What Is the Sexiest-Looking Synth?

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Re: What Is the Sexiest-Looking Synth?

Post by Diametro » Thu Jun 10, 2010 12:25 am

TrondC wrote:
Diametro wrote:Without exception, these last two pages are scraping the bottom of the synth barrel ...

A shocking yellow Q ... ??? Sexy ... ??? And some of this other redheaded stepsynths ... ?!?!? :shock:

This is a sexiest thread ... Not a highschool yearbook ...
so we have different tases in what gear should look like.. big deal.
for the record, I wouldn't say there is such a thing as a "sexy" synth anyway, I just find the Q a really cool looking piece of gear.

so, let's up this a bit: what are the criteria, you'd say, to call a synth "sexy" in the first place?

I think mostly it's just a not-so-good photo ... Flat lighting + flash reflection on wood paneling wouldn't do much for any model ...

Really, there are few synths I don't like ...

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Re: What Is the Sexiest-Looking Synth?

Post by crystalmsc » Thu Jun 10, 2010 1:20 pm

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Wooden Knobs MicrowaveXT
This is my 30 voices Waldorf MicrowaveXT - Final Revision (Board 3). I just refreshed it for more vintage look, using first grade Teak Wood as the knobs.
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Re: What Is the Sexiest-Looking Synth?

Post by masyst » Thu Jun 10, 2010 4:29 pm

crystalmsc wrote:Wooden Knobs MicrowaveXT
This is my 30 voices Waldorf MicrowaveXT - Final Revision (Board 3). I just refreshed it for more vintage look, using first grade Teak Wood as the knobs.
This is what we call fetish...
But I don't know if it gives it more vintage look, most vintage synth had plastic or metal knobs.
My knob of choice would be the MXR knobs, they are comfortable, looks great and are not as overused as the Moog-style knobs (Moog knobs still looks great)
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Re: What Is the Sexiest-Looking Synth?

Post by rharris07 » Thu Jun 10, 2010 8:03 pm

As far as what I have in my collection...this one does it for me.
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Re: What Is the Sexiest-Looking Synth?

Post by Taxidermy » Fri Jun 11, 2010 9:42 am

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This is about as sexy as it gets.

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Re: What Is the Sexiest-Looking Synth?

Post by pflosi » Fri Jun 11, 2010 12:07 pm

reminds me of this:
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Re: What Is the Sexiest-Looking Synth?

Post by loungedumore » Sat Jun 12, 2010 4:51 am

Taxidermy wrote:Image

This is about as sexy as it gets.
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