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vintage synths anybody?

Postby mylesgm » Fri Apr 23, 2010 6:05 pm

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Postby Thirteen » Fri Apr 23, 2010 6:18 pm

Wow, the biggest collection of oversized useless dinosaurs I have ever seen outside of the Australian Parliament.
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Postby a.d.a.m. baby » Fri Apr 23, 2010 8:30 pm

LOL yeah it would be pretty hard to wax poetic over any of that lot.... maybe the Prophet...
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Postby Futureman » Fri Apr 23, 2010 8:37 pm

a.d.a.m. baby wrote: maybe the Prophet...


And the Korg Sigma... such a horrible synth that is fantastic!
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Postby jkhuri44 » Fri Apr 23, 2010 8:38 pm

Futureman wrote:
a.d.a.m. baby wrote: maybe the Prophet...


And the Korg Sigma... such a horrible synth that is fantastic!


man, if i was there, i'd probably be dumb enough to buy that shit...i love cheese.
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Postby Futureman » Fri Apr 23, 2010 8:42 pm

jkhuri44 wrote:man, if i was there, i'd probably be dumb enough to buy that shit...i love cheese.


Don't worry, I'd be fighting you for it.
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Postby NYMo » Sat Apr 24, 2010 10:55 am

Hi there,

Be worth it just to buy and then set them all on fire !

Look good in somebody's videos !

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Postby no-fi » Sun Apr 25, 2010 10:14 pm

pffft!!! all this hating.

but I know you all secretly want to buy my old sigma from me.

yes.
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Postby wez » Sun Apr 25, 2010 11:11 pm

no-fi wrote:pffft!!! all this hating.

but I know you all secretly want to buy my old sigma from me.

yes.


ummm, is that a korg sigma or a mitsubishi sigma? if it's a korg PM me ;-)
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Postby no-fi » Mon Apr 26, 2010 1:34 pm

nobody needs to buy a mitsubishi sigma. you can get exactly the same effect of owning one by pouring a big bottle of oil all over your driveway, and getting the bus everywhere.

heh... as for my korg sigma - now I need to work out if I actually want to sell it or not. damn.
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Postby Futureman » Mon Apr 26, 2010 4:49 pm

no-fi wrote:... as for my korg sigma - now I need to work out if I actually want to sell it or not. damn.


Don't.

I love mine.. If it was good enough for Wakeman and Jarre and Emerson, it should be good enough for us.
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Postby wez » Mon Apr 26, 2010 5:12 pm

Futureman wrote:
no-fi wrote:... as for my korg sigma - now I need to work out if I actually want to sell it or not. damn.


Don't.

I love mine.. If it was good enough for Wakeman and Jarre and Emerson, it should be good enough for us.



ssssssshhhhhhhhhhhh.....
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Postby no-fi » Fri Apr 30, 2010 9:30 pm

Futureman wrote:Don't.


I dunno.. it's a hard choice. I do like it, but I just don't really ever use it. and to set it up for use would mean taking down something else, and there's nothing else in my studio i'd be happy to take down. maybe I just need to get a bigger studio?
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I love mine.. If it was good enough for Wakeman and Jarre and Emerson, it should be good enough for us.


oooh... sounds valuable!

so what are they worth these days, anyway?
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Postby no-fi » Fri Apr 30, 2010 9:40 pm

no-fi wrote:
oooh... sounds valuable!

so what are they worth these days, anyway?
:-)


woah!

http://cgi.ebay.com.au/ws/eBayISAPI.dll ... 0385087689
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Postby Futureman » Sat May 01, 2010 2:54 pm

that seems about right.

I've got a heap of stuff that is better than the Sigma, and since rebuilding my studio, I haven't even got room for it either.
But whenever I plug it in and let loose with it, it always brings a smile. Such Raw viscous power.
I think part of it's charm is also the supreme expression you can get out of it with aftertouch and that cool filter and modulation / pitchbend joystick.

I think the Roland SH-1000 is in the same camp.. horrible synth on paper, but sounds frigging awesome. Very underated.

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Cheesy, but informative.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d3-P1DvjybY
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