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September 11, 2008

Of the spheres

The 312 key Chromotone synthesizer is something to lust after. A snip at $1575 USD + shipping.

Though I confess my main aim in owning one would be to irritate people. The actual synthesizer I am after is the Arturia Origin, a hardware synth with swappable modules including my beloved CS-80. Though judging by their sample player, the manufacturers have yet to work out how to use it properly.

And I am still waiting for the EWQL Forbidden Planet sample-based soft synth.

"With no other collection can a user have alien vocal phrases echoing inside of a giant bronze bell."

Oh. Yes.

Related: Ladytron members give tips on using analog synthesizers. Mira Aroyo gives demonstration on her KORG MS 20.

Posted by Ghost of a flea at September 11, 2008 07:23 AM