What was the first song you learned on your first synth?

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What was the first song you learned on your first synth?

Post by Thunderkyss » Sat Jul 05, 2014 6:44 am

& what synth was it?

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Re: What was the first song you learned on your first synth?

Post by Black Tomorrow » Sat Jul 05, 2014 7:46 am

My first synth was a Moog Rogue. First song I learned was The Cars' "Just What I Needed"
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Re: What was the first song you learned on your first synth?

Post by Mesmerised » Sat Jul 05, 2014 9:27 am

"Lullaby" by The Cure - on a Roland D-10. :)

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Re: What was the first song you learned on your first synth?

Post by the synthman » Sat Jul 05, 2014 10:14 am

Are "friends" electric? - Gary Numan, on an EKO P-15

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Post by sentientprogram » Sat Jul 05, 2014 10:18 am

God Lives Underwater - Rearranged

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Re: What was the first song you learned on your first synth?

Post by Psy_Free » Sat Jul 05, 2014 10:49 am

Bach's Toccata & Fugue in D-Minor on the Casio VL-1.
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Post by Broadwave » Sat Jul 05, 2014 11:03 am

Psi Power - Hawklords :oops:

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Re: What was the first song you learned on your first synth?

Post by zoomtheline » Sat Jul 05, 2014 11:18 am

Can't believe i'm the first one posting this. Axel F on a PSS460 aged 8 ha.

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Post by Kenneth » Sat Jul 05, 2014 2:06 pm

Kraftwerk- Pocket Calculator

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Re: What was the first song you learned on your first synth?

Post by elsquirrel » Sat Jul 05, 2014 2:38 pm

Goldberg variations - bee gees rhythm machine

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Re: What was the first song you learned on your first synth?

Post by genshi » Sat Jul 05, 2014 3:11 pm

The first synth I bought myself was a brand new (at the time, obviously) Sequential Circuits Prophet 600. I also got a Roland TR-909 as a gift from my Dad around the same time which I was slightly disappointed with because I really wanted the Linn Drum my neighbor had, and at the time, the TR-909 was just a cheap toy compared to "real" drum machines (lol.)

Anyway, the songs I did were all original until the following year when I bought the Ensoniq Mirage and did my first cover song, Gary Numan's "Complex" which I recently found on an old cassette! Just now uploaded it to Soundcloud for you all to cringe to enjoy (I may regret this. :oops: ) All recorded direct to a Clarion 4-Track Cassette Recorder in 1984. Bad vocals sung using a cheap Radio Shack mic -



This was the setup at the time (around 1985-86 in this photo) -

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Re: What was the first song you learned on your first synth?

Post by synthroom » Sat Jul 05, 2014 3:28 pm

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Re: What was the first song you learned on your first synth?

Post by madmarkmagee » Sat Jul 05, 2014 4:11 pm

genshi wrote:The first synth I bought myself was a brand new (at the time, obviously) Sequential Circuits Prophet 600. I also got a Roland TR-909 as a gift from my Dad around the same time which I was slightly disappointed with because I really wanted the Linn Drum my neighbor had, and at the time, the TR-909 was just a cheap toy compared to "real" drum machines (lol.)

Anyway, the songs I did were all original until the following year when I bought the Ensoniq Mirage and did my first cover song, Gary Numan's "Complex" which I recently found on an old cassette! Just now uploaded it to Soundcloud for you all to cringe to enjoy (I may regret this. :oops: ) All recorded direct to a Clarion 4-Track Cassette Recorder in 1984. Bad vocals sung using a cheap Radio Shack mic -



This was the setup at the time (around 1985-86 in this photo) -

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Very interesting post. :thumbsup:

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Re: What was the first song you learned on your first synth?

Post by calaverasgrande » Sat Jul 05, 2014 5:17 pm

I've never really been interested in learning songs. I prefer to just play. the first patch I ever did was the UFO patch from the mg1 manual. back in the 80s I was always nerding out in radio shack.
I was disappointed because it did not sound like "Close Encounters" at all.
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Re: What was the first song you learned on your first synth?

Post by CfNorENa » Sat Jul 05, 2014 6:04 pm

Axel F on an M1. 1980s for the win!

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