equipment that instantly inspires workflow

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Re: equipment that instantly inspires workflow

Post by Stab Frenzy » Fri Dec 09, 2011 4:24 pm

Modular.

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Re: equipment that instantly inspires workflow

Post by semimod » Fri Dec 09, 2011 5:25 pm

Kaoss-anything.

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Re: equipment that instantly inspires workflow

Post by phesago » Fri Dec 09, 2011 6:57 pm

Stab Frenzy wrote:Modular.
Even though I do not have a modular, having had the experience of using one, I would have to say that this is very true. I am constantly considering just building a modular, due to it being so "hands on" and you get so involved with patch making. It's almost like instant gratification from the moment of insight to the implimentation. I have Voyager RME+ vx351/352 and I love what I have been able to do with them, but theyre not even close to being a real modular.

The only draw back is the price, but however I am sur eyou pay for what you get.

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Re: equipment that instantly inspires workflow

Post by Nannerfan » Fri Dec 09, 2011 7:34 pm

Anything that has an option other than just playing it.. sequencers.. arps.. recorders... basically the opposite of the piano. Piano inspires yes... but not workflow..

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Re: equipment that instantly inspires workflow

Post by balma » Fri Dec 09, 2011 7:40 pm

Any synth that you know really well.
Now. Your mood and your attitude are more important.
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Re: equipment that instantly inspires workflow

Post by Nannerfan » Fri Dec 09, 2011 7:55 pm

Very true ... h**l, I busted out the Roland JU-2 the other day and was even inspired by the alpha dial :o

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Re: equipment that instantly inspires workflow

Post by garranimal » Fri Dec 09, 2011 8:19 pm

Another one = anything going through my RE-20 Space Echo.
I'm jones-ing for a proper reverb unit again after seeing the eventide Space demos. Used to have a Lexicon but now I'm using plugins during recording. Which now I realize sucks because my workflow starts with the computer powered DOWN.

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Re: equipment that instantly inspires workflow

Post by blavatsky » Fri Dec 09, 2011 8:37 pm

MV8800 - instant access to tons of samples/drums, sequences other gear with ease.
VGA monitor/mouse + DAW like interface minus a computer is a huge plus.

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Re: equipment that instantly inspires workflow

Post by skizzle » Sat Dec 10, 2011 12:58 am

My 606 came in yesterday and i didnt see this post having been lost in the awesome workflow vortex i've found in it. So much so that as soon as i got pattern group 1 full of my patterns, i shot my first youtube video(tr-606 through indigo 2). Congrats on the 707, i've got my sites on one now to keep the 606 from being lonely(and midi).

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Re: equipment that instantly inspires workflow

Post by phesago » Sat Dec 10, 2011 1:12 am

skizzle wrote:My 606 came in yesterday and i didnt see this post having been lost in the awesome workflow vortex i've found in it. So much so that as soon as i got pattern group 1 full of my patterns, i shot my first youtube video(tr-606 through indigo 2). Congrats on the 707, i've got my sites on one now to keep the 606 from being lonely(and midi).
Yeah the 606 is pretty easy going. I love that thing.

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Re: equipment that instantly inspires workflow

Post by loungedumore » Sat Dec 10, 2011 1:15 am

Hmmm if this thread runs long enough it may just mention every bit of kit ever constructed ;)




... except maybe the DX7 of course
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Re: equipment that instantly inspires workflow

Post by balma » Sat Dec 10, 2011 1:53 am

loungedumore wrote:Hmmm if this thread runs long enough it may just mention every bit of kit ever constructed ;)




... except maybe the DX7 of course
Agree.

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Re: equipment that instantly inspires workflow

Post by cornutt » Sat Dec 10, 2011 2:13 am

Mr Knesh wrote:

I like the kind of equipment that makes noises when you touch it.
What about theramins? 8-)
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Re: equipment that instantly inspires workflow

Post by Nannerfan » Sat Dec 10, 2011 3:16 am

phesago wrote:
skizzle wrote:Yeah the 606 is pretty easy going. I love that thing.
Me too... it's so easy I used to play it while driving.
Just run it thru the tape deck!

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Re: equipment that instantly inspires workflow

Post by ronP » Sat Dec 10, 2011 4:43 am

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I find the magic comes most often from whatever instrument or combination I have set aside for awhile. This week it is my ZOOM MRT-3B drum machine into KORG Monotron into KORG Mini-KP.

Next week it might be my CASIO MT-70's "jazz organ" preset played through a phase shifter, or acoustic guitar. I always seem to discover fresh musical ideas after a reunion.

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