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GOT GEAR?
« on: May 07, 2008, 03:30:06 PM »
Thought I'd try my luck over here: ;D
Since I am rebuilding my studio arsenal, I thought I'd see if anyone has anything for sale in the way of gear.
I'm not interested in guitars, bass, or flutes, etc. Got those covered.
I'm more interested in pedals, synth/sequencer, drum machine, fx, or other electronic noisemakers/noisechangers. I'm not looking for mammoth synth stuff like a Virus TI or Korg Triton, the smaller the better.

Drop me a line and let me know what you've got and pricing -  surgerysauce@hotmail.com

Thanks,
.b


edit - i fixed the email link...  jkn
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Re: GOT GEAR?
« Reply #1 on: May 24, 2008, 03:44:08 PM »
The smaller the better you say? Try the Chimera bc16 miniature patch synthesizer.



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« Reply #2 on: May 30, 2008, 02:50:50 AM »
Looks like I might've spoke too soon about this little synth. I just checked out a thread on it over at Vintage Synth Explorer and it seems quite a few buyers have been waiting a long time, some since January, and still haven't received their Chimera yet. 

It looks like fun to toy with though. Could be great for coffee house gigs, commuting on the bus, train or long jet flights.

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« Reply #3 on: May 30, 2008, 05:49:39 PM »
Some how I am not sure bringing something that looks like it could be a homemade bomb on an airplane is such a great idea  ::)

You should have seen the looks on security when I took my Korg Wavedrum as a carry on through Holland and Germany...

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« Reply #4 on: May 30, 2008, 07:19:53 PM »


While we're talking small synth/doodads. I'm quite in love with my Kaossilator -
so it's not for sale but they're pretty reasonable new. Maybe not the greatest for ambient music -
although add a stereo volume pedal and and some verb/delay/whatever & you're getting there.
I bring mine on the bus/subway to and from work and make various loopy grooves and solo away
on top. Great fun and you must get very Zen about the results, because it has no memory.
(Sometimes I can sample my homebound loop into my Kaoss Pad 3.)
I've tried it live now and it will remain part of my regular live setup.



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« Reply #5 on: May 31, 2008, 10:59:22 AM »
Some how I am not sure bringing something that looks like it could be a homemade bomb on an airplane is such a great idea  ::)

You should have seen the looks on security when I took my Korg Wavedrum as a carry on through Holland and Germany...

Paul

Good point. I remember reading about Chris Franke crossing the border in Germany, I think, carrying an EMS SynthA or something like that, I believe, back in the 70s and had an interesting time trying to explain what it was. I wonder how many little synth do-dads have been chucked into shampoo bins over the years?

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Re: GOT GEAR?
« Reply #6 on: May 31, 2008, 10:46:57 PM »
Another cool small portable virtual synth system - 2 Korg MS-10s and a small drum machine
in a Nintendo DS. Odds are better that they won't hassle you about your Nintendo at the airport.


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Re: GOT GEAR?
« Reply #7 on: June 02, 2008, 03:27:46 PM »
Another cool small portable virtual synth system - 2 Korg MS-10s and a small drum machine
in a Nintendo DS. Odds are better that they won't hassle you about your Nintendo at the airport.




Wow, I want one of these.  A little googling tells me this will be released this summer, will cost $50-60, but will not support midi.  Pretty nifty though.  Imagine giving a concert with a DS or two on the table, along with a mixer, and a laptop for FX and other sound sources.
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Re: GOT GEAR?
« Reply #8 on: June 05, 2008, 11:08:58 AM »
Another cool small portable virtual synth system - 2 Korg MS-10s and a small drum machine
in a Nintendo DS. Odds are better that they won't hassle you about your Nintendo at the airport.




Wow, I want one of these.  A little googling tells me this will be released this summer, will cost $50-60, but will not support midi.  Pretty nifty though.  Imagine giving a concert with a DS or two on the table, along with a mixer, and a laptop for FX and other sound sources.


