recordbot wrote: [...] I'll post pictures later, but yeah if he can just crack out all those Earth Wind and Fire songs on a few Jupiter 80s, sure he's touring so you want to use new gear for that, less risk of failure, easy backup if there is a failure, but he's making music and entertaining a crowd, if it was some Dave Smith board instead I'm sure he'd nail all those same sounds with that, [...]
EW&F is not exactly a band I would associate with highly complex synth textures and intricate synth programming -- in this case, almost anything would do the job.
There *is* a difference between Tangerine Dream
now and Tangerine Dream 1984
, however, and something tells me gear has got something to do with that.