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Re: what's the ugliest synth you can come up with?

Post by pflosi » Tue Sep 07, 2010 2:32 pm

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I hang around with quite a few aspiring-artist goat-worshipping hillbillies.
Er...quite a few of these are from Matrixsynth. There's no shortage of custom nut-jobs out there.
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OMG this is pure blasphemy. Paint your microkorgs however you want, but this goes way too far

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Re: what's the ugliest synth you can come up with?

Post by djstyleee » Tue Sep 07, 2010 3:03 pm

I love all synths LMFAO

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Re: what's the ugliest synth you can come up with?

Post by Syn303 » Tue Sep 07, 2010 4:29 pm

pflosi wrote:Paint your microkorgs however you want
I think someone heard you...

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Re: what's the ugliest synth you can come up with?

Post by balma » Tue Sep 07, 2010 5:18 pm

IMO this is one of the worst and less atractive designs on a good synth:

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Did they paid somebody to make the ugliest synth ever? It looks like a keyboard arranger or a plastic toy.

It seems they felt inspired by the dash of the hyundai Elantra.....

control panel the left side seems like the air conditioning system....
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Re: what's the ugliest synth you can come up with?

Post by smoothcriminal » Tue Sep 07, 2010 6:09 pm

Its a shame because the Fusion would be a beautiful synth without the curvy control panel. I actually really like the round brushed metal top and rounded endcaps. Bur those panels kill it.

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Re: what's the ugliest synth you can come up with?

Post by justin_havu » Tue Sep 07, 2010 10:34 pm

+1 for the Korg X50 camo finish. One question: WHY???

I'm also not a big fan of the Korg M3's wooden end caps.
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Re: what's the ugliest synth you can come up with?

Post by balma » Tue Sep 07, 2010 10:38 pm

uh? that is a quite elegant keyboard. And it's inclined panel is easier to manipulate than flat one.
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Re: what's the ugliest synth you can come up with?

Post by haj » Wed Sep 08, 2010 5:52 am

balma wrote:IMO this is one of the worst and less atractive designs on a good synth:

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Did they paid somebody to make the ugliest synth ever? It looks like a keyboard arranger or a plastic toy.

It seems they felt inspired by the dash of the hyundai Elantra.....

control panel the left side seems like the air conditioning system....
Ohh yeah I was lookig for this! Thanks for putting it instead of me. I couldn't remember the name because it was too ugly so I didn't bother to memorise the name of this when I first saw.

I generally don't like what they call "ergonomic," which to me, just making everything rounder and layout unstraight and plastic. If it's real metal, they may look vintage and nicer.

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Re: what's the ugliest synth you can come up with?

Post by sequentialsoftshock » Wed Sep 08, 2010 7:58 am

Syn303 wrote:
pflosi wrote:Paint your microkorgs however you want
I think someone heard you...

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I thought it looked pretty good, and still do, thank you very much!
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Re: what's the ugliest synth you can come up with?

Post by balma » Wed Sep 08, 2010 7:44 pm

sequentialsoftshock wrote:
Syn303 wrote:
pflosi wrote:Paint your microkorgs however you want
I think someone heard you...

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I thought it looked pretty good, and still do, thank you very much!
Sorry but that remembers me one of the worst movies I've seen: Toys (robin Williams) combined with painted wood toys directly made at the Santa Claus headquartes, North Pole.....
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Re: what's the ugliest synth you can come up with?

Post by sequentialsoftshock » Wed Sep 08, 2010 8:02 pm

You gotta understand though, I was touring with The Wiggles and Yo Gabba Gabba at the time. :lol:
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Re: what's the ugliest synth you can come up with?

Post by zingo » Wed Sep 08, 2010 11:06 pm

The Yamaha YS-200 was the first one I thought of as well. The ugliest synth I've actually owned was probably the Siel DK-80.

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Re: what's the ugliest synth you can come up with?

Post by justin_havu » Sat Sep 11, 2010 9:15 pm

balma wrote:uh? that is a quite elegant keyboard. And it's inclined panel is easier to manipulate than flat one.
I agree there, but why the wooden side pieces?
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Re: what's the ugliest synth you can come up with?

Post by balma » Tue Sep 14, 2010 12:08 am

Somebody vintagesynth stubborn head called to Korg headquarters, and said:
"and don't forget to put the wooden panels!!!!"

and hung up

wooden panels are some kind of tradition....
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Re: what's the ugliest synth you can come up with?

Post by aXL » Tue Sep 14, 2010 12:49 am

Being a typography geek, I will never ever EVER forgive DSI for using Mistral as their logo font. Seeing that on the rear of a Prophet '08 is like seeing "TITS LOL" spray painted on an ancient Greek marble statue.

On topic, I wish to ask a question that has me confounded: Why do I find the Nord Electro 2 cringeworthy and the Nord Electro 3 elegant?
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