Synths and You (the collection of opinions)

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Re: Synths and You (the collection of opinions)

Post by Music Bird » Sun Oct 27, 2019 2:27 pm

Updated
Questions:
1) The synth that made you want to play music:
Probably a Korg M-50 I saw a guy in a band playing.
2) Your first synth:
Casio SK1 or Yamaha MX49 followed by FL Studio and now 755 softsynths and then Korg Minilogue original.
3) The synth that has surprised you most:
Synth1. I thought i wouldn't like VSTs but Synth1 has great sounds that I've programmed. Same with SQ8L.
4) The synth that has disappointed you most:
Well maybe from trying it Serum. Too industrial and EDM to me.
5) The synth you love most:
Minilogue and General MIDI capable ROMplers.
6) The synth you've gigged with the most:
Yamaha MX49.
7) THE synth you really would like to own:
SC-88 or an 80s or 90s arranger or home keyboard.
8) Your newest synth:
OBXD by Disco DSP (VST Oberheim emulation)
9) The next synth you are going to buy:
Maybe a softsynth or a Behringer Odyssey or other analog monosynth.
10) The synth with the best filter:
Minilogue and SC-8850 tied.
11) Favorite synth manufacturer:
Roland, Korg, Yamaha, Technics and Casio tied.
Korg, Casio, Alesis, and Yamaha (Minilogue, WK-7600, SK-1, CT-X3000, SR-16, MX49)
FL Studio 12, VSTs, MIDI keyboard
Non synths include string, woodwind, percussion, and toys for SFX.

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Re: Synths and You (the collection of opinions)

Post by Doc Tonewheel » Sun Nov 17, 2019 3:48 am

1) The synth that made you want to play music:
Moog Minimoog (and Hammond organ)

2) Your first synth:
Moog Rogue

3) The synth that has surprised you most:
Nord Wave

4) The synth that has disappointed you most:
Alesis Andromeda

5) The synth you love most:
Yamaha CS-60

6) The synth you've gigged with the most:
Roland Juno-6

7) THE synth you really would like to own:
Yamaha CS-80

8) Your newest synth:
Korg Mono/Poly

9) The next synth you are going to buy:
Software, probably uhe Diva

10) The synth with the best filter:
Tie between Yamaha CS-60 and Moog Minimoog

11) Favorite synth manufacturer:
Korg
1975 Hammond A105/122RV, Yamaha N2 AvantGrand, Hohner Clavinet D6, vintage Moog Minimoog Model D, Yamaha CS-60, Korg Mono/Poly

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Re: Synths and You (the collection of opinions)

Post by synthRodriguez » Sat Dec 07, 2019 7:53 pm

1) The synth that made you want to play music:
Moog - Switched-On-Bach

2) Your first synth:
Yamaha CS-40M

3) The synth that has surprised you most:
Yamaha EX-5

4) The synth that has disappointed you most:
Prophet T8

5) The synth you love most:
Yamaha CS-70M

6) The synth you've gigged with the most:
MKS-80 Super Jupiter

7) THE synth you really would like to own:
Roland Jupiter 8

8) Your newest synth:
Yamaha Montage 8

9) The next synth you are going to buy:
None planned, will be sniffing the Jupiter X when it's released.

10) The synth with the best filter:
Memorymoog

11) Favorite synth manufacturer:
Yamaha. Consistently professional gear.

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