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which namm news are on your wishlist now?
#3024512 01/19/20 11:28 AM
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which namm news are on your wishlist now?

for me itz:
korg arp 2600 full size - but damn! they are sold out.
the denon dj players sc6000 and the new denon dj mixer
korg wavestate
erica synths desktop bassline

so who is robbing some banks with me?


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zZounds was taking orders for Korg ARP 2600 when I checked with them Friday afternoon, so I put in an order with them. This is the biggest and costliest synth I've ever purchased, but after some research and contemplation, I'm convinced I will indeed use it quite a lot, unlike the Moog Voyager that I once owned but never really used.



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I really enjoyed playing the Korg Arp 2600, but now I am hearing Behringer will be doing a Eurorack version of it, so in this case I may be interested. The ASM Hydrasynth- I stopped by to check out the polyAT keyboard (which was nice for a synth keybed), but was actually surprised at how good and versatile it sounded. At $799 for the desktop, it may be hard to resist. Finally, I have always liked the Roland Jupiter8 and MKS-70/JX-10, but have always been somewhat wary of their VA approach. However:


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dr walker #3024690 01/20/20 04:46 PM
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yeah. the xm is lovely!
what a pity the keys are so small.
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Any keyboard product without full size keys is a dealkiller for me.

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dr walker #3024717 01/20/20 06:22 PM
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but jupiter x - the huge version so way too expensive for me.
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Because I rarely charge this much to my credit card, my first attempt at buying the KARP 2600 was flagged by the issuer and declined. I called zZounds and asked to cancel and do another order on their installment plan.

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The Real MC #3024821 01/21/20 07:16 AM
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Originally Posted by The Real MC
Any keyboard product without full size keys is a dealkiller for me.
I agree, but in this case I would think of it more as a desktop module with some minikeys attached.

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Originally Posted by Marzzz
I really enjoyed playing the Korg Arp 2600, but now I am hearing Behringer will be doing a Eurorack version of it, so in this case I may be interested.

Well, that didn't take long...


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yeah. but the behringer looks terrible and the first sounddemos sound terrible...

for sure i wll go for a korg arp 2600.


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Erica synth 303, Modal argon 8 desktop, korg 2600

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The behringer policy is terrible

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dr walker #3024986 01/22/20 02:36 AM
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Zzounds canceled my KARP 2600 order on me, stating it was "unavailable". Well, why'd you guys take my order then?

Going to spend more time with my MS-20 Mini and Lyra-8 instead.

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yeah. the korg 2600 full size is sold out.
but i heared rumors that soon are more available.

and yes. it doesn t hurt to spend more time with gear which is already sitting in our studios and waiting
desperately to be fingered.


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I got on the waitlist at Sweetwater for a KARP 2600.

Each piece of gear that I have has its speciality, something it can do that complements the others. Also, I was inspired by this Alessandro Cortini, even though there's no ARP 2600 in sight. He has a room full of gear, but he focuses on one at a time, looking for inspiration from that particular instrument via a dialogue. I relate to that in how I interact with my Lyra-8, MS-20, etc. - a one on one conversation with each.



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Korg WaveState grabbed my attention - now, if I only had $800 I could drop on a new toy. I don't even want to ask how much the new 6-Operator FM Synth is, or I may have to start casing banks with Dr. Walker.


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Originally Posted by Winston Psmith
Korg WaveState grabbed my attention - now, if I only had $800 I could drop on a new toy. I don't even want to ask how much the new 6-Operator FM Synth is, or I may have to start casing banks with Dr. Walker.

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The Elephant was missing at Namm. I guess the Osmose demo was so hammered by artist demos, it was no longer fit to be seen in public. Analog remakes are spawning like mice, which is good, but even the new ones are old news. Osmose is an earthquake, and the synth inside might be really something too.

TY for great Alessandro Cortini link.

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Originally Posted by svensyntetics
The behringer policy is terrible

I know. Who buys this crap?
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I'm not sure who kills more chinese workers Apple or Behringer. But we would never buy anything from these people.

I think I read Uli is responsible for OS Catalina.

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