Are you an expert on a specific synthesizer?

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Re: Are you an expert on a specific synthesizer?

Post by aphlux » Sat Apr 10, 2010 10:29 am

Korg Radias.
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Re: Are you an expert on a specific synthesizer?

Post by CS_TBL » Sat Apr 10, 2010 11:07 am

..you know..
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Re: Are you an expert on a specific synthesizer?

Post by VCOrhubarb » Sat Apr 10, 2010 12:02 pm

I'm quite competent at programming my DX7. It doesn't mean that I can play it well enough yet. :lol:

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Re: Are you an expert on a specific synthesizer?

Post by Christopher Winkels » Sat Apr 10, 2010 12:58 pm

Korg Wavestation.... about 15 years ago. I had one of the very first ones to roll off the line and it was my only synth for three or four years. Using that board day in and day out, at the time I could probably have programmed it by counting button clicks alone.

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Re: Are you an expert on a specific synthesizer?

Post by I12 » Sat Apr 10, 2010 1:17 pm

Atm it would be Mono Machine

But it has many areas to explore that sometimes i forget to get to!
Dont bother its not worth it!

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Re: Are you an expert on a specific synthesizer?

Post by Syn303 » Sat Apr 10, 2010 1:36 pm

for me... well, it would have to be the 303, nuff said ;) :lol:
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Re: Are you an expert on a specific synthesizer?

Post by ItsMeOnly » Sat Apr 10, 2010 1:36 pm

Wavestation, K3 and TG/SY77

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Re: Are you an expert on a specific synthesizer?

Post by justin_havu » Sat Apr 10, 2010 1:51 pm

For me, it'd be the Triton family and the M3.
Waveforms, and filters, and knobs. Oh my!

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Re: Are you an expert on a specific synthesizer?

Post by Automatic Gainsay » Sat Apr 10, 2010 4:02 pm

CS_TBL wrote:..you know..
Yes, we do... but we all agree. You are TRULY the master of that synth. :)
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Re: Are you an expert on a specific synthesizer?

Post by tallowwaters » Sat Apr 10, 2010 4:38 pm

Hybrid88 wrote:
Joey wrote:Virus TI. there is not a thing I can't do with it...
I've always been intrigued by the Ti, it does sound awesome but surely it has it's shortcomings?
A total lack of bandwidth in the upper frequencies that negates even having scanned wave/formant/granular tables.
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Re: Are you an expert on a specific synthesizer?

Post by Stab Frenzy » Sat Apr 10, 2010 5:08 pm

I know the Evolver inside out, I can pretty much just think of a sound and then pull it up in a second. I've stopped saving my patches even, I'll just program something new every time I'm recording or when I play live with one of my bands, the other band is a pop one though so I use the same sounds for songs each gig.

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Re: Are you an expert on a specific synthesizer?

Post by hfinn » Sat Apr 10, 2010 6:04 pm

I'd say the CS-80 and Prophet 5.

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Re: Are you an expert on a specific synthesizer?

Post by vanpet » Sat Apr 10, 2010 6:13 pm

I did most of my tracks with the free vst "Synth1" for almost 10 years (i believe I got synth1 the day it was released)

When I got my real Nord Lead 2x, it was happy time! I know it inside-out.

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Re: Are you an expert on a specific synthesizer?

Post by mute » Sun Apr 11, 2010 2:30 am

CZ-1 and JX-3P and for that reason alone I will never be without one of each. I basically got them both years ago (esp jx3p) because its what I could afford at the time.

I actually caught myself while creating some CZ-1 patches the other day going 'wow, this was kind of a pain in the a*s once' because its mostly screen driven and knowing what to expect from values is wonky till you get accustomed.. nowadays i can setup a multi-timbre patch and new sounds for each voice without even looking @ the screen. I can't explain it but I know just how to tweak the different DCW's and Envelopes just as quickly as I can with a regular subtractive synth (minus the knobs) and know what to expect. that and the menu/cursor positions are engrained into my subconcious (almost nothing consists of more than 1-3 cursor taps and then the inc/dec value buttons so its not a deep menu in the first place) ;p

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Re: Are you an expert on a specific synthesizer?

Post by JJQ » Sun Apr 11, 2010 2:49 am

NO.

Not expert, but I rarely save any patches on my Jupiter wich is my main instrument.

And yes, CS-TBL is a master in his domain.
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