could you survive with only a minimoog/voyager?

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minimoog/voyager as your one and only

i would survive gladly
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37%
i guess i could do it, but i wouldnt always be happy
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35%
i spit in your face at the thought of such absurdity
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could you survive with only a minimoog/voyager?

Post by bionic muffins » Wed Jan 20, 2010 6:50 pm

could you be elated with a minimoog as your only synth?

or would you be begrudgingly semi happy and just accept it?

or would you be downright mad at this proposition?

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Re: could you survive with only a minimoog/voyager?

Post by druzz » Wed Jan 20, 2010 7:12 pm

bionic muffins wrote:could you be elated with a minimoog as your only synth?

or would you be begrudgingly semi happy and just accept it?

or would you be downright mad at this proposition?
as my only synth ??! if that means i can kepp a piano an organ a guitar and some other acoustic instruments i guess i could survive .
i love the voyager but at some point i would get frustrated not being able to do chords ever , if that was the only musical instrument i was using .
but in the context of a band where i would only have to fulfill a specific purpose . bass, melody, or experimental sound creation it would be fine

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Re: could you survive with only a minimoog/voyager?

Post by CS_TBL » Wed Jan 20, 2010 7:29 pm

I'd sample it, create ensembles by sampling each tone 12x, add effects to the recordings, bounce 'm down, and create streaming samples of 'em.

Then sell the machine.. :P
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Re: could you survive with only a minimoog/voyager?

Post by bionic muffins » Wed Jan 20, 2010 7:35 pm

i could do it. i feel more inventive when im limited and have to maximize one simple unit.

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Re: could you survive with only a minimoog/voyager?

Post by CfNorENa » Wed Jan 20, 2010 7:39 pm

I could do it over the short term, but I don't think I'd be happy with it over the long term. As much as I love electronic music, and despite my increasing attraction to monophonic synthesizers, I'm still a pianist at heart. Gotta have my chords. 8-)

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Re: could you survive with only a minimoog/voyager?

Post by bionic muffins » Wed Jan 20, 2010 7:44 pm

you can have your piano with your minimoog too. :)

OP says "as your only SYNTH" not only instrument!

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Re: could you survive with only a minimoog/voyager?

Post by space6oy » Wed Jan 20, 2010 8:04 pm

if it was only monophonic synth, i'd actually let mine go before my last MS-20 and 777.
if it was last synth period, it'd suck to not keep something polyphonic, even if i'm an amateur at the keys.

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Re: could you survive with only a minimoog/voyager?

Post by maindeglorie » Wed Jan 20, 2010 8:08 pm

Moog + Nord Electro 3 + my guitar pedals is all I basically play recently, so yeah. I could do it. But god I would miss the synth pads.

Actually, I'm going to say no. I would miss the Andromeda too much.
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Re: could you survive with only a minimoog/voyager?

Post by meatballfulton » Wed Jan 20, 2010 8:33 pm

Nope, I need polyphony and multitimbrality.
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Re: could you survive with only a minimoog/voyager?

Post by CZ Rider » Wed Jan 20, 2010 10:40 pm

Sure, why not?
It would have to be a model D Minimoog, but that and a Hammond or Rhodes underneath, you could go anywhere you want. I had a setup like that for years, and played rock, fusion, and some experemental. Guess it really depends on the style of music/sound you want though.

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Re: could you survive with only a minimoog/voyager?

Post by Automatic Gainsay » Wed Jan 20, 2010 10:46 pm

I could survive with a D, and would survive okay with a Voyager, but I always bristle at Voyager being called a "Minimoog." We all know that was a marketing ploy, don't we? :)

As for polyphony, I would rather multitrack the Mini than play most polyphonic synths... including some of the heavyweight vintage analog polys. I just sounds that good multitracked.
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Re: could you survive with only a minimoog/voyager?

Post by Scories » Wed Jan 20, 2010 10:52 pm

You pretty much need a digital synth for windy evolving pads. But I would certainly accept to release one record only with a Minimoog as synth.

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Re: could you survive with only a minimoog/voyager?

Post by kuroichi » Wed Jan 20, 2010 11:09 pm

I pretty much use an XS for everything now, which I was gonna swap for a Voyager...

so.... yeah....
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Re: could you survive with only a minimoog/voyager?

Post by pflosi » Wed Jan 20, 2010 11:43 pm

no way. chords!

(that is if digital synths (+analog filter :)) is out too. but that would not be nice either)

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Re: could you survive with only a minimoog/voyager?

Post by shaft9000 » Thu Jan 21, 2010 12:11 am

not after having a 2600...i'd be like "uhhh...where's the CRAZY???" :lol:
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