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Re: guitar synthesizers

Back in the day I saw the power that was the Synclavier as my employer 
owned one.  The disc drive was the size of a small refridgerator.  I'm 
sure there's nothing that a good PC/Mac with some off the shelf 
software could do and run rings around the Synclavier.  It was a great 
machine of its time, but it's pretty much a dinosaur.

Mark Sottilaro

On Sunday, June 15, 2003, at 10:11 AM, Tritone3@aol.com wrote:

> As a guitar player I need to through in my 2-cents worth on the "Synth 
> Thing". I also us the Roland GR-30 with the GK-Kit pickup installed in 
> a Strat (with EMG's by the way). I like the kit in that I have easier 
> access to the control functions. And I don't have this monstrosity of 
> a controller (GK-2) on the top of my guitar. As with most synths out 
> there, the sounds that work well are great. And the ones that don't 
> are awful.
> Does anybody know much about the Synclavier? I've seen both Pat 
> Metheny and John McLauglin use them live (as well as on recordings). 
> Based on what I've seen and heard the Synclavier is a very impressive 
> tool. I know they're not cheap, but I do not know if they are still 
> being manufactured.