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bowie snyth sound?

Post by VivaK » Sun Aug 28, 2011 1:47 pm

anyone know what keyboard was used on bowies 'lets dance'?
it seems to be the same used on chess 'one night in bangkok', but the interweb synth dweebs are strongly divided.
FM? Juno?
any thoughts?
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Post by rhythm ranch » Sun Aug 28, 2011 3:43 pm

Rob Sabino is listed as the keyboardist. According to the wiki page he's teaching a rock history class at UC Davis. Maybe you can reach him through the school.

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Post by JGriffin » Sun Aug 28, 2011 8:55 pm

Ah, see, now you've got me running back to re-listen to the Chess soundtrack.

Certainly, worse things have happened; I love that record.
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Post by eeldip » Mon Aug 29, 2011 8:14 am

based on the era, there is a 50% chance that its orch5

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Post by inasilentway » Mon Aug 29, 2011 5:03 pm

I think it was definitely this:
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Post by VivaK » Wed Aug 31, 2011 7:08 pm

ha! not a stylophone.

from what I can tell, it's a synclavier?
it sounds FM synthy to me.
what's an orch5?
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Post by eeldip » Wed Aug 31, 2011 9:49 pm

VivaK wrote: what's an orch5?
http://www.motherboard.tv/2011/1/28/the ... t-heard--2

its not the right sound... but you know...

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Post by apropos of nothing » Thu Sep 01, 2011 6:45 am

I mean, when you get down to it, the likelihood is that its probably a kazoo through an LPF and delay.

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Post by mscottweber » Thu Sep 01, 2011 2:34 pm

dwlb wrote:Ah, see, now you've got me running back to re-listen to the Chess soundtrack.

Certainly, worse things have happened; I love that record.
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