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Your Latest Purchase (music related)
#2674444 03/21/15 08:00 PM
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I'll start this one. I just acquired a K2000 for $300. She sounds awesome! Ain't exactly bad lookin' either!

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We just talking keyboards? Last keyboard purchase was a Kronos 61 a few years ago when they first came out,

My most recent music related purchase was a Radial ProD2 and a Boss tuner pedal.....for gigs subbing in on keys and guitar so I don't have to drag out my rack.


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J. Dead #2674454 03/21/15 09:09 PM
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Had some Amazon gift cards burning a hole in my virtual wallet so I picked up a Volca Beats last week. Fun little thing for what it is.

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A Korg Volca Bass. The sound is nice but the limited number of pattern saves and swing makes it useless for me as a stand alone. If I had it to do again I would not buy it.

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I am waiting patiently for the Roland JD-Xi and the Akai Advance 61 controller, both rolled out at the NAMM show and both due this spring.


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Last keyboard was my Rhodes. cool

Last musical gear purchase was an MXR Analog Chorus pedal for my Mopho.

Last albums purchased were Kendrick Lamar's "To Pimp A Butterfly" and John Stetch's "Off With The Cuffs".

Last purchase was a bottle of Coca-Cola.


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Originally Posted By: MAJUSCULE
Last purchase was a bottle of Coca-Cola.


Actually, I just bought a 12-pack of Coca-Cola.


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Picked up a quick release adaptor for my Rode mic clip, because I was tired of them getting damaged, at $15+ per clip:



Now I don't know how I ever did without it.


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Leslie 122 console connector kit to hook up my 63 C-3 and parts to rebuild 2 leslie motor stacks.


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and parts to rebuild 2 leslie motor stacks.


Wow! Sound like a fun project - maybe some pics when you get to it? smile

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If this counts, I accepted a Korg R3 as payment for some mixing work I did. Gotta luv the barter system!


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It's been a little bit of Christmas in March this year. In the past few weeks:

- New laptop for the studio: Lenovo ThinkPad W540
- New iPad Air 2 64GB for music and other stuff
- New Roland RD-800 for the studio

I have to go practice now.


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Originally Posted By: Rusty Mike

- New laptop for the studio: Lenovo ThinkPad W540


I remember you talking about a new laptop a while back. How do you like it?

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I bought a bubble machine.


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Originally Posted By: CEB
I bought a bubble machine.

Seriously or are you making fun of mine? smile

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I got some gaffer tape. A couple 1/4" connectors.

A 6ft mic cable. Some cleaner for my in-ear monitors.

Some mixer board tape to mark my two FC7s.

Finally, the Ashby FC7 adapter for use with my FA-08 (once I get the replacement)

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I pre-ordered the new Muse album

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Read my sig!

Seriously, just some cables to run to/from the CPS SS & B1200D.


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A faulty sustain pedal which I need to return tomorrow.

Will likely pick up a few velcro coils or something similar to make my own mini-snake too. Ever since throwing the MG06 into my rig the area behind my setup has turned into spaghetti junction.

Will also get one of these within the next week or so. Borrowed our old bassist's for a set just to try it out and I loved it. It's for guitars, but sits at the perfect height for me.



EDIT: Also getting a free Roland XP80 this week from my wife's old boss. Happy days.

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Korg Module and Galileo apps for iPad, neither of which I have used beyond the initial few hours of exploration.


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Originally Posted By: DulceLabs.com
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I bought a bubble machine.

Seriously or are you making fun of mine? smile


No I bought a Chauvet. But it does not put out as massive bubble output as my old one. My avatar is a product of my old bubble machine Cool but it makes a mess.

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Originally Posted By: CEB
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I bought a bubble machine.

Seriously or are you making fun of mine? smile


No I bought a Chauvet. But it does not put out as massive bubble output as my old one. My avatar is a product of my old bubble machine Cool but it makes a mess.


HAHA! I just posted this on my FB today so I thought maybe you saw and was winding me up. Well then - we are bubble brothers! cheers

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Originally Posted By: DulceLabs.com
Originally Posted By: Rusty Mike

- New laptop for the studio: Lenovo ThinkPad W540


I remember you talking about a new laptop a while back. How do you like it?


Thanks for asking. Once I settled the Mac/PC thing, the decision itself was pretty easy.

As with any computer, integrating took a little bit of work, but it all works great now. It's got a 4-core i7 and a 7200RPM hard drive (no SSD yet - maybe in the coming months), so it handles everything very well. The old laptop really coughed and sputtered with VSTs and ASIO drivers, so this is a real pleasure. I use a Steinberg UR22 interface, and it all sounds great. I'm very happy with the choice.

I think I mentioned this before, but my priorities were speed, I/O and screen size. It never leaves the studio, so weight and portability are not a concern. Being in the "workstation replacement" category of laptops, it relatively large compared to the newer stuff, but I like the 15" display. I also drive a 22" external monitor to extend the work area.

I got an employee discount on it, but I wouldn't call it the deal of a lifetime. It was less expensive than a lower spec'd more portable laptop. I plan to use it a pretty long time (like I did with the last one), so the cost over the long haul will be justified.


I forgot to mention that I also got a ZOOM R16 as a Christmas gift. It's a great tool for recording the live band rehearsals and performances.


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Second tier for my K&M Omega stand
Having my Wurly's action regulated


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Originally Posted By: Doc Tonewheel

Having my Wurly's action regulated



awsome Doc. Wanting to do this for mine also. Are you going to use Retrolinear?


A reason why I collect old keyboards is that I feel partly responsible for doing it, responsible for preserving history and being a custodian for these things
Plus, old gear has a story. I like that.
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Originally Posted By: DulceLabs.com
Originally Posted By: CEB
I bought a bubble machine.

Seriously or are you making fun of mine? smile


Scott, I might have to jump on your train. I've always dug your Stitch bubble machine. If I find one, I'm gonna buy it. I'll let you know if I do.


A reason why I collect old keyboards is that I feel partly responsible for doing it, responsible for preserving history and being a custodian for these things
Plus, old gear has a story. I like that.
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Originally Posted By: davedoerfler
Originally Posted By: Doc Tonewheel

Having my Wurly's action regulated



awsome Doc. Wanting to do this for mine also. Are you going to use Retrolinear?


You bet! Tim's the man!!


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