If you were a synthesizer, which one would you be and why?

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Re: If you were a synthesizer, which one would you be and why?

Post by polardark » Mon Sep 07, 2009 2:21 am

I'd be a Casio VZ-1. Nobody understands me :(

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Re: If you were a synthesizer, which one would you be and why?

Post by Primal Drive » Mon Sep 07, 2009 7:08 am

I'd like to be an MG-1. Though I'd be as simple and uncomplicated as they come I know I'd get as much, if not more, action as my much more sophisticated Moog siblings. :lol:
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Re: If you were a synthesizer, which one would you be and why?

Post by taskoni » Mon Sep 07, 2009 7:17 am

I would love to be a wind synthesizer :lol:

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Re: If you were a synthesizer, which one would you be and why?

Post by Phenom » Mon Sep 07, 2009 12:35 pm

Alpha Juno- skinny and chavtastic

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Re: If you were a synthesizer, which one would you be and why?

Post by bleurgh » Sun Sep 20, 2009 6:29 am

Yamaha CS30:

Highly reliable, but seemingly inconsistent from time to time.

Somewhat complicated and difficult to get to know, but once you do, you'll love me! :mrgreen:

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Re: If you were a synthesizer, which one would you be and why?

Post by plikestechno » Sun Sep 20, 2009 7:17 am

Octave Cat SRM. Super fat. Super loud. Unreliable. Irresistable.
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Re: If you were a synthesizer, which one would you be and why?

Post by masyst » Sun Sep 20, 2009 10:23 am

Peavey Spectrumsynth - Weird, good sounding presets but with a cryptic display give you no unneccessary information.
Huge potencial when you get a controller, underrated...
A synthesizer will be for you what you want it to be...

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Re: If you were a synthesizer, which one would you be and why?

Post by veer chasm » Sun Sep 20, 2009 2:53 pm

Jupiter 6:
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Re: If you were a synthesizer, which one would you be and why?

Post by nvbrkr » Sun Sep 20, 2009 4:32 pm

Fender (Rhodes) Chroma Polaris. Just one look at its appearance instantly signals it is inevitably stuck to the 80s, and nothing can really change that. Admittedly has a lot of potential and a complicated enough structure, but for most it's not really considered a keeper.

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Re: If you were a synthesizer, which one would you be and why?

Post by rhino » Sun Sep 20, 2009 6:42 pm

Vurt Hamu. (lol)

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Re: If you were a synthesizer, which one would you be and why?

Post by Cumulus » Mon Sep 21, 2009 2:42 am

An RCA theremin.

It's a classic- strange, misunderstood, and often found in science fiction movies.

Also, it's likely to be off-key.

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Re: If you were a synthesizer, which one would you be and why?

Post by Synthax » Mon Sep 21, 2009 11:59 pm

An FM synth..

strange, no one understands it, and it makes dope tracks. :)

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Re: If you were a synthesizer, which one would you be and why?

Post by Synthaholic » Tue Sep 22, 2009 1:46 pm

Not sure exactly what synth I'd be, but whatever I am, it would be something that never stays in tune. :lol:

Maybe an old neglected Minimoog that's been collecting dust for years. Something with real potential that has never been properly utilized.
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Re: If you were a synthesizer, which one would you be and why?

Post by Virgule » Tue Sep 22, 2009 3:32 pm

:)
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Re: If you were a synthesizer, which one would you be and why?

Post by KillerSynth » Tue Sep 22, 2009 4:14 pm

I'd be a memorymoog :D
I'd be frequently out of tune, but nobody would complains :lol:

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