Your dream synth setup

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Re: Your dream synth setup

Post by Analogue Crazy » Mon Jun 01, 2009 11:11 pm

Mine would be a PPG Wave with my Andromeda perched on top. And to the left side, a DX-7 and Prophet-5 rev 3.
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Re: Your dream synth setup

Post by clusterchord » Mon Jun 01, 2009 11:32 pm

Analogue Crazy wrote:Mine would be a PPG Wave with my Andromeda perched on top. And to the left side, a DX-7 and Prophet-5 rev 3.
thats a good choice, and rather realistic comparing to others. i could cover almost anyhting live with these four boards. :wink:
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Re: Your dream synth setup

Post by synthRodriguez » Mon Jun 01, 2009 11:43 pm

Wouldn't mind having a Prophet T8.

Got more now than I know what to do with anyway...

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Re: Your dream synth setup

Post by urgetoplay » Tue Jun 02, 2009 1:19 am

I'm fine with what I have now. What's missing for me would be a more ergonomic space, and things that would increase workflow.
Finally I'd like Tallows # so I know where to call when he gets all that stuff he's going to sell to me :)
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Re: Your dream synth setup

Post by neurocrash » Tue Jun 02, 2009 5:17 am

maindeglorie wrote: Wow a Voicetracker! That would be awesome. Nobody brings them up!
Wendy Carlos speaks highly!

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Re: Your dream synth setup

Post by Pighood » Tue Jun 02, 2009 5:40 am

I already have my dream set-up.

Now for the perfect smart-phone...
Triton Pro * V-Synth * Q * Andromeda * Fizmo * MEK * Virus TI * A-100 * X-Station

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Re: Your dream synth setup

Post by iProg » Tue Jun 02, 2009 7:46 am

1st stand

PPG Wave 2.3
JP-8
OB-Xa

2nd stand

JP-4
OB-X
Emulator II

3rd stand
Minimoog
Juno-60
Prophet-5 (haha gotcha)

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Re: Your dream synth setup

Post by nu-tellar » Wed Jun 03, 2009 12:20 am

first set up
mac pro max out
three 30inch computer screen
two more motu audio interface hd
a native instruments complete
motu ethno
bpm
and a bunch of others VIs and plugins
nice monitoring system.
some high end dynamic, and effects proccesors.
a nice sounding room for everything.
mackie control surfaces 3x
m3 88 my midi controller

set up two
modular,
a6
prophet 08
mono evolver
voyager,
jomox 999,
vermona analog drums,
nord lead
virus polar,
waldolf blofer

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Re: Your dream synth setup

Post by bluedad » Wed Jun 03, 2009 1:39 am

compared to what I had 20 yrs ago, with the hardware and sequencing software I already have my dream setup -
and I still can't write a decent song!

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Re: Your dream synth setup

Post by audible » Wed Jun 03, 2009 1:58 am

Not much in the synth department, I guess. I'd be OK if I could get my MS20 key contacts to work.

Replacing my Nemo with an Octopus.

A cheap pedal steel guitar.

Lots of different controllers and surfaces: Haken Continuum, wind controller, Jazzmutant Lemur, ribbon controller, movement sensors, whatever.

An earthed flat.

Oh wait, an A6 for xmas would be nice.
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Re: Your dream synth setup

Post by ThinkTanx » Wed Jun 03, 2009 4:42 am

Quite happy with what I have, but if money were no object, I'd add a couple of more quirky items:

Buchla 200e (fully loaded, obviously)
Elka Synthex (probably, but a Matrix 12 or a PPG Wave 2.2 would tempt me too)

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Re: Your dream synth setup

Post by blitzdj86 » Wed Jun 03, 2009 8:47 am

Revision:

(very much attainable dream)

2xES-1 mk2 (own 1, getting a second with proceeds from KP3 sale)
2xDesktop Evolvers (getting one for my blofeld in a trade)
MG124C mixer (need to upgrade from the MG82 once I get a 2nd evolver)
2xMXR Carbon Copy Delay pedal (getting one with proceeds from KP3 sale)
2xmiscellaneous reverb pedals

So really, if someone would give me a desktop evolver, 2 reverb pedals and an mxr carbon copy, I would be done... Until I actually get all that stuff.. then I'll need more :lol:

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Re: Your dream synth setup

Post by shaft9000 » Wed Jun 03, 2009 4:57 pm

Going w/ what i have, then trade Juno 6 for Jupiter 6 w/ Europa. Trade MS2000 for Radias.
Upgrade Rs7000, add Ziet, Octopus, Cyclus, Notron, Spectralis, Monomachine and Axis MIDI sequencers/controllers
Add FR XS, Sunsyn, CS-60 and PS-3100.
Add two modulars, one Buchla and one Modcan/Cwejman/Cyndustries/ w/ every type of filter, shaper and sequencer available in format

and to put it thru:
A couple of Midas venice desks; one stays one roams
Outboard/front-end galore: 500-series racks w/ Neve API ISA Pacifica , various old desk channels, GML eq's & comps, Teletronix & Fairchild comps & limiters, Speck X-Sum, Distressorx4, Sherman QuadMod, Marshall Time Modulator, EMT 250, Re-201&501, Lexicon PCM70 91 450, Eventide H3000d/se H8000, several 1/2" r2r's

near-field/direct/surround and PA monitors/loudspeakers (EAW)

ahhhh dreams.....
2600.solus.modcan a.eurorack.cs60.JP8.Juno6.A6.sunsyn.volcakeys.jd990.tb303.x0xb0x.revolution.
999.m1am1.RY30.svc350.memotron

shaft9000.muffwiggler.com <- singles & mixtape
shaft9000.bandcamp.com <- spacemusic album
youtube.com/shaft9000 <- various synth demos and studies

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Re: Your dream synth setup

Post by Sir Ruff » Wed Jun 03, 2009 5:39 pm

urgetoplay wrote:I'm fine with what I have now. What's missing for me would be a more ergonomic space, and things that would increase workflow.
Are you sssuuurreeeee? (dangles juno-60, poly-6 and Xpander in front of Urge :mrgreen: ) How bout this, I'll rent out my basement to you! :lol:
Do you even post on vse bro?

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Re: Your dream synth setup

Post by pricklyrobot » Thu Jun 04, 2009 12:40 am

I'm reasonably happy with what I have now, but If I had a bit more money I'd probably do a bit of upgrading/consolidating. Swap the Prophet 600 and the An1X for an Andromeda. Change the ER-1 and the RX-5 for one deluxe drum machine, something Jomox or Elektron probably. Trade the Nord MicroMod for a Kraftzwerg (plus maybe a couple of those Doepfer mini-cases containing some extra filter and odd modules). One nice big multi-track analog-style step sequencer, and just for good measure throw in a tape echo and one of the big expensive Eventide multi-effects racks, and I think I'd be set.
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