GTR SYNTH info: at least in the ROLAND corner... look for a used GR1.. thats the last great TWEEKABLE-on-the-fly roland synth the gr9? & gr 30 sound great..more menu driven and no 'patch names' another way to go is the GI-10--1/2space midi converter..then you can patch into ANY synth uwant there's also AXON, yamaha, casio etc for other systems..sweep thru ebay.com...digibid.com..roguemusic.com andre' At 09:00 PM 02/13/2000 -0500, you wrote: >Hey gang, I've been bitten by the guitar-synth bug and am in the process >of >reviewing my finances to see if I can afford to get into it soon. >Question: >I'm not primarily interested in using it to emulate other instruments >(although that will be nice), but I am very much into creating new sounds >on >my PC and storing them as patches on the synth unit so I can use them on >the >fly. Does a basic device like the Roland GR-30 let you do this, or do I >need to look into something a little more sophisticated? > >Also, is it the box or the pickup that's responsible for the quality of >the >tracking? Is the GK-2A the only pickup I'll need to look at? > >Thanks. > > >Peter > > >R.I.P. Charles M Schultz > > > NEXT GIG: Jfk's Lsd Ufo .......Fri FEB 18- 8pm - Knitting Factory - Knitactive Soundstage 74 Leonard St - NYC - 212-219-3006- http://www.knittingfactory.com- webcast!!?? ZAPPA Tribute--Project Object with IKE WILLIS March /April 2000 tourdates at http://www.projectobject.com *NEW* CD out - Alien Concepts by Jfk's Lsd Ufo http://www.ufomusic.com Monica Lewinsky... (on CNN's Larry King Live discussing her miraculous Jenny Craig weight loss): "I've learned not to put things in my mouth that are bad for me"