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i want to buy one...only have £45-50 to spend on it though...anyone got any ideas?
nothing to fancy...
you're going to have a very limited choice... 3rd or 4th hand market maybe?
tinny casio, rip out the speaker and put a quarter inch jack in and buy a couple of cheapo behringer pedals - bingo! synth a la blue peter!
I might try it myself..
have done this!
casio pt1 > boss ps3 > beringer octave > boss bass od 3
i think you need to have a fuzz pedal in there though. There's something about cheapo keyboards and their 'tuba' settings that give a great dirty bass sound :D
thrown in the mix boss DS1 + DANELECTRO reel tape echo through a really gainy head and out of a bass amp. fuck yeah.
will have alook at the micro thingy..
i will prob just destroy it if i try and make something...
might be a youtube video of how to re-wire a cheap casio to get some fucked up noises out of it, you won't find a microkorg for under £150
just plug the microkorg into your PC and use the editing suite to change the sounds you're bored with? The MicroKorg is great.
little more than toys, don't bother. Save up and buy the new moog, it's amazing.
but have you used the Minimoog voyager? It's beautiful. I want one, but i'll have to save for a while, it's £2000!
I confess I haven't tried one, but two grand would buy you a hell of a lot of 'vintage' synths...you could probably get an EMS putney, an MS-10 AND some sort of polyphonic deely for that much.
Old synths are so much fun. I'm currently on the lookout for a pitch/voltage box (ms-03) that will let me play the ms10 with a guitar/mic/whatever
they're perfect. I've toyed with getting a Moog Prodigy, but a friend warned me off, severe reliability issues apparently. I'd be tempted by a Prophet 5, but otherwise i think the voyager is the way to go.
I just bought a Korg MS-10...it's brilliant.
I'd second what someone up there said- get your ass down a boot fair and buy the first old, white casio you see, or any other cool, older looking keyboard- then the behringer pedals. I'd go with the flanger/phaser thing with one knob, and some sort of distortion
in sound if you can...
i got given a yamaha dx11 a couple of years ago. It is pretty cool but its very hard to alter the sounds. You can get similar old models quite cheaply. I can't actually play it but making noise is fun.
are plentiful..roland d5s and yamaha dx10s go for the price you're willing to spend.
alternatively get cheapo midi controller and hook up to a laptop.
if you have no laptop get a cheap commodore 64, amiga or atari.
For about 60 quid you will have a unique sounding synth.