic and Cubase
- RME FireFace 800
- Arturia V-Collection
- UAD2 Quad Omni
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