Any cool stuff in Los Angeles for synthesizer freaks?

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Any cool stuff in Los Angeles for synthesizer freaks?

Post by Peopleunderthesun » Mon Mar 14, 2016 10:43 am

I'm going to LA in a few days and need to know what's good. Any suggestions?

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Re: Any cool stuff in Los Angeles for synthesizer freaks?

Post by Shanesaw » Mon Mar 14, 2016 6:34 pm

You could check out Noisebug in Pomona. Give him a call first though as they only do appointments these days.
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Re: Any cool stuff in Los Angeles for synthesizer freaks?

Post by commodorejohn » Mon Mar 14, 2016 8:05 pm

Are you driving or otherwise going to come within spitting distance of Berkely on the way? If so, I'd recommend dropping analoglsd a line and seeing if you can't get some time in at his studio. Lots of fun stuff there; I still need to go back and play around with the other half of the stuff I didn't get around to the first time I went.
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Post by Peopleunderthesun » Wed Mar 16, 2016 1:49 am

Very cool, I will look into Noisebug. I'm flying in so probably wont make it to Berkeley. Checked out the website though, looks pretty good. Thanks guys

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Re: Any cool stuff in Los Angeles for synthesizer freaks?

Post by elsongs » Thu Mar 17, 2016 10:10 pm

Peopleunderthesun wrote:I'm going to LA in a few days and need to know what's good. Any suggestions?
Perfect Circuit Audio in Burbank! It's a relatively new shop near Burbank Airport that has some vintage pieces and lots of modern desktop and modular synths. https://www.perfectcircuitaudio.com/

There's also Big City Music on Ventura Blvd in Studio City. Lots of modular and "boutique" synth stuff here. You need to make an appointment to visit: https://www.bigcitymusic.com/

If you're a vintage synth fan, you'll love Future Music in Highland Park: http://www.futuremusicstore.com/

We also are home of the flagship Guitar Center store in the country, on 7425 Sunset Blvd. The "Rock Walk" hall of fame in front of the store is a big tourist draw.

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