Bands and their studios (synth)

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Bands and their studios (synth)

Post by HH » Thu Aug 13, 2009 10:58 pm

Hey

let's make a thread about famous/non famous studios of different bands, musicians, producers.

here's some i had lying around:

MSTRKRFT
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AIR (french band)
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Analog p***y
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Bill Leed (Skiny Puppy, Front Line Assembly, Delerium)
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Depeche Mode (prayer for an angel studio sessions)
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Peter Gabriel
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Nitin Sawhney
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Lamb
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Massive Attack (synth room)
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Marc De Clive Low
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Chemical Brothers live setup
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Rude 66
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Underworld (old pic)
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Hans Zimmer (modular part)
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The Emperor Machine
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Kid 606
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Charlie Cooper (RIP), Telefon Tel Aviv
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Alex Gopher
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Luomo (Vladislav Delay)
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just some ...

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Re: Bands and their studios (synth)

Post by JJQ » Thu Aug 13, 2009 11:13 pm

Nice idea. Wish I had anything to contribute ...

Vladislav Delays studio looks more than nice. Have to dig up a record an listen to while watching the pic. :D
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Post by Syn303 » Thu Aug 13, 2009 11:17 pm

Richie Hawtin (The Building, Walker Road, Windsor, Mid 90's)

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Post by tyrannosaurus mark » Fri Aug 14, 2009 1:35 pm

I love how lots of those studios are just bedroom looking setups! Keep posting :D
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Post by Trom69 » Fri Aug 14, 2009 4:44 pm

Nice topic indeed!

Tangerine Dream (1980):
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Moroder (late 70's?):
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Post by Joey » Fri Aug 14, 2009 4:46 pm

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NIN's studio circa the recording of With Teeth
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Jamiroquai

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Post by masyst » Fri Aug 14, 2009 5:58 pm

Vangelis:
Nemo Studio 74-87
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Sound studios 87-91?
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Epsilon Studio 92-93
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Post by Sexor » Fri Aug 14, 2009 6:08 pm

Nice thread!

Here's Legowelt's old studio in The Hague:

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Re: Bands and their studios (synth)

Post by Micke » Fri Aug 14, 2009 6:21 pm

Trom69 wrote:Nice topic indeed!

Moroder (late 70's?):
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This picture was taken around the summer of '78 at Dan Wyman's Sound Arts studio in LA.
The big Moog modular is the same instrument as used on John Carpenter's soundtracks to AOP13 (1976),
HALLOWEEN (1978) and THE FOG (1979).

At one point in 1979, Dan Wyman had 9 portable Moog boxes as well as an expanded Moog 55.
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Post by Trom69 » Fri Aug 14, 2009 6:44 pm

Micke wrote: This picture was taken around the summer of '78 at Dan Wyman's Sound Arts studio in LA.
The big Moog modular is the same instrument as used on John Carpenter's soundtracks to AOP13 (1976),
HALLOWEEN (1978) and THE FOG (1979).

At one point in 1979, Dan Wyman had 9 portable Moog boxes as well as an expanded Moog 55.
Nice. Thanks for the info/correction.
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Post by Syn303 » Fri Aug 14, 2009 7:15 pm

[quote="Trom69"]Nice topic indeed!

Tangerine Dream (1980):
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Actually that is Edgar Froese's Amber Studio, not Tangerine Dream's Studio, as all three member's had their own studio's in the 80's, Chris Franke's was Polygon Studio, a converted ballroom, all three would meet up and record at Franke's studio.
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Post by Trom69 » Fri Aug 14, 2009 7:42 pm

Syn303 wrote:Actually that is Edgar Froese's Amber Studio,...
OK, I do suck at this.
At least this time I suspected...

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Re: Bands and their studios (synth)

Post by Micke » Fri Aug 14, 2009 7:45 pm

Most (if not all) of that gear** seen in the picture above with Edgar was used by TD for their concert
in East Berlin back in Jan 1980. The Synthanorma sequencer and the Obie-4 voice were part of Schmoelling's stage setup though. They often changed gear between each other from one concert to another, especially Edgar and Johannes.

I wonder why Johannes chose to use the more complex and unreliable 4-voice rather than the then-new and fully programmable OB-X for that concert, hmmm...maybe Edgar hadn't aquired it yet by the time of this concert.

** plus a lot more.
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