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****tyest, Grittyest, Worst sounding sampler?
Old 23rd January 2003
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****tyest, Grittyest, Worst sounding sampler?

?.........and how much?
Old 23rd January 2003
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Find an Ensoniq Mirage. Should be way cheap. Gritty in the coolest way, IMO.


Brian T
Old 23rd January 2003
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I have a Roland S330 (?) that fits the bill. You want it?
Old 23rd January 2003
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Casio SK1--an absolutely horrible sounding piece of **** which could have its uses as an effect.

I think they were about $100 new 15 (?) years ago, so they ought to be dirt cheap now, unless someone name-dropped it in Mix ("my secret weapon for snare...") and drove up the price on eBay.

I kinda doubt that happened, though.
Old 23rd January 2003
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Commodore Amiga, Octamed Soundstudio and a serial port sampler. Doesn't get much grittier than that.
Old 23rd January 2003
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I have an original 8bit Ensonic Mirage, serial #003 which I will rent out for an appropriate consideration...
Old 23rd January 2003
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Akai S612's!, got 2 of em, and those funky little disks.

Old 23rd January 2003
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some cool suggestions there.........the akai 612 looks well funky!

I'm looking to get this kind of sampling sound:

http://www.mad-fat.com/80s%20soul%20chunk%20b.WAV


......i think the choon comes from around 85'......what samplers were available then?
Old 23rd January 2003
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Hi, heard the wave file, sounds like you want something like a Fairlight 2 (the Art of Noise sound) or an Emulator 2. these were state of the art back then.

The SK1 and Mirage are well crappy also. Another nice contendor is the Korg SDD2000 "sampling" delay, but I don't think it has MIDI.
Old 23rd January 2003
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yep..the Mirage sounds ideal..Also the S950 is "output hole heaven", although maybe not what you are after as after all it is a majestic 12 bits !
Old 24th January 2003
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my korg 8bit dss-1 is low fi heaven. and the internal dual delays are pretty funky too.
Old 24th January 2003
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why not skip all the preliminaries and go straight to the bottom:

Yak Bak !!!!
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