Akai Analogue Polysynth: Timbre Wolf

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Re: Akai Analogue Polysynth: Timbre Wolf

Post by Walter Ego » Fri Jan 23, 2015 2:59 am

The TOM CAT sounds kinda cool. I like the snare.
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Re: Akai Analogue Polysynth: Timbre Wolf

Post by ronP » Fri Jan 23, 2015 3:10 am

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:) :)

Timbre Wolf clever and dope of name. I perceive a Mono/Poly for this generation on what may be a 2.0 kind of sonic instrumentation wave where AKAI seeks to position in 2015 where KORG and the Mono/Poly were in 1981.

Promising. The complexity of contrast and color scheme and knob layout adds to the crowded field feel still conveyed by the Mono/Poly's polyphony of knobs and flick switches.

I must add I expressed pleasure at another established company's return to truncated analogue keysynths. I remain more excited by the new line of instruments from AKAI.

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Re: Akai Analogue Polysynth: Timbre Wolf

Post by Tacowitch » Fri Jan 23, 2015 3:36 am

I keep clicking on that video thinking, "Maybe... Maybe it'll sound different this time" and it never does.

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Re: Akai Analogue Polysynth: Timbre Wolf

Post by Hybrid88 » Fri Jan 23, 2015 5:25 am

Oh wow, that was looking ok till I watched the videos :shock:

Terrible sound, dude thinks it needs to stabilise to be in tune, give me a break. Thing just plain sucks.

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Re: Akai Analogue Polysynth: Timbre Wolf

Post by ninja6485 » Fri Jan 23, 2015 5:31 am

Well, the next time someone logs on and asks for an analog polysynth for $500, NOW we have a recommendation! I like how the voices are independent like an Oberheim 4 voice.
This looks like a psychotropic reaction. No wonder it's so popular...

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Re: Akai Analogue Polysynth: Timbre Wolf

Post by Chewy » Fri Jan 23, 2015 5:56 am

I just looked at this thread, read it in order. I saw the picture and was like "looks kinda cool, please let this at least be sort of good." Then I saw the video... :facepalm:

Cheap does not have to mean lame. Dammit, Akai.
Walter Ego wrote:The TOM CAT sounds kinda cool. I like the snare.
I just learned of its existence now, from this thread. No weird a*s bass synth, and now there's a clap!? I like my claps, so I'll have to look into it. Gonna check youtube for any videos!

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Re: Akai Analogue Polysynth: Timbre Wolf

Post by Cybercardinal » Fri Jan 23, 2015 1:01 pm

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Re: Akai Analogue Polysynth: Timbre Wolf

Post by Chewy » Fri Jan 23, 2015 8:41 pm

^ extremely fruity

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Re: Akai Analogue Polysynth: Timbre Wolf

Post by Aaron2 » Fri Jan 23, 2015 9:03 pm

I agree that the thing sounds wretched. Even when given five minutes by Sonic State, he couldn't make the thing sound good. Of course, in order to really judge the sound, we'll need to see some good demos by enthusiasts and musicians. "Dan from AKAI" is just a marketing person, I think. He's not much of a musician.


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Re: Akai Analogue Polysynth: Timbre Wolf

Post by SSquirrel » Fri Jan 23, 2015 9:16 pm

Cybercardinal wrote:Image
That was way funnier than it had any right to be. Hope Akai gives you credit when they put one out :)

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Re: Akai Analogue Polysynth: Timbre Wolf

Post by Stab Frenzy » Sat Jan 24, 2015 2:30 am

ronP wrote:Timbre Wolf clever and dope of name.
It's a pity that the pun only works if you can't pronounce timbre correctly.

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Re: Akai Analogue Polysynth: Timbre Wolf

Post by calaverasgrande » Sat Jan 24, 2015 2:41 am

Stab Frenzy wrote:
ronP wrote:Timbre Wolf clever and dope of name.
It's a pity that the pun only works if you can't pronounce timbre correctly.
here we go with this east coast vs west coast stuff.
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Re: Akai Analogue Polysynth: Timbre Wolf

Post by Stab Frenzy » Sat Jan 24, 2015 3:20 am

What east coast vs west coast stuff? The word timbre is pronounced "tamber" everywhere, that's the way you say it. This is not a tomayto tomarto situation where some people have been saying it wrong so long we just let them have their whacky way of talking. There are people who pronounce it correctly, and people who've only ever seen in written down. :idea:

Wait, are you saying Tupac and Biggy were shot because they were arguing about how to pronounce timbre?

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Re: Akai Analogue Polysynth: Timbre Wolf

Post by Aaron2 » Sat Jan 24, 2015 3:43 am

Stab Frenzy wrote:Wait, are you saying Tupac and Biggy were shot because they were arguing about how to pronounce timbre?
That's the word on the street. ;) To be fair to Akai, though, it's sort of a visual pun, if you will. "Timbre" looks a lot like "Timber."

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