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Re: Basic intro (OT)

On Thu, 16 Aug 2001 15:53:21 -0400, "Christopher White"
<magicicada@charter.net> wrote:

>yeh it is all just taste-i mean i just bought a nord lead 2
>and i suppose it is supposed to be really incredible and all
>but i just cannot stand the sound of it and have already
>sold it and went back to my analog synths-that does not make
>the nord good or bad but it was just not good for me

My "workhorse" synth is an Optimus MD-1200. Yes, the mass market
keyboard from Radio Shack. It has great sound, isn't overused (because
no self-respecting musician would buy his gear at RADIO SHACK!), and
provides most of the features I really need in a synth. It has pretty
decent drums on it, too. I can't count the number of times some other
synth player has stood there speechless at the idea that I'd use this in
preference to the cult-classic Juno 106 on the next shelf. 

Different strokes. I *love* my Juno, and wouldn't give it up for
anything... but the MD-1200 is the one that gets the most use. At $200,
you just can't beat it for the price.