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Vintage Keyboard Studio now launched

Post by WhinyLittleRunt » Wed Aug 25, 2010 3:17 pm

Guys,
Come visit us - Vintage Keyboard Studio

Check out all the gear... mmmmmm :)

I've been pondering over the best way to launch the site, and decided to run it in blog format so people can follow it etc. It is by no means complete, or even completely accurate yet, but it's up and running so check it out when you have a sec.
I like vintage synths....

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Re: Vintage Keyboard Studio now launched

Post by rharris07 » Wed Aug 25, 2010 8:48 pm

Very cool.

That Pro-One is beautiful! I'm almost afraid to ask what the cost was on upgrading it...

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Re: Vintage Keyboard Studio now launched

Post by sequentialsoftshock » Wed Aug 25, 2010 8:51 pm

rharris07 wrote:Very cool.

That Pro-One is beautiful! I'm almost afraid to ask what the cost was on upgrading it...
I like this sooooo much better than the color most synthwood orders are! I usually like 'em naked though ;)

I believe synthwood charges like $280-320 though for these kits. But, it includes a new lit mod and pitch wheel designed by Dave himself!
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Re: Vintage Keyboard Studio now launched

Post by sequentialsoftshock » Wed Aug 25, 2010 9:51 pm

Also, I'd like to someday open a museum/studio/store called the "Vintage Synth Explorer" ;)
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Re: Vintage Keyboard Studio now launched

Post by WhinyLittleRunt » Thu Aug 26, 2010 3:54 am

rharris07 wrote:Very cool.

That Pro-One is beautiful! I'm almost afraid to ask what the cost was on upgrading it...
I honestly don't remember; the invoice is around somewhere, if I find it I'll let you know. But we sent him the entire unit...
I like vintage synths....

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Re: Vintage Keyboard Studio now launched

Post by crystalmsc » Thu Aug 26, 2010 6:42 am

Great site, now I want a 26 x 13 room for my babies :)
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Re: Vintage Keyboard Studio now launched

Post by clusterchord » Sat Aug 28, 2010 2:06 am

you got nice selection of vintages, and a very nice Neotek console. that im most jelous of. ;)


if i may, id like to suggest a few things you might improve /add in the future, to make this a serious tracking facility for, as u say, ppl looking for analog touch/warmth/etc, or at least what id love to see if i was a customer:

at least some decent acoustic treatment. and i don't mean adding more of expensive but very uneffective auralex. but a bunch of DIY bass traps and wideband absorbers. its a large room, a few 2D/3D diffusors would also help. good sonic image, without the skewed picture coming from huge standing waves in a bare room may seem more important in a mixroom, but its still VERY important at tracking and pre-production phase, as one can make wrong choices or setting from the get go, have ear fatique in longer session etc etc

one or two mid to high level analog compressors to insert on tracking. 1176 and something else. again u can DIY it with finished kits for little $$. some other character pre different from Neotek, with hairier, 70s sound wouldn't hurt either. and finally a stereo reel to reel, to be used whilst tracking, where you simutaneously record its cue output to another DAW channel. and re-align this with direct signal track later - it means no sync issues, you use tape as realtime analog "plugin".

vintage touch with analog synths, yet without tape saturation in tandem, is just half baked.
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