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how to vintage your synth

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Re: how to vintage your synth

Post by sigment » Thu Apr 02, 2015 6:36 pm

:---) even for satire, that is a bit much.

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Re: how to vintage your synth

Post by Yekuku » Thu Apr 02, 2015 6:46 pm

This is disturbing...
It is all about sharing...

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Re: how to vintage your synth

Post by sequentialsoftshock » Thu Apr 02, 2015 6:46 pm

f**k j**ka**.

I'm sure there are plenty of people who cannot afford a nice synthesizer who you could have sold to for a good price. :facepalm: :---) :---)
bonne chance

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Re: how to vintage your synth

Post by chimney chop » Thu Apr 02, 2015 7:00 pm

worst thing about this mindless destruction is that the video isn't funny in the slightest.

in the comments the guy states that those who don't find it funny don't have a sense of humor.

i guess if you think Gallagher is the standard by which all humor is measured then yeah, i don't have a sense of humor.

reminds me of the lyrics to a Destroyer song:

"thou shalt not make or take part in bad art"

i see myself avoiding rhythmicrobot for the rest of time.

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Re: how to vintage your synth

Post by Bitexion » Thu Apr 02, 2015 7:26 pm

But imagine those old record studios your own vintage synths have been standing in for years. Where noone went outside to smoke, and drank beer and smoked whatever while composing and recording. I bet every old synth has had a bottle of beer spilled in or on it at some point.

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Re: how to vintage your synth

Post by DesolationBlvd » Thu Apr 02, 2015 7:37 pm

Could have been a hilarious send-up of the "relic guitars" trend, if they chose something cheap and still in production, like a microKORG. You don't take an already-vintage instrument and beat it up.
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Re: how to vintage your synth

Post by Jabberwalky » Thu Apr 02, 2015 7:40 pm

Someone bring that dude back to the ward.

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Re: how to vintage your synth

Post by rhino » Thu Apr 02, 2015 9:21 pm

DAMN! All this time I've been doing it BACKWARDS!
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Re: how to vintage your synth

Post by Infinity Curve » Thu Apr 02, 2015 9:41 pm

Come on guys, that was at least a little bit funny.

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Re: how to vintage your synth

Post by megamanx » Thu Apr 02, 2015 11:47 pm

I guess it is making fun of guitar relicing and how stupid and pointless it is, but poor dx7 it didn't deserve that, no synth, or guitar deserve that, they need to age naturally.

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Re: how to vintage your synth

Post by Percivale » Fri Apr 03, 2015 1:43 am

I feel for the DX7.

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Re: how to vintage your synth

Post by Mr Knesh » Fri Apr 03, 2015 1:44 am

I worked at guitar center for many years, and not only does the "vintage-new guitar" trend exist but people OBSESS over that s**t. I like the video and feel that it states that "vintage must be better" mentality rather succinctly. Even synth players fall in to those lines of thought rather easily as well.

We don't know the situation with this particular DX7, and it may have been non-functional or malfunctioning to some degree prior to the video being made. Without more information I can't hold such harsh judgement over this person's destruction of a harsh, nasal sounding, difficult to program, synthesizer.

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Re: how to vintage your synth

Post by Stab Frenzy » Fri Apr 03, 2015 2:37 am

I thought that was pretty funny actually. The guy smashed up an old non-functional DX7 for lolz, who cares? If you want to complain about that kind of thing then NIN have smashed up heaps of perfectly functional DX7s just so a guy in his forties can appeal to angsty teenagers. Which one is the real crime?

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Re: how to vintage your synth

Post by Bitexion » Fri Apr 03, 2015 4:26 am

Probably not so much harm as you think, he's said in interviews that back then he'd check local craigslist for the venue area and buy up some old/broken synths if available. Then smash them to pieces on stage. Most of them weren't even functional. And ofc he'd never break his expensive gear. He wasn't in his fourties back in the 90s either. That's when they were breaking through and went through that The Downward Spiral period.

I can't really picture him smashing a $30,000 Buchla 200e these days :lol:

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