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Re: 80's synth pics

Post by xpander » Tue Aug 11, 2009 7:31 am

Mooger5 wrote:To me this is the best 80s ad. Used to appear on the back cover of Electronics & Musicmaker magazine. Love the "medical equipment" look.
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someday, i'll own a PPG. someday.

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Re: 80's synth pics

Post by Sexor » Tue Aug 11, 2009 11:00 am

This one is from the murky depths of the 80's:

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Funny thing is, the red haired guy looks exactly like me. Seriously, when I first saw this picture, I tried to remember "when was that again?" :shock:
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Re: 80's synth pics

Post by pflosi » Tue Aug 11, 2009 12:19 pm

Moog Ad
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Re: 80's synth pics

Post by Christopher Winkels » Tue Aug 11, 2009 12:21 pm

That looks like a New Yorker cartoon made into an ad.

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Re: 80's synth pics

Post by pflosi » Tue Aug 11, 2009 12:23 pm

yeah that might be. love it

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Re: 80's synth pics

Post by Micke » Wed Aug 12, 2009 2:08 pm

The Memorymoog pictured in the Moog advert below (from Feb 1981!) must be a very early prototype because I'm pretty
certain it wasn't publically released until Oct/Nov 1982. Cosmetically there appear to be very slight differences between this one and the production model. I wonder why it took so long for them to release it to the market. The Polymoog has a similar history, the first prototype appeared around the summer of '75 but the fully revised production model didn't come out
until late '76. A dozen or so pre/test-production PM's had been around prior to that but only a limited number of artists had access to those; eg Patrick Moraz, Larry Fast, Rick Wakeman, Chick Corea etc.

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_WPMByjAlgyU/S ... aurus2.jpg

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Re: 80's synth pics

Post by hageir » Wed Aug 12, 2009 8:46 pm

Sexor wrote:This one is from the murky depths of the 80's:

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Funny thing is, the red haired guy looks exactly like me. Seriously, when I first saw this picture, I tried to remember "when was that again?" :shock:

This one is awesome!
Is it your dad? :)

I love the spacey-silver suits!

That PPG ad is ridiculously cool.
And that Moog ad is like it's from the 50's or 60's!
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Re: 80's synth pics

Post by waveterm » Wed Aug 12, 2009 9:03 pm

xpander wrote:
Mooger5 wrote:To me this is the best 80s ad. Used to appear on the back cover of Electronics & Musicmaker magazine. Love the "medical equipment" look.
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someday, i'll own a PPG. someday.
This is the very pic that got me hooked. I still have the magazine I bought where it was on the backside.

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Re: 80's synth pics

Post by Neonlights84 » Thu Aug 13, 2009 12:35 am

tekkentool wrote:
CZ Rider wrote:Those 80's adds are great!
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Can't help but wonder, what are they doing now?

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Guitarist in my band posed for that one. =D>
i love the way the other guy is tied up in cables!, because we use so many on keyboard-synths.

P.S it's not just a synthesizer, it's a ROCKER LAUNCHER
First off, I recall the ROCKER LAUNCHER thing from somewhere. This really cracked me up. I wish i could see that again, wherever that was from.

Secondly, that Casio ad makes no damn sense. Why do i feel like that greasy mullet guy ran up and threw that other fellow all those cords, and then ran back for the righteous pose? No wonder the other guy is so confused. He is sitting there going "Here I was about to play my awesome sounding and easy to use Juno 106, and I get ambushed by some Don Johnson looking guy. What are these damn cords for...? Whirlpool? Maytag? What?!"

We all know that kid is only playing presets, so who is he crapping.
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Re: 80's synth pics

Post by CZ Rider » Thu Aug 13, 2009 7:45 am

Neonlights84 wrote:
First off, I recall the ROCKER LAUNCHER thing from somewhere. This really cracked me up. I wish i could see that again, wherever that was from.
This one?


Found another Casio add!! :lol:
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Re: 80's synth pics

Post by gmeredith » Thu Aug 13, 2009 8:11 am

Guess who the chick is....
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Re: 80's synth pics

Post by waveterm » Thu Aug 13, 2009 8:23 am

You ?

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Re: 80's synth pics

Post by gmeredith » Thu Aug 13, 2009 9:07 am

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Re: 80's synth pics

Post by waveterm » Thu Aug 13, 2009 9:16 am

Haha.....ok !

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Re: 80's synth pics

Post by Neonlights84 » Thu Aug 13, 2009 10:33 am

CZ Rider wrote:
Neonlights84 wrote:
First off, I recall the ROCKER LAUNCHER thing from somewhere. This really cracked me up. I wish i could see that again, wherever that was from.
This one?


Found another Casio add!! :lol:
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Yes. Thanks!

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