What Is the Sexiest-Looking Synth?

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Re: What Is the Sexiest-Looking Synth?

Post by Scories » Tue Jun 01, 2010 10:59 pm

The new MIDI SEM looks super swell! :)

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Re: What Is the Sexiest-Looking Synth?

Post by SubliminalEffect » Thu Jun 03, 2010 9:01 am

krzeppa wrote:
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There is something about that orange mixed with a big red knob....oh so yummy! :)
actually, i disagree. i have two XTs (a ten and a thirty voice), both the same shade of orange as shown in the photo - a faded, dulled orange. the later XTs and XTks and what was shown in their brochures and their Website then was a much sexier, bright orange.

i was massively disappointed when i opened the box of my first XT. i've always felt victimized by the old bait and switch trick from those original photos. i should ask Managing Director Stenzel about what happened with the color discrepancy at the next Winter NAMM unless someone here already knows...

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Re: What Is the Sexiest-Looking Synth?

Post by Scories » Fri Jun 04, 2010 3:13 am

Yeah, I have a XTrack among a bunch of grey gear and while it attract the eye, it doesn't look very pro. But it sounds sweet so I don't care much. But mMy Commodore64 with the keyboard overlay looks super swell! :)

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Re: What Is the Sexiest-Looking Synth?

Post by Z » Fri Jun 04, 2010 3:18 am

SubliminalEffect wrote: actually, i disagree. i have two XTs (a ten and a thirty voice), both the same shade of orange as shown in the photo - a faded, dulled orange. the later XTs and XTks and what was shown in their brochures and their Website then was a much sexier, bright orange.
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Re: What Is the Sexiest-Looking Synth?

Post by Scories » Fri Jun 04, 2010 3:43 am

xtk looks better than the xt imo.

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Post by 8bit9bot » Fri Jun 04, 2010 4:23 am

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Re: What Is the Sexiest-Looking Synth?

Post by nvbrkr » Fri Jun 04, 2010 7:26 am

Z wrote: Image
Fugly. :D

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Re: What Is the Sexiest-Looking Synth?

Post by bizness80 » Fri Jun 04, 2010 6:08 pm

I cant seem to upload photos on here but for what it's worth:

Roland 700 series modular

Korg PS series (3100,3200,3300)

Late 70's ARP's in the black and neon orange scheme: Odyssey, 2600, Quadra

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Re: What Is the Sexiest-Looking Synth?

Post by krzeppa » Fri Jun 04, 2010 7:20 pm

Scories wrote:xtk looks better than the xt imo.
I will have to agree with that. I just the fact that someone decided to take a color like orange and turn into a synthesizer. It may be ugly to some, but the ugly ones need lovin' too. Plus they try a little harder to please.

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Re: What Is the Sexiest-Looking Synth?

Post by Instrument Panel » Sun Jun 06, 2010 2:29 pm

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Re: What Is the Sexiest-Looking Synth?

Post by Hugo76 » Sun Jun 06, 2010 4:50 pm

Waldorf Blofeld - and (already mentioned by me) Korg M3.

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Re: What Is the Sexiest-Looking Synth?

Post by mute » Sun Jun 06, 2010 4:54 pm

oh yeah, korg ;] they've had some beauties..

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imo..the pictures dont do those synths justice.. in person i find them very striking, particularly the Mono/Poly.

also surprised no one posted the black&orange oddessy or axxe?
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Re: What Is the Sexiest-Looking Synth?

Post by Phollop Willing PA » Sun Jun 06, 2010 10:39 pm

Does this count?

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Re: What Is the Sexiest-Looking Synth?

Post by ZeeOne » Sun Jun 06, 2010 11:40 pm

Phollop Willing PA wrote:Does this count?

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http://www.getlofi.com/?p=170
Don't know that I'd call that "sexy" so much as I would "disturbing"...

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My father had this imported from holland in 1984 from Eminent (for a VERY high price.. weighs 210 lbs) he used it in his home studio til about 10 years ago, then I got it. It always surprises me what it can do, my secret weapon :lol: :twisted:

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