What synth = what car?

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Re: What synth = what car?

Post by Userfriend » Sun Aug 09, 2009 10:15 am

"The DX7, for example, is a nice, commercial little toy, at a reasonable price. But it's a little bit noisy, and I think the main reason so many people have bought it is that it has such a clever library of sounds. I don't want to criticize it too much it's good for studio work and nice to have around. I've used one myself quite a bit, but to me it's the equivalent of what the Korg 700 was ten years ago. A popular instrument, it is to the synth world what the Renault 5 is to cars. The Renault 5 was a hit because it was very versatile and you could park it anywhere . . . What I really don't like about it is that, for Yamaha, it's a step back from the CS80."

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Re: What synth = what car?

Post by elphcoil » Thu Aug 13, 2009 12:22 am

so true about the exige and blofeld.
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Re: What synth = what car?

Post by PreemptiveWhack » Sun Jun 12, 2011 6:45 pm

I love it! I use the synth:car analogy to explain the difference between different synths to my friends, it works pretty well except I haven't really found a good car feature to use for comparing analog/digital synths. I guess it would help to know more about cars -_-

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Re: What synth = what car?

Post by ripe » Sun Jun 12, 2011 8:29 pm

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Re: What synth = what car?

Post by vin14 » Mon Jun 13, 2011 9:17 pm

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Someone suggested this last time there was one of these threads, it's worth repeating!

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Re: What synth = what car?

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Re: What synth = what car?

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Re: What synth = what car?

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Re: What synth = what car?

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Re: What synth = what car?

Post by hyphen nation » Tue Jun 14, 2011 6:23 am

Holy revival...but all this did was make me want the fastback or the challenger...

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Re: What synth = what car?

Post by Nannerfan » Wed Jun 15, 2011 4:08 am

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Reminds me more of the Roland JD-800 actually.

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Re: What synth = what car?

Post by tekkentool » Wed Jun 15, 2011 5:00 am

No no no this is the virus.
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Re: What synth = what car?

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Re: What synth = what car?

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Re: What synth = what car?

Post by BlackGnosis » Fri Jun 17, 2011 10:14 pm

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Hailing frequencies open! its mission, to boldly go where no man has gone before...


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This will decimate all, AFTER you put about 15 grand [in effects] in it...and if we have to; overnight parts from japan..."
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Ashe37 wrote:I find it funny that you're a guitar pedal snob and yet don't own a single analog synth.

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