a teenage boy's perspective on vintage synthesizers

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Re: a teenage boy's perspective on vintage synthesizers

Post by Dano » Sat Nov 19, 2011 1:33 am

I know this is a little OT but...speaking of VH, it seems to me that the favorite album of hardcore VH fans, almost without exception, is usually one of two albums: Van Halen (their debut release) or Fair Warning. (My vote is for Fair Warning.)

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Re: a teenage boy's perspective on vintage synthesizers

Post by ninja6485 » Sat Nov 19, 2011 4:55 am

Dano wrote:I know this is a little OT but...speaking of VH, it seems to me that the favorite album of hardcore VH fans, almost without exception, is usually one of two albums: Van Halen (their debut release) or Fair Warning. (My vote is for Fair Warning.)
yea, but what about "ain't talkin 'bout love?"
This looks like a psychotropic reaction. No wonder it's so popular...

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Re: a teenage boy's perspective on vintage synthesizers

Post by Dano » Sun Nov 20, 2011 2:40 am

ninja6485 wrote:
Dano wrote:I know this is a little OT but...speaking of VH, it seems to me that the favorite album of hardcore VH fans, almost without exception, is usually one of two albums: Van Halen (their debut release) or Fair Warning. (My vote is for Fair Warning.)
yea, but what about "ain't talkin 'bout love?"
That's a great song - I don't think any other band sounded like that in 1978.

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Re: a teenage boy's perspective on vintage synthesizers

Post by hyphen nation » Sun Nov 20, 2011 3:01 am

I agree with angus...jump to about the 1:05 mark...

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Re: a teenage boy's perspective on vintage synthesizers

Post by Max Websta » Tue Nov 22, 2011 9:03 pm

I also prefer pre-Hagar Van Halen.
Ed was toying with the Minimoog as early as 1981. He played a Wurlitzer 200a through a Marshall on "And The Cradle Will Rock" in 1980. He said in an interview he went through a few P5's that all started smoking, so he decided on an OBXa. They must have been rev.1 P5's. The main keyboard riff from "Jump" sounds suspiciously like that of "Dirty Mind" by Prince from 4 years earlier. Also done on an OBXa!

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Re: a teenage boy's perspective on vintage synthesizers

Post by samuraipizzacat29 » Fri Nov 25, 2011 10:02 pm

How can you not love Van Halen after this?


"well, hog my hooter!"

additionally, I think it'd be more productive to point out synths that haven't been billed in internet ads as capable of doing jump.

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Re: a teenage boy's perspective on vintage synthesizers

Post by Micke » Sat Nov 26, 2011 12:30 am

Max Websta wrote:I also prefer pre-Hagar Van Halen.
Ed was toying with the Minimoog as early as 1981. He played a Wurlitzer 200a through a Marshall on "And The Cradle Will Rock" in 1980. He said in an interview he went through a few P5's that all started smoking, so he decided on an OBXa. They must have been rev.1 P5's. The main keyboard riff from "Jump" sounds suspiciously like that of "Dirty Mind" by Prince from 4 years earlier. Also done on an OBXa!
"Dirty Mind" was most likely done on an OB-X. The OB-Xa wasn't released until early 1981, about 7-8 months after that album was recorded.
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Re: a teenage boy's perspective on vintage synthesizers

Post by tekkentool » Sat Nov 26, 2011 12:55 am

1. Wobble bass is cool and if you don't like it, you're not cool.
2.
Van Halen Own.
3. Sammy hagar is great in chickenfoot. (ignore the bizarrely stupid lyrics).

4. You don't like hot for teacher? really?

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Re: a teenage boy's perspective on vintage synthesizers

Post by Shreddie » Fri Dec 02, 2011 11:20 pm

"Mini Moog. FIRST Analog ever made."

Erm, nope... Not by a long way. :roll:

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Re: a teenage boy's perspective on vintage synthesizers

Post by themilford » Sat Dec 03, 2011 12:52 am

Why we must give Hagar a slice of respect:

This song, she is... the greatness.

-D

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Re: a teenage boy's perspective on vintage synthesizers

Post by Sir Ruff » Sat Dec 03, 2011 8:07 am

Automatic Gainsay wrote:Hot for Teacher? Come on... seriously.
Yes, you are right; HFT was, indeed, the best song VH ever made...

p.s. there really is no "VH" after DLR left, so why even discuss it?
Do you even post on vse bro?

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Re: a teenage boy's perspective on vintage synthesizers

Post by tekkentool » Sat Dec 03, 2011 9:14 am

DLR went onto higher things.





Hot for teacher is without question though, everything that makes van halen brilliant.

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Re: a teenage boy's perspective on vintage synthesizers

Post by Sir Ruff » Sat Dec 03, 2011 5:03 pm

tekkentool wrote:DLR went onto higher things.

Ha.. didn't realize he'd done that. What a joker!
Do you even post on vse bro?

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