2012 "Year of the Monosynth"

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Re: 2012 "Year of the Monosynth"

Post by zoomtheline » Tue May 15, 2012 1:03 pm

Why not have a mix of the two, cover all bases. It's nice to hear a huge analogue sound with thinner digital scattered around it. It's not one or the other.

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Re: 2012 "Year of the Monosynth"

Post by Hybrid88 » Tue May 15, 2012 4:12 pm

Yeah exactly, and in my case I've decided to keep most of my vintage analogs, but I guess what I'm saying is it's easy to get sidetracked on the classics and forget just what you can do with some of the new analogs and VA/Hybrids coming out now these days.

And I think you're right, a good mix is best, as I've found having too much of one or the other and not having a diverse setup, can make things harder. ;)

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Re: 2012 "Year of the Monosynth"

Post by Arddhu » Wed May 16, 2012 3:18 am

Hybrid88 wrote: 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:
You know I'm always here to help if your synth pile gets too big. :P

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Re: 2012 "Year of the Monosynth"

Post by phesago » Wed May 16, 2012 3:30 am

Hybrid88 wrote: And I think you're right, a good mix is best, as I've found having too much of one or the other and not having a diverse setup, can make things harder. ;)
a lesson which can be difficult to learn!

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Re: 2012 "Year of the Monosynth"

Post by Hybrid88 » Fri May 18, 2012 3:58 pm

^ very true ;)
Arddhu wrote:
Hybrid88 wrote: 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:
You know I'm always here to help if your synth pile gets too big. :P
hey, I'll send you a PM, might be able to work something out. :D

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Re: 2012 "Year of the Monosynth"

Post by Sir Nose » Tue Jun 26, 2012 1:38 pm

I just wanted to add the SMS MARS by Andy Pledger.
http://www.syntheticmusicsystems.co.uk/

I have not been able to find any demos. Anyone know how it sounds?
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Re: 2012 "Year of the Monosynth"

Post by Arddhu » Tue Jun 26, 2012 1:43 pm

I didn't know the MARS was still in production? The site itself hasn't been updated since last year.

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Re: 2012 "Year of the Monosynth"

Post by pflosi » Tue Jun 26, 2012 4:24 pm

Sir Nose wrote:I just wanted to add the SMS MARS by Andy Pledger.
http://www.syntheticmusicsystems.co.uk/

I have not been able to find any demos. Anyone know how it sounds?
It's been out since 2007...

Here are some demos, but the review is in german and I think you might need to be logged in to listen to the files...:

http://www.amazona.de/index.php?page=26 ... le_id=1493

There was also a test on SOS in 2007 but IIRC no demo files...

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Re: 2012 "Year of the Monosynth"

Post by alan partridge » Sat Oct 06, 2012 8:41 pm

If the MInibrute is a big success as it looks like it is , here's hoping 2013/14 will be the "year of the Arturia polysynth".

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