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Rank synth by what celebrity they resemble

Post by veer chasm » Fri Jul 10, 2009 5:18 am

Juno 106 = Ellen Degeneres
Moog LP = Robert Smith
Akai Ax 60= Lance Henriksen
Alesis Ion= Farrah Fawcett (too soon?)
Nord Lead 2X= Catherine Deneuve
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Re: Rank synth by what celebrity they resemble

Post by Stab Frenzy » Fri Jul 10, 2009 6:15 am

You know, this could be interesting if you'd explained why you chose each one. As it is it's just a list of words that don't mean anything.

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Re: Rank synth by what celebrity they resemble

Post by maindeglorie » Fri Jul 10, 2009 7:02 am

When I first clicked this thread, I was going to say how damn stupid it is, but then he went ahead and compared the AX-60 to Lance Henriksen! :-D

AWESOME. HAHAHAHA

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Re: Rank synth by what celebrity they resemble

Post by veer chasm » Fri Jul 10, 2009 8:24 am

veer chasm wrote:Juno 106 = Ellen Degeneres
Moog LP = Robert Smith
Akai Ax 60= Lance Henriksen
Alesis Ion= Farrah Fawcett (too soon?)
Nord Lead 2X= Catherine Deneuve
this was intended to be a parody of all the "rank synth blah blah blah" threads. As I started to think about it I immediately thought of certain celebrities based on looks, sounds, and general quirks.
The Juno is the lesbian of synths, it looks girlie but could probably kick your a*s. Sweet string sounds on the surface but hard bass sounds to boot.
The moog lpse2 is dark, stumpy, and monotone.... Like Robert smith.

Ax60 has a harsh sound, it looks like something from Alien, thus Lance. Raspy voice and edgy actor.

The Ion is good looking but has weird stuff going on upstairs. Ghost knob movements etc etc. Farrah fawcett by way of her last Letterman appearance. Good to look at but strange and unpredictable.

Nord lead. Too good looking in that red to be a synth. Daneuve, too cool to be an actress.

This was meant to be a fun mental exercise. Look at or listen to your synth, close your eyes, think of the first actor/ actress that comes to mind. Viola! I feel like that Freff (sp?) guy that did columns for Keyboard :)
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Re: Rank synth by what celebrity they resemble

Post by Stab Frenzy » Fri Jul 10, 2009 11:32 am

This is much more entertaining with explanations, hooray!

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Re: Rank synth by what celebrity they resemble

Post by Old Iron Giant » Fri Jul 10, 2009 7:13 pm

Emu: Planet Phatt - Eddie mumrphy

RedSound: DarkStarXP2 - Hunter s thompson
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Re: Rank synth by what celebrity they resemble

Post by vanpet » Fri Jul 10, 2009 7:25 pm

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Re: Rank synth by what celebrity they resemble

Post by hageir » Fri Jul 10, 2009 7:54 pm

Old Iron Giant wrote:Emu: Planet Phatt - Eddie mumrphy
haha!


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Re: Rank synth by what celebrity they resemble

Post by Ry-Fi » Fri Jul 10, 2009 7:57 pm

veer chasm wrote: The Ion is good looking but has weird stuff going on upstairs. Ghost knob movements etc etc.
Are you running OS 1.06? Most claim it solved the ghost editing problem. Mine has always been at that version and I've never had that problem.

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Re: Rank synth by what celebrity they resemble

Post by plikestechno » Fri Jul 10, 2009 8:00 pm

My Prophet T8 is Catherine Zeta-Jones.

Breathtaklingly beautiful. Refined and classy. Very intelligent. Sounds wonderful.

A body that gets you so excited you don't even know where to start.

Clearly, I've thought about this way too much.

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Re: Rank synth by what celebrity they resemble

Post by retrosounds » Fri Jul 10, 2009 8:16 pm

vanpet wrote:MicroKorg

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:lol:

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Post by mome rath » Fri Jul 10, 2009 8:31 pm

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Re: Rank synth by what celebrity they resemble

Post by 3rdConstruction » Sat Jul 11, 2009 1:33 am

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...speaking at length about something is no guarantee that understanding is advanced.

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Re: Rank synth by what celebrity they resemble

Post by plikestechno » Sat Jul 11, 2009 2:01 am

Pictures have made this thread an epic success.
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Re: Rank synth by what celebrity they resemble

Post by hageir » Sat Jul 11, 2009 2:08 am

the last 3 were actually really good and spot-on!
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