Dream Synth(s)

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Re: Dream Synth(s)

Post by analoglsd » Tue May 28, 2013 12:54 am

The following synths would be great to have, at least for a while, but I'm doing just fine having access to them soley in my dreams:
Synton Syrinx
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Re: Dream Synth(s)

Post by chinchilla » Tue May 28, 2013 7:29 pm

okay okay. I have it.

The clear choice for everyones dream synth should the legendary korg poly-800.

Forget the jupiters, prophets, and minimoogs.


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Re: Dream Synth(s)

Post by ColorForm2113 » Tue May 28, 2013 7:43 pm

chinchilla wrote:okay okay. I have it.

The clear choice for everyones dream synth should the legendary korg poly-800. with moog-slayer mod

Forget the jupiters, prophets, and minimoogs.


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Re: Dream Synth(s)

Post by shaft9000 » Tue May 28, 2013 8:03 pm

ppg_wavecomputer wrote:Not sure whether I´d actually pay that much for a Polychrome, though -- the chorus is nice, the rest is sub-standard.
How much is that much? I don't know where to begin pricing one...i've seen anywhere from $500 to over 3000GBP(!!) for a fully working model

as for "sub-standard"... don't care about any of that.
this is a dream synth and the point is nothing else makes for a sound quite like it...those vocal textures...that phaser arrangement. irrational lust abounds.
to be sure it's no proper synth, but how does that matter when this has the most haunting and glorious string/pad/sonic-goo sound ever? (imho)
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Re: Dream Synth(s)

Post by rhino » Tue May 28, 2013 8:52 pm

Modular the size of an airplane hanager
Prophet T-8
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Re: Dream Synth(s)

Post by ColorForm2113 » Tue May 28, 2013 10:01 pm

Yeah I think we will be seeing (and hearing) some really amazing stuff done with the prophet 12 once it gets out into the wild
rhino wrote:Modular the size of an airplane hanager
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Re: Dream Synth(s)

Post by meatballfulton » Tue May 28, 2013 11:33 pm

Tough question...I suppose a MiniMoog and a Mellotron are my only dream machines.

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Re: Dream Synth(s)

Post by Bitexion » Tue May 28, 2013 11:36 pm

The Prophet-12 is nearing the top of my polysynth list yeah..But I've sworn to not buy another $2000-class synth.
I already have the Andromeda A6 and a Yamaha Motif XF (bought last year). Need to save instead of spend.

Wouldn't say no if someone handed me a PPG Wave 2/3 system with a Waveterm either. That is one area softsynths can never really get right.

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Re: Dream Synth(s)

Post by n3wt15 » Wed May 29, 2013 12:09 am

Solaris, Serge Animate, oberheim xpander, prophet VS, nord stage 2

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Re: Dream Synth(s)

Post by Rick N Boogie » Wed May 29, 2013 12:15 am

Currently available synths I'd love to own: Voyager XL, Prophet 12, MS-20 mini, Sub Phatty, and maybe a MoPho X4.
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Re: Dream Synth(s)

Post by Automatic Gainsay » Wed May 29, 2013 12:39 am

I own two of my dream synths.

I'd still like:

Korg PS-3300

Oberheim Eight Voice

Knifonium

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Re: Dream Synth(s)

Post by Doc Tonewheel » Wed May 29, 2013 3:42 am

Have 2 of my dream keyboards: Hammond A105+Leslie 122 and Moog Minimoog Model D

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Re: Dream Synth(s)

Post by DesolationBlvd » Wed May 29, 2013 5:25 am

Looking at what I have, I think I'm set once I get everything working (OB-Xa screwiness, JP-8 calibration, JU-2 dead aftertouch and occasional chorus cut-outs).

The only thing I really need is some DMX voice cards / chips - the electronic kick and snare and the conga, and then I'd replace the shaker with cowbell as was available on one of the voice cards. Cards would be easier to switch in and out than chips would. That should give me the Simmons-style drums and LinnDrum-style percussion I'm missing.

Of course, I have no Moog or string machine (or room for either)...
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Re: Dream Synth(s)

Post by ppg_wavecomputer » Wed May 29, 2013 10:51 am

shaft9000 wrote:
ppg_wavecomputer wrote:Not sure whether I´d actually pay that much for a Polychrome, though -- the chorus is nice, the rest is sub-standard.
How much is that much? I don't know where to begin pricing one...i've seen anywhere from $500 to over 3000GBP(!!) for a fully working model

as for "sub-standard"... don't care about any of that.
this is a dream synth and the point is nothing else makes for a sound quite like it...those vocal textures...that phaser arrangement. irrational lust abounds.[...]
I found the phaser a bit lacking (perhaps because I´m used to the one on the PE-2000) but you´re right, the vocal patch is quite spooky and probably the reason why one would want to buy a Polychrome. The strings and harpsichords etc. are a bit like the Crumar Multiman-S/Orchestrator or Elka Rhapsody 610 variety, i. e. easier to replace.

I wish I hadn´t sold mine in a haste. Paid 300 Euro for it. Realistically, I´d buy one again if it was priced between, say, 750 and 1,250 Euro. Anything beyond that is a bit... well, "what the madman forks out for it", as the Dutch say.

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Re: Dream Synth(s)

Post by Bitexion » Wed May 29, 2013 11:24 am

DesolationBlvd wrote:Looking at what I have, I think I'm set once I get everything working (OB-Xa screwiness, JP-8 calibration, JU-2 dead aftertouch and occasional chorus cut-outs).

The only thing I really need is some DMX voice cards / chips - the electronic kick and snare and the conga, and then I'd replace the shaker with cowbell as was available on one of the voice cards. Cards would be easier to switch in and out than chips would. That should give me the Simmons-style drums and LinnDrum-style percussion I'm missing.

Of course, I have no Moog or string machine (or room for either)...
That's great, you're on your way to become the next big pop producer, making Spandau Ballets followup album probably, and ..oh wait, that was 30 years ago. :shock:

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