Your favourite synth anthem of all time!

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Re: Your favourite synth anthem of all time!

Post by space6oy » Sat Feb 05, 2011 7:14 pm

you guys all have such boring taste...

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just teasing. i have no idea what i'd throw out there as a favorite synth "anthem."

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Re: Your favourite synth anthem of all time!

Post by Phollop Willing PA » Sat Feb 05, 2011 9:57 pm



There are three main things that I like about this Orbital clip

1. It's the Doctor Who theme

2. Matt Smith (the current doctor) makes an appearance and appears to be playing something, maybe an Andromeda (and it's supposed to be the first time in Doctor Who history that a current Doctor played the Doctor Who theme in a concert situation)

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3. There 's a MacBeth M5 in the background.
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Re: Your favourite synth anthem of all time!

Post by JJQ » Sat Feb 05, 2011 11:48 pm

The doctor Who theme with Orbital is truly an anthem worth the name.

If it was a 303 anthem Id sugest this:


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Re: Your favourite synth anthem of all time!

Post by iProg » Mon Feb 07, 2011 4:25 pm

Easily, the cue "Orange Light" from Apocalypse Now


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Re: Your favourite synth anthem of all time!

Post by balma » Mon Feb 07, 2011 5:01 pm




So, so many great sounds on this song
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Re: Your favourite synth anthem of all time!

Post by space6oy » Mon Feb 07, 2011 5:57 pm

balma wrote:


So, so many great sounds on this song
:lol:

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Re: Your favourite synth anthem of all time!

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Re: Your favourite synth anthem of all time!

Post by Micke » Mon Feb 07, 2011 7:23 pm

iProg wrote:Easily, the cue "Orange Light" from Apocalypse Now


That track was recorded by Bernie Krause using the big Moog at Zoetrope studios*. Nyle Steiner
later overdubbed some parts with his EVI.

* According to Nyle there was definitely a string machine at Bernie's sessions and he was pretty sure
he used it in combination with the Moog to make the string sounds. He couldn't remember for sure the make but
it may have been an Omni or Solina.
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Re: Your favourite synth anthem of all time!

Post by meatballfulton » Mon Feb 07, 2011 7:44 pm

This one is a guilty pleasure of mine.

Atlantis Rising by Automatic Man (just the first 90 seconds of this vid)



then this reprise at the end of the album



Synthesist (and vocalist) is Bayete

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Re: Your favourite synth anthem of all time!

Post by Micke » Mon Feb 07, 2011 9:13 pm

I just love the first 4 minutes of this Anthem-like track by Angel:



The Fortune from the 1976 album "Helluva Band"

Greg Giuffria on Moog modular, mellotron and Solina (Moog programming by Dan Wyman of Sound Arts).

Now, that's what I call an ominous/dark bass sound.
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Re: Your favourite synth anthem of all time!

Post by D-Collector » Tue Feb 08, 2011 1:28 am

A lot of nice post and great listening here, keep'em coming people. :D

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Re: Your favourite synth anthem of all time!

Post by Umbe78 » Fri Feb 11, 2011 9:41 pm

I LOVE the riff that starts at 30sec

at 47 sec COOL!!


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Re: Your favourite synth anthem of all time!

Post by Pro5 » Sat Feb 12, 2011 1:12 am

from the above:

Dr Who theme (the Late 70s/early 80s version)
Tour De France

and call me Mr Obvious but:

Oxygene IV
Axel F
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have to be contenders for 'greatest' in terms of recognition they gained for synths in popular culture.

And I'm not too keen on that Orbital clip, doesn't seem to be as grand as it could have been and nothing against Orbital but that new Dr Who actor comes over as a bit of an arrogant Nob. :roll:

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Re: Your favourite synth anthem of all time!

Post by cram1960 » Sat Feb 12, 2011 6:27 am

Anthem?

Propaganda - P-Machinery




and Donna Summer "I Feel Love"

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Re: Your favourite synth anthem of all time!

Post by EmptySet » Sat Feb 12, 2011 6:54 am

Die Roboter, natürlich.


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