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Re: New DSI instrument!

Post by cornutt » Fri Jan 14, 2011 2:00 am

This is the first drum machine I've seen in a long time that actually looks interesting. Don't have the cash right now, but I will definitely be looking to save up for it.
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Re: New DSI instrument!

Post by Sir Nose » Fri Jan 14, 2011 2:09 am

Sir Ruff wrote:
StepLogik wrote:
Joey wrote:buying it IMMEDIATELY.
same here. as soon as they start taking pre-orders i'm on it.

(if my wife says its OK)
Novamusik is doing pre-orders now.
Anyone find out what the preorder special entails? Lower price/ freebies?
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Re: New DSI instrument!

Post by rharris07 » Fri Jan 14, 2011 2:11 am

This absolutely looks like something I would benefit from, and use a whole h**l of a lot. With that said...I would never pay more than $1200 for it.

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Re: New DSI instrument!

Post by Sir Nose » Fri Jan 14, 2011 2:28 am

This article states that another drum machine designed by Dave Smith and Roger Linn will be released this year and sold by Roger Linn Design. I wonder what it has in store?

http://createdigitalmusic.com/2011/01/t ... -official/
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Re: New DSI instrument!

Post by sequentialsoftshock » Fri Jan 14, 2011 3:06 am

f**k.. :o
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Re: New DSI instrument!

Post by sequentialsoftshock » Fri Jan 14, 2011 3:10 am

Roger says the signal is completely analog, but certainly it cannot be if there is a sample section..? It's basically the Evolver in a drum machine, right! :)
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Post by ColorForm2113 » Fri Jan 14, 2011 5:48 am

HOLY c**p! I knew there was a reason i havent gone out and wasted my money on some cheap drum machine....time to start saving!
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Re: New DSI instrument!

Post by bhrama » Fri Jan 14, 2011 5:54 am

and now the "Gear For Sale" forum will be flooded. :wink:

Come on, how many of us immediately thought about gear we could live without, or flip pronto?
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Re: New DSI instrument!

Post by b3groover » Fri Jan 14, 2011 6:01 am

Man, my wish list keeps getting longer. Where to put this? Before the Tetra but after the Motif XF?

This thing is a winner. Can't wait to get my hands on one. I'm starting my Tempest savings fund today.

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Post by Computer Controlled » Fri Jan 14, 2011 6:51 am

Time to start putting away money from each check for this. By the time June rolls around, i should be just about there.
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Re: New DSI instrument!

Post by vintagesynth » Fri Jan 14, 2011 7:11 am

$2,000!!!! :shocked: I guess this Drum Machine has soul?
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Re: New DSI instrument!

Post by loungedumore » Fri Jan 14, 2011 7:24 am

Good God ! que slow 70's p**n music . I want it in the worst way .... $2000.00 thou :o That'a about my whole year's gear budget :o :shock: :( :? :oops:

Anyone else get a warm memory of VFL displays looking at that O-LED ... and why didn't the daft punk guys have this in Tron ? lol
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Re: New DSI instrument!

Post by Stab Frenzy » Fri Jan 14, 2011 7:46 am

vintagesynth wrote:$2,000!!!! :shocked: I guess this Drum Machine has soul?
That's the same RRP as the MPC2500, but that has no analogue bits, so it's not all that crazy for a drum machine. (Yes I know the 2500 is a lot more than just a drum machine).

It's also less than the Prophet 08, and it's got almost as many voices, a sequencer and a more complex sound engine (HPF + Samples + 5 Envelopes FTW). In fact if you want to compare it to anything it should be the PEK, which is more expensive, has fewer voices and is less complex. Looking at it like that $2,000 is a good deal.

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Re: New DSI instrument!

Post by Ashe37 » Fri Jan 14, 2011 7:47 am

Yes, its $2k...
but a poly evolver rack is $1500 and has *two less voices*...
from a synth standpoint, it has 2 more voices than a PER or PEK.
Oh, and apparently it has a whole drum machine thing going on, too.

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Re: New DSI instrument!

Post by smoothcriminal » Fri Jan 14, 2011 7:53 am

The price really doesn't seem out of line to me (not that I can afford it). Jomox Xbase was probably that or more new (almost 2k used), MPC5000 is $2000, I'm sure there are many more examples of similarly priced analog gear.

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