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hi i have some stuff i want to part with but can't find a buyer locally, so i decide to hit the global market (aka watmm). the hard part - i'm from poland. the optimistic part - none of it is heavy/huge and shouldn't be a problem to ship anywhere fairly cheap. i'm from warsaw if you're ever stopping by. i can send pictures if anyone is interested. perfect condition stuff: doepfer dark energy II - 350€ (includes original box, cables and manuals) boss dr110 - 150€ (includes original softcase) working condition stuff: yamaha mt50 4track - 70€ mechanics are top notch, but sliders are cracky. serviced in july so as far as recording on it its perfect, but not so much for live tweaking of levels (once set don't cause any problems, though). knobs work like a charm. visually it's OK. kinda worn and two slider caps are missing. working but annoying boss dr55 - 80€ as with most of the dr55s the two big buttons are fucked. you can still star/stop and program everything and it plays fine, but it's a bit of a pain and excersise in patience. there's also a small paintchip on the front and some minimal wear on the edges. i also have a 16-channel edirol m16dx interface/mixer for 200€ (channels 15/16 are buzzing, other than that - it's perfect) and behringer ub802 analog 4-channel mixer for 40€. prices are not set in stone, feel free to make an offer. buy everything/most and get a discount and free shipping.
http://soundcloud.com/futuresoundsystems/sloppy-dub http://soundcloud.com/futuresoundsystems/synchronacid Both one take only. TR909 -> modular synth -> TEAC reel to reel (only for mixdown, no tape in chain) -> Edirol UA20 -> Ableton Live 8. Added a little reverb from Aaltoverb for both tracks.
So I've been saving up for a while, taken up a Summer job and sold some gear, with the prospect of assembling a small modular system. What I first found appealing about analog modulars was the immediacy of having all the controls/connections physically laid out for you to see and tweak, and the possibility to mix and match different flavors of modules and routing (the possibility to patch, say, an analogue SEM, Moog, MS20 or WASP filter soundalikes as needed). Eventually, with enough modules addressing logic functions, sequencing, waveshaping and exoteric modulation, a modular system could produce unique analog soundscapes, and be a lot more enjoyable and natural to use than a mouse and a keyboard. I've used this site to plan for a functional system. I soon realised that even the most skeleton crew of a eurorack modular (MIDI to CV, 2x VCO, 1x VCF, 2x Envelope, 1x LFO, 1x Multiple, 1x VCA, 1x mixer, 1x casing), using only the low-cost Doepfer modules, would easily go upwards of 2000USD. Without more modules and better existing ones, it would be underwhelming to part with so much money, I'd soon have to invest more to get the kind of results I want from it - and money's tight. If I'm after a beast of an analog synth with routing flexibility in that price range, I could instead get a semi-modular like a Tereshkova or a Telemark: a lot more thrown in, integration, and with better quality filters. It does void the possibility to improve upon with more modules, but it's an appealing alternative given the amount of investment needed to assemble a modular system that can be as functional and musical. So what are your thoughts? Are modulars too steep of an investment, are semi-modulars a good solution of compromise?