Yamaha Reface

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Re: Yamaha Reface

Post by pflosi » Wed Sep 02, 2015 1:31 pm

Most interesting bit from that Amazona review: they seem to know that there'll be some bigger version of something... Soon-ish...

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Re: Yamaha Reface

Post by knolan » Wed Sep 02, 2015 2:23 pm

Interestingly the CP and YP sold out, immediately, at Thomann!

There's obviously big demand for those model.

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Re: Yamaha Reface

Post by meatballfulton » Wed Sep 02, 2015 3:30 pm

Combo organs are coming back but noone really knows why.
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Re: Yamaha Reface

Post by madtheory » Wed Sep 02, 2015 3:31 pm

scottrod wrote:He's joking guys...
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Re: Yamaha Reface

Post by tim gueguen » Fri Sep 04, 2015 11:51 pm

Finally saw the YC and CS in the flesh today at Long and McQuade. I'd probably need to spend a bit of time getting familiar with the CS to get a good sound out of it, but it sounded all right. The YC is obviously a bit easier to fiddle with, and I thought it sounded pretty good. I was listening through their internal speakers only, so they might sound a bit better through a proper sound system.

At the Canadian price, 500 bucks, Yamaha may have some work to do to get these to sell. For example if you're willing to spend another 120 bucks you can buy a Roland JDXi, and get considerably more sounds, a sequencer, arpeggiator, and drums. A new Microkorg is the same price, and although it may be dated it has presets. Then of course you have to throw in all the used stuff floating around that can do more things than the Refaces.
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Re: Yamaha Reface

Post by Solyaris » Tue Sep 08, 2015 12:39 am

Is the Yamaha DX "piano preset" iconic or something? Serious question. I've always hated it and thought that attitude had entered the collective unconscious, but these Yamaha Reface DX videos popping up have different people playing that preset with what appears to be a fond nostaliga that I had no clue existed.

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Re: Yamaha Reface

Post by Jabberwalky » Tue Sep 08, 2015 12:53 am

I think morons are discovering that preset, and using it as some sort of "false nostalgia" for a time when they weren't alive, and don't know how f**k lame it sounds.

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Re: Yamaha Reface

Post by Stab Frenzy » Tue Sep 08, 2015 1:20 am

Borrowed nostalgia for the unremembered 80s?

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Post by commodorejohn » Tue Sep 08, 2015 1:31 am

Right, it couldn't possibly be that people have a legitimate fondness for things you don't like...
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Re: Yamaha Reface

Post by Percivale » Tue Sep 08, 2015 1:37 am

Cannot really blame others for their non-existence. You might have brought up stuff in the past when you didn't exist before.
Jabberwalky wrote:I think morons are discovering that preset, and using it as some sort of "false nostalgia" for a time when they weren't alive, and don't know how f**k lame it sounds.

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Re: Yamaha Reface

Post by meatballfulton » Tue Sep 08, 2015 1:45 am

Solyaris wrote:Is the Yamaha DX "piano preset" iconic or something? ...what appears to be a fond nostaliga that I had no clue existed.
Hey, the wah-wah pedal and fuzz bass came back, so why not that stupid DX piano?
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Re: Yamaha Reface

Post by Solyaris » Tue Sep 08, 2015 3:36 am

commodorejohn wrote:Right, it couldn't possibly be that people have a legitimate fondness for things you don't like...
Maybe I'm being unfair, and I apologize to anyone who is fond of that preset. I've just noticed in at least a few videos that preset being the first they go to. It was surprising to me.

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Re: Yamaha Reface

Post by commodorejohn » Tue Sep 08, 2015 4:22 am

It wasn't directed at you so much as Jabber and Stab, for the record.
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Re: Yamaha Reface

Post by adamstan » Tue Sep 08, 2015 7:02 am

commodorejohn wrote:Right, it couldn't possibly be that people have a legitimate fondness for things you don't like...
THIS.

I genuinely love many of these "forbidden" sounds - DX Piano, SDSV drums (actually i want to build a clone), synth brasses etc etc. And "Fulltines" preset on DX7II is amazingly responsive patch, that is joy to play. Now crawling back under my rock.
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Re: Yamaha Reface

Post by Stab Frenzy » Tue Sep 08, 2015 8:15 am

commodorejohn wrote:It wasn't directed at you so much as Jabber and Stab, for the record.
I'm sorry you didn't get my little gag, no need to get nasty though. Just out of interest, where did I say I didn't like the DX7 piano sound?

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