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Re: Analogue Solutions Collosus...

Postby Arpangel » Thu Oct 17, 2019 9:15 am

Ben Asaro wrote:Just dropping by this thread to say that I still really want to see this synth in real life. :)

Don't, you'll want one.
There is no doubt, this is a beautiful thing, but.....sonically there are a lot of other, cheaper options that will get you to the same place, this is a statement, and not necessarily a musical one.
If you can imagine, a company decided to make an exact replica of a Ferrari F50, right down to the last detail, and the driving experience is exactly the same, and, it's cheaper than an original. Who's going to buy it? It's not a Ferrari, and it still costs a lot to the average punter, £100,000 instead of £500,000, but it's still a lot, and you still don't own a Ferrari.
I'd feel the same way about the Collosus.
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Re: Analogue Solutions Collosus...

Postby Andy Cobley » Thu Oct 31, 2019 9:35 pm

Reminds me of:

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Re: Analogue Solutions Collosus...

Postby Hugh Robjohns » Thu Oct 31, 2019 9:46 pm

:D it's supposed to....
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Re: Analogue Solutions Collosus...

Postby Andy Cobley » Thu Oct 31, 2019 10:00 pm

BTW I spotted that Synthi 100 at the Athens conservatoire:

https://www.athensconservatoire.gr/%CF%89%CE%B4%CE%B5%CE%B9%CE%BF%CE%BD-%CE%B1%CE%B8%CE%B7%CE%BD%CF%89%CE%BD/get-know-athens-conservatoire/

Just sat in a room used for teaching small children music. I believe it was restored a few years ago and is still used for teaching and performance.
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Re: Analogue Solutions Collosus...

Postby Martin Walker » Fri Nov 01, 2019 10:45 pm

Andy Cobley wrote:BTW I spotted that Synthi 100 at the Athens conservatoire:

Just sat in a room used for teaching small children music. I believe it was restored a few years ago and is still used for teaching and performance.

Sounds like a bit of a waste to me Andy - they could at least hire it out to visiting composers/gearheads :headbang:


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Re: Analogue Solutions Collosus...

Postby Andy Cobley » Tue Nov 05, 2019 8:44 pm

I think they do let others use it, I was on a quick visit so didn't have time to investigate further. If anyones in Athens they should check it out.
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Re: Analogue Solutions Collosus...

Postby Martin Walker » Tue Nov 05, 2019 10:35 pm

That does make more sense! :thumbup:
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Re: Analogue Solutions Collosus...

Postby Arpangel » Thu Nov 07, 2019 10:56 am

Trouble is I'd need to stay for at least a couple of weeks to really get my head around it.
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Re: Analogue Solutions Collosus...

Postby Martin Walker » Thu Nov 07, 2019 5:15 pm

Arpangel wrote:Trouble is I'd need to stay for at least a couple of weeks to really get my head around it.

Couldn't you use one of those matrix-style bullet camera setups to get your head around it more quickly, and then study the playback in slo-mo? :beamup:


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Re: Analogue Solutions Collosus...

Postby Arpangel » Fri Nov 08, 2019 9:02 am

Martin Walker wrote:
Arpangel wrote:Trouble is I'd need to stay for at least a couple of weeks to really get my head around it.

Couldn't you use one of those matrix-style bullet camera setups to get your head around it more quickly, and then study the playback in slo-mo? :beamup:


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If they sold it they would raise enough money to build a nice computer based music studio.....

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