Gear Lust post

Discussion in 'Production' started by alz, Oct 20, 2013.

  1. alz

    alz compress to impress

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    Decided to create this so everyone can post and share the things they're either going to purchase, or would purchase if and when they have the cash.

    I've recently got in to buying quite a chunk of outboard, which I haven't allowed myself to connect until I finish my dissertation because I know it would destroy my time management.

    Anyway I'll start the thread off.

    TL Audio Fast Track
    Really want this for the line in and two tube stages, definitely creeping up to the top of my want list.
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    Warm Audio TB 12
    Really want some mic pre's to hook up to my compressor, add a bit of warmth to the signal when I run vocals through, liven them up a bit. Wish they did a stereo version though. Might have to choose between this and the TL Audio.
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    Kenton Control Freak
    Need this to hook midi up to my filterbank
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    Dave smith tempest
    Little bit obsessed with it, been watching loads of stuff on youtube and they've been developing the OS nicely.
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    Thermionic Culture Vulture
    Can't have too much distortion.
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    There are more things, but I won't clutter the post up yet haha.
     
  2. Menosance

    Menosance aka OSOI

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    Well my latest and first purchase is Akai LPD8 - I needed a cheap knob and pad MIDI controller and Akai seem the king of these:
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    My Wishlist:
    Nord Lead 4 - One of the best synths I have ever seen or heard and it falls into the sort of music I make. Way out of my budget but someday it will be in my hands
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    Moog Slim Phatty - Looks nice and from the sonicstate review it sounds good as well
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    Yamaha CS-5 - An oldie that needs a revamp. Lovely sounds
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    Last but not least,
    Korg MS-20 Mini - Just give me one. The basslines and modulations available to this are unbelievable (Most probably my next purchase, unless I win 2000 euros and buy my Nord haha :( )

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  3. alz

    alz compress to impress

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    Yeah, I have a slim phatty, they sound amazing, can't recommend it enough, also going for pretty cheap on ebay these days because of the introduction of the sub phatty, swear I saw one go for like 350 quid! MS20 mini's are also going for pretty cheap too for some reason, keep your eye out man!
     
  4. mugatu

    mugatu Verva Music

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    I got a access virus c not so long ago so now id be looking a valve compressor, nice and warm everything

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  5. Dugg Funnie

    Dugg Funnie Well-Known Member

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    Vertigo VSC-2 Quad Discrete VCA Compressor (Seriously one of the warmest compressors I've ever heard irl; currently using the VST plug-in myself and even that sounds pretty damn good)

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    Buchla 200e, because gluttony is just a myth anyways:

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    And

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    if I have to explain that last one well, then kindly fuck-off.
     
  6. MisterApe

    MisterApe 8bit junkie

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    Are there any decent "cheap" compressors? I'm looking in investing in some hardware to bring some more warmth to my mixdowns.
    Don't really want to go over 2-300 euros.
     
  7. Dugg Funnie

    Dugg Funnie Well-Known Member

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  8. Menosance

    Menosance aka OSOI

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    You are reminding on another TR that I want to buy.

    TR-303
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  9. rysk

    rysk Part-time waster

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    various distortion/effects units/pedals

    some nice mics

    sherman filterbank

    some form of hard synth, not sure what yet....the one with the grottiest reeses innit :teeth:
     
  10. Serum

    Serum Well-Known Member

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    There was one called an RNC that's meant to be quite decent. You can probably get a good second hand one.

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    The Culture Vulture is amazing, best bit of hardware I've bought.
    Slim Phatty's pretty good as well although a bit light on the top end.

    I'm currently after one of these:

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    Macbeth Micromac D

    I'm going to get a decent mic setup soon and would love to own these. Can't see it happening yet though!
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    There are a few TL Audio things in the thread and they're not meant to be all that good. I've been told that the real cheap old Ivory EQs are quite good for mashing sounds up but I wouldn't expect their stuff to actually work that great as an EQ or compressor. Depends what you're after though.
     
  11. LikesItHardware

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    TR-303 lolwut? You mean TB-303?

    Anyway, I thought I was the only one that used hardware around here?
     
  12. alz

    alz compress to impress

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    I've heard some really good things about the Fast Track, wanted it to run my synths through, it's either that or the pre-amps though, gonna demo them both before I take the plunge though, it's a lot of cash!

    I can't speak for the others but I'm getting in to it a lot, ITB work pisses me off a lot, sitting there find tuning a knob on Synlenth does my nut in. Got a Slim Phatty now, Tetr4, drawmer compressor, filterbank2, gonna get myself a 12u rack and one of those cheap neutrik patchbays and everything will be ready to use!
     
  13. Dugg Funnie

    Dugg Funnie Well-Known Member

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    There's a company out there, can't remember the name/link but they make full-scale customized hardware interfaces for software synths. imo, you might as well just put the money in a bathtub, jerk off in it, and light it on fire, nahmean?
     
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  14. Menosance

    Menosance aka OSOI

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    Yes yes you are right my mistake. TB 303 and bring me some acccciiiiiiiidddddd :D
     
  15. alz

    alz compress to impress

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    The gear I mentioned is to run analogue synths through, but even running running softsynths through them will add a nice colour.

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    tb303's go for like 1.5-2 grand on ebay, but you can get clone boxes for quite cheap (Xoxbox is the closest apparently).
     
  16. Dugg Funnie

    Dugg Funnie Well-Known Member

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    Of course, but I'm just talking about a huge MIDI controller that costs way to much and is really only suited to one VST.

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    http://www.synth-project.de/diva.html
     
  17. wingz

    wingz everyones fav austrian

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  18. MisterApe

    MisterApe 8bit junkie

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    Virus <3.

    I want a TI snow and a sherman filterbank D:
     
  19. lostnthesound

    lostnthesound Burns Easily in the Sun

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  20. DjCartel

    DjCartel Well-Known Member

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    what wingz said