$50-$60 dollars sounds amazingly cheap. If it sounds good it could be a real bargain

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Re: GOT GEAR?
« Reply #9 on: June 05, 2008, 12:16:26 PM »
Well, it's $50-60 for just the software cartridge -- you have to already own a Nintendo DS!
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Re: GOT GEAR?
« Reply #10 on: June 05, 2008, 12:32:07 PM »
Well, it's $50-60 for just the software cartridge -- you have to already own a Nintendo DS!

aha, just showing my lack of games console savvy ;D

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Re: GOT GEAR?
« Reply #11 on: June 05, 2008, 01:58:49 PM »
I've been watching sale prices for DSs - about $130CN in Toronto sometimes. (The hidden price.)

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Re: GOT GEAR?
« Reply #12 on: June 16, 2008, 01:18:56 PM »
Speaking of toy-looking electronic music gear, and Korg...



Korg really wants you to downsize your studio with its new lineup of miniature controllers, dubbed the nanoSeries.

Link:
http://www.engadget.com/2008/06/13/korgs-nanoseries-shrinks-your-music-studio/
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Re: GOT GEAR?
« Reply #13 on: June 19, 2008, 09:55:58 PM »
Speaking of toy-looking electronic music gear, and Korg...



Korg really wants you to downsize your studio with its new lineup of miniature controllers, dubbed the nanoSeries.

Link:
http://www.engadget.com/2008/06/13/korgs-nanoseries-shrinks-your-music-studio/


That little keyboard looks suspiciously like Casio VL-Tone from the good old days.  The controllers to the right almost look Serge-like.  Very nice.

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Re: GOT GEAR?
« Reply #14 on: July 14, 2008, 10:52:37 AM »
I have a used Roland MC-505 for sale if you're interested. I'm the 2nd owner of the groovebox and it comes with original manuals and power cord. I also have the RAM maxed out on it.

Peace,

Jim

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Now that I've got gear...
« Reply #15 on: July 17, 2008, 12:46:13 PM »
I'd better make a post that I am no longer actively buying gear. I appreciate everyone who has made offers and deals, but I've just made the last purchase I can do for some time. Maybe this could be a free-for-all for other gear geeks here?

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Re: GOT GEAR?
« Reply #16 on: July 17, 2008, 01:20:11 PM »
I'm still lusting over the Komplete + Kore combo that's going on right now - $999 for both.   

And I'm lusting over the STG Labs Wave Folder ( http://stgsoundlabs.com/products/wave_folder_mu.htm ) for my modular.  Oh what a lovely looking beast that is!   (it helps if you look up the youtube demos of it...)

I'm not buying either until several other financial concerns get well in hand...

1)   I just switched to being paid monthly after being paid bi-weekly for about 15 years.
2)   I'm still waiting for all the bills to roll in from my surgery... yick.
3)   I owe a healthy chunk of change on my roof - $7,500 to round it off nicely
4)   We're getting a new bed, and I doubt our warranty claim for our old one will go through

Komplete is what I really want, but I'm fairly certain that will trigger a need for a new computer as well... it's a never ending cycle!

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Re: GOT GEAR?
« Reply #17 on: July 17, 2008, 08:05:52 PM »
I'm still lusting over the Komplete + Kore combo that's going on right now - $999 for both.   


Let me dampen your lust for at least the Kore part. I had one and was never really that happy with it. It just never lived up to my expectations, half the features I bought it for never really worked the way I wanted it to. It seems now to be an excuse for you to spend money now buying presets from NI.  If anyone is interested its up on ebay right now:

http://cgi.ebay.com/KORE-BY-NATIVE-INSTRUMENTS-WITH-KORE-2-SOFTWARE_W0QQitemZ300241946971QQcmdZViewItem?hash=item300241946971&_trksid=p3286.m14.l1318
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« Reply #18 on: July 18, 2008, 06:00:28 AM »
Thanks for that - although I've seen a ton of bad reviews of Kore (as well as a few good ones).   My primary lust is Komplete - which normally sells for $999 - the Kore bit is a bonus freebie... :)

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Re: GOT GEAR?
« Reply #19 on: July 18, 2008, 06:32:04 AM »
Well remember, Komplete has been featured here & there recently, without Kore, for $699.  So that makes Kore not quite a freebie, at $999 for the two.
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