2012 "Year of the Monosynth"

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Re: 2012 "Year of the Monosynth"

Post by asohn » Fri Mar 23, 2012 12:04 am

From what I gather the Magma is a SH-101 with 3 parameter sequencer built in?

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Re: 2012 "Year of the Monosynth"

Post by analoglsd » Sun Mar 25, 2012 10:36 am

dlp1 wrote:
analoglsd wrote:Also interesting to note that Minitaur, MiniBrute. and Magma were nicknames for three of the four horsemen of the Apocalypse when they were kids.
That is interesting. I assumed that the name 'Minitaur' was derived from the Minotaur of Greek mythology.
If only that were the case my friend... :facepalm:

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Re: 2012 "Year of the Monosynth"

Post by bhrama » Sun Mar 25, 2012 12:40 pm

:laugh3:
analoglsd wrote:
dlp1 wrote:
analoglsd wrote:Also interesting to note that Minitaur, MiniBrute. and Magma were nicknames for three of the four horsemen of the Apocalypse when they were kids.
That is interesting. I assumed that the name 'Minitaur' was derived from the Minotaur of Greek mythology.
If only that were the case my friend... :facepalm:
funny stuff !

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Re: 2012 "Year of the Monosynth"

Post by thosquanta » Thu May 10, 2012 6:51 pm

hey, so i know there was some other smaller company putting out a monosynth, but i cannot remember the name, and searching around is yielding naught..

what else was coming out this year, beyond magma, minibrute and minitaur?

thanks!

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Re: 2012 "Year of the Monosynth"

Post by Phollop Willing PA » Thu May 10, 2012 10:40 pm

thosquanta wrote:hey, so i know there was some other smaller company putting out a monosynth, but i cannot remember the name, and searching around is yielding naught..

what else was coming out this year, beyond magma, minibrute and minitaur?

thanks!
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Re: 2012 "Year of the Monosynth"

Post by thosquanta » Fri May 11, 2012 2:25 am

that was the one! thanks!

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Re: 2012 "Year of the Monosynth"

Post by Steve Jones » Fri May 11, 2012 6:11 am

I wouldn't like to be trying to sell an SH-101 these days....
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Re: 2012 "Year of the Monosynth"

Post by Kidney05 » Fri May 11, 2012 7:05 am

Don't forget the Waldorf Pulse 2

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Re: 2012 "Year of the Monosynth"

Post by redchapterjubilee » Fri May 11, 2012 9:11 pm

Steve Jones wrote:I wouldn't like to be trying to sell an SH-101 these days....
It will be interesting to see if there's any movement on second hand prices for synths like that. I like my little CS01 but a MiniBrute isn't much bigger, far more advanced features-wise and not much more than these go used. You could downscale from an SH-101 and save some $$$. There's as many arguments against doing that as there is for making that choice, but I'm eager to see if it budges prices at all. You'd think it would, but I bet it won't, at least not long term.
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Re: 2012 "Year of the Monosynth"

Post by jeffrey1121 » Sat May 12, 2012 2:18 am

musden wrote:screw the stupid little monosynths

yyyyyyyyyyyyyyeah monosynths are dumb. nobody out there buys them and noone out there listens to them :roll:

although i love monos, i must admit i'm feeling a bit burnt-out on analog. :oops: seems a lot of people are switching from digital to analog whilst i'm going from analog to digital. ( :lol: < how i imagine most other members)

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Re: 2012 "Year of the Monosynth"

Post by Sexor » Sun May 13, 2012 6:19 am

thosquanta wrote:hey, so i know there was some other smaller company putting out a monosynth, but i cannot remember the name, and searching around is yielding naught..

what else was coming out this year, beyond magma, minibrute and minitaur?

thanks!
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Re: 2012 "Year of the Monosynth"

Post by Sir Nose » Sun May 13, 2012 12:15 pm

Kidney05 wrote:Don't forget the Waldorf Pulse 2
I know I will pick up at least one monosynth in the next year. The pulse 2 currently has my interest the most. Maybe that is just because it has not been released yet.

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Re: 2012 "Year of the Monosynth"

Post by thosquanta » Mon May 14, 2012 7:31 pm

holy living f**k why don't i have more money.

thanks!!!

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Re: 2012 "Year of the Monosynth"

Post by James Mandible » Tue May 15, 2012 1:16 am

Sir Nose wrote:
Kidney05 wrote:Don't forget the Waldorf Pulse 2
I know I will pick up at least one monosynth in the next year. The pulse 2 currently has my interest the most. Maybe that is just because it has not been released yet.
As much as I would like to be excited about the Pulse 2, the apparent lack of CV ins/outs and the fact that we STILL haven't heard any demos for it just makes it really hard to care. Maybe I'll wait and see if there will be a Pulse 2 Plus model available later on once I've heard if it's any good or not.

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Re: 2012 "Year of the Monosynth"

Post by Hybrid88 » Tue May 15, 2012 10:32 am

jeffrey1121 wrote:although i love monos, i must admit i'm feeling a bit burnt-out on analog...seems a lot of people are switching from digital to analog whilst i'm going from analog to digital...
Actually would you believe I've been feeling a bit the same recently :)

I've gone the vintage road the last few years and whilst I do love them, they are a massive burden. They cost a ton, rare and hard to source, can be a pain to keep in tune (yes I am *not* a guitar player lol), they almost all need anywhere from a bit to a ton of work done on them, more and more difficult/expensive to find replacement parts. Plus setting them all up in a modern studio environment can be a pain in the a*s re. MIDI, CV etc. I mean It all adds up. Which is why having a smaller setup with a couple of select VA/modern analog's has been a very attractive prospect to me recently. Just something I've been mulling over lately. :geek:

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