The first thing you sampled

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Re: The first thing you sampled

Post by Pro5 » Sun Jul 19, 2009 6:49 am

Around 1988 I was kid in school, I borrowed a Casio SK-1 mini sampler keyboard for the summer hols.. now aside from the usual voice clips/possible burps.. which I do not remember, I DO remember sampling a short clip of Duran Duran's 'interlude one' from the Big Thing album of the same year - then playing it LOW to 'slow it down' and hear the actual 'song' (Which btw sounded catchy), not sure if it was a DD demo they didn't use or something else - but I remember re-using that sample in some stuff I was doing at the time (basic/naive/childish 'synth tapes' using the Casio HT-3000).

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Re: The first thing you sampled

Post by chrisrnps » Sat Oct 31, 2009 12:30 am

One of the first, if not the first, was an answering machine message from the neighbor calling in a noise complaint about our band - "this is your back door neighbor, and if you don't stop that, I'm going to call the police."

Of course we used it in a song.

He really did call the police, too. :shock: :roll:

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Re: The first thing you sampled

Post by balma » Mon Nov 02, 2009 5:45 pm

a burp on a CASIO SK-1 on my high school days

I don't know how much times this toy was used to sample burps, I can bet it was used also for farting. Maybe millions of times

So if you get a second handed one, be sure to give a nice cleanup to the mic
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Re: The first thing you sampled

Post by Dj Pound » Mon Nov 02, 2009 9:18 pm

chrisrnps wrote:One of the first, if not the first, was an answering machine message from the neighbor calling in a noise complaint about our band - "this is your back door neighbor, and if you don't stop that, I'm going to call the police."

Of course we used it in a song.

He really did call the police, too. :shock: :roll:
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Re: The first thing you sampled

Post by Syn303 » Mon Nov 02, 2009 10:00 pm

A Roland CR-78 onto a Revox B-77, so i could make tape loops.
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Re: The first thing you sampled

Post by man-009 » Sat Nov 07, 2009 3:18 am

a line from the movie predator...:) " theres something watching us...and it aint no man"

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Re: The first thing you sampled

Post by wiss » Sat Nov 07, 2009 3:28 am

testing, testing, testing, on a sk-1.....then a fart
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Re: The first thing you sampled

Post by Alex E » Sat Nov 07, 2009 11:44 pm

Amen Break when I acquired my Dad's Ensoniq EPS in Jan. 2007. I kinda wish I had brought it with me to California but I don't have room for it.
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Re: The first thing you sampled

Post by b3groover » Sun Nov 08, 2009 9:07 am

Yoozer wrote:If the answer is not burping or farting you don't have a sense of humor.
Or you're lying.

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Re: The first thing you sampled

Post by balma » Mon Nov 09, 2009 5:09 pm

wiss wrote:testing, testing, testing, on a sk-1.....then a fart

I told ya, if you get a SK 1 on ebay, give a nice obssessive cleaning to the onboard microphone.

100% sure somebody farted on it
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Re: The first thing you sampled

Post by Dj Pound » Tue Nov 10, 2009 4:46 am

man-009 wrote:a line from the movie predator...:) " theres something watching us...and it aint no man"
+1
Definetly one of my favorite movies for samples of all kinds.
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Re: The first thing you sampled

Post by braincandy » Tue Nov 10, 2009 6:10 am

I was 17 (high school) and got one of my female friends to make a (fake) sexual moan into some cheap mic into my EPS. I then amused her by playing chords with it.
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Re: The first thing you sampled

Post by mrfrisky330 » Tue Nov 10, 2009 9:15 am

Using 3 microphones a 4 way mixer and a Yamaha A3000 I did the definitive toilet flush :D

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Re: The first thing you sampled

Post by TrondC » Tue Nov 10, 2009 10:12 am

when I got my ESX, I took it to some friends. we had no idea what all the effects did, but we had tons of fun just adding a microphone, run it through the fx and see what happened :) I think some of the samples are still in there, like my friends whispering "Nosferatu", sounded absolutely insanely scary when we pitched it down and added some reverb and delay :p

oh, and the HORRIBLE beatboxing I tried to do.. god damn that sounded awful.. :lol:

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Re: The first thing you sampled

Post by Shreddie » Wed Nov 11, 2009 12:02 am

mrfrisky330 wrote:Using 3 microphones a 4 way mixer and a Yamaha A3000 I did the definitive toilet flush :D
:lol: I may have to try that!
TrondC wrote:oh, and the HORRIBLE beatboxing I tried to do.. god damn that sounded awful.. :lol:
A few weeks ago at a late night pissed up jam session at my brothers pub, I found out that I'm not actually too bad at beatboxing. People said it was good at the time but I thought they were taking the piss. It was only when I played back the recording I'd made on my mp3 player a few days later that I realised they weren't joking. I certainly wasn't as good as most of the pro guys out there but I was quite impressed with myself!

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