Korg Radias!!!

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I'm around my mates flat now. Fucking around with his Radias and I just had an eargasm. All I've got to say is that, hardware synths are a good investment and they are endless!!!

I've never had experience on a proper hardware synth like this before and I must just say that it is incredible...

If you've never heard of it before. Check out the bad boy:
http://www.korg.co.uk/products/pro_keyboard/radias/pk_radias.asp

I'm now going to save up for a hardware synth or two :gang_bang
 

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Yeah, she's wicked... I've had one since they came out. The filters are really slick and smooth.


MOSS technology is the best thing Korg ever put forth (another company actually designed it, I forget the name atm), and the Radias has the key elements from MOSS as far as recreating Analog sounds goes. It's a digital sound overall, always has been, going from the Z1 to the MOSS boards for the Triton to the Radias... but it's a very, very powerful sound and has 'lots' of possibilities.

If you're in love with the Radias... I suggest you get a hold of a Z1 loaded up with all 18 voices (if you're lucky enough to find one with the expansion)... 12 voices will suffice though, trust me. Best digital filters I've ever heard.

http://www.vintagesynth.com/korg/z1.php

One of the best Synthesizers ever made.... easily one of the top 10 Digital Synths of all time imo.
 

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I picked up my Z1 w/the Voice Expansion on Ebay for around $1100, and the unit was untouched... I was lucky enough to find a guy that 'only' ran midi through it... he literally never played the keyboard or messed with the knobs or buttons.

Honestly... if I had to choose between the Radias and the Z1, lol... I'd pick the Z1 in a heartbeat - it has WAY more capabilities and different kinds of synthesis, BUT... the Z1 is a beast to program.. you've got to know what you're doing.
 
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