GAS Strikes Again!!!

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Lounge' started by happyrat1, Dec 1, 2016.

  1. happyrat1

    happyrat1 Destroyer of Eardrums!!!

    Joined:
    May 30, 2012
    Messages:
    4,868
    Likes Received:
    1,529
    Location:
    GTA, Canada
    This past Cyber Monday I once again proved that a computer and a credit card can be a dangerous thing :D :D :D

    I pulled the trigger on a Roland Juno DS61 for the living room when I just feel like noodling around.



    It should be arriving by courier tomorrow so in the meantime I've printed and bound the manual to keep my busy whilst I wait :)

    I currently don't have any plans to add it to my existing studio but those may change depending on just how good this puppy really is.

    Gary ;)
     
    happyrat1, Dec 1, 2016
    #1
    CowboyNQ, Becky and Oriane Lima like this.
    1. Advertisements

  2. happyrat1

    Rayblewit Love Music / Love Life

    Joined:
    Nov 18, 2015
    Messages:
    864
    Likes Received:
    589
    Location:
    Melbourne Australia
    a very nice acquisitiion.
    many functions to explore.
    enjoy.
     
    Rayblewit, Dec 1, 2016
    #2
    happyrat1 likes this.
    1. Advertisements

  3. happyrat1

    happyrat1 Destroyer of Eardrums!!!

    Joined:
    May 30, 2012
    Messages:
    4,868
    Likes Received:
    1,529
    Location:
    GTA, Canada
    Thanks Ray. :)

    Something to keep me busy during the arctic weather upcoming in the next few months.

    Gary ;)
     
    happyrat1, Dec 1, 2016
    #3
  4. happyrat1

    Fred Coulter Collector of ancient keyboards

    Joined:
    Feb 15, 2016
    Messages:
    823
    Likes Received:
    418
    Location:
    Central Florida
    If you don't want it, I'm sure that someone here will take it off your hands.
     
    Fred Coulter, Dec 1, 2016
    #4
    happyrat1 likes this.
  5. happyrat1

    happyrat1 Destroyer of Eardrums!!!

    Joined:
    May 30, 2012
    Messages:
    4,868
    Likes Received:
    1,529
    Location:
    GTA, Canada
    Not going to give this one away.

    On the other hand can I interest you in a cheap plastic recorder that can't hold a tune for only $99.95 plus shipping? :D :D :D

    Gary ;)
     
    happyrat1, Dec 1, 2016
    #5
  6. happyrat1

    Oriane Lima Hold on

    Joined:
    Jul 2, 2016
    Messages:
    278
    Likes Received:
    219
    :eek: Wow!
    Great instrument sounds.
    Congrats.
     
    Oriane Lima, Dec 1, 2016
    #6
    happyrat1 likes this.
  7. happyrat1

    happyrat1 Destroyer of Eardrums!!!

    Joined:
    May 30, 2012
    Messages:
    4,868
    Likes Received:
    1,529
    Location:
    GTA, Canada
    Thanks Oriane...

    Hopefully I will start up composing again really soon.

    It's been a long and busy year for me this year. :eek:

    Gary ;)
     
    happyrat1, Dec 1, 2016
    #7
  8. happyrat1

    happyrat1 Destroyer of Eardrums!!!

    Joined:
    May 30, 2012
    Messages:
    4,868
    Likes Received:
    1,529
    Location:
    GTA, Canada
    The Juno arrived today in good condition. Early impressions are that it's a decent sounding instrument but it will take me a while to thoroughly audition the sounds. Hopefully will get a better opportunity to do so later next week.

    In the meantime it's great to be able to just get up and jam when a catchy tune comes up in the living room :)

    Gary ;)
     
    happyrat1, Dec 3, 2016
    #8
  9. happyrat1

    SeaGtGruff I meant to play that note! Moderator

    Joined:
    Jun 6, 2014
    Messages:
    1,337
    Likes Received:
    519
    Each room in a house or apartment should have its own musical keyboard (and television, and computer, and refrigerator, and microwave oven, etc.). Limiting specific rooms to specific functions (recording music, storing food, cooking, eating, watching television, sleeping, etc.) is so last-century-ago! ;)
     
    SeaGtGruff, Dec 3, 2016
    #9
    Alchemy, Fred Coulter and happyrat1 like this.
  10. happyrat1

    happyrat1 Destroyer of Eardrums!!!

    Joined:
    May 30, 2012
    Messages:
    4,868
    Likes Received:
    1,529
    Location:
    GTA, Canada
    I heartily agree. If I could I'd walk around everywhere with a network wifi enabled holographic keyboard at my fingertips at all times.

    Seeing however, we have to work with "stone knives and bearskins" (as Mr Spock once put it) I must however, limit my musical aspirations to locations with physical instruments :p

    Gary ;)

    PS, I've had a chance to dig a little deeper into the beast. The procedure for saving and accessing a performance is somewhat tedious but layering up some of the sounds and playing with cutoff and resonance gets some KICKASS results!!!! :D :D :D

    All in all I think I'll be very happy in the long run with the latest addition to my musical "family" :D
     
    happyrat1, Dec 3, 2016
    #10
  11. happyrat1

    Fred Coulter Collector of ancient keyboards

    Joined:
    Feb 15, 2016
    Messages:
    823
    Likes Received:
    418
    Location:
    Central Florida
    I may be joining you in suffering from GAS. More soon.
     
    Fred Coulter, Dec 5, 2016
    #11
  12. happyrat1

    happyrat1 Destroyer of Eardrums!!!

    Joined:
    May 30, 2012
    Messages:
    4,868
    Likes Received:
    1,529
    Location:
    GTA, Canada
    My heart goes out to you Fred.

    We keyboard junkies have to stick together.

    Any hints as to what it may be? A Boxing Day deal on a Tyros perhaps?

    The more I play around with the Roland the more impressed I become.

    As is normal the beast has over 1300 sounds with only a hundred or so being usable, but those sounds are AMAZINGLY rich and clear.

    Right now I'm waiting for the closing date on a real estate deal to finish up and have some time on my hands so I might try composing something sometime this coming week.

    I'm way overdue.

    My last entry on Soundcloud was like 5 months ago and that was a simple VSTi remix of an older tune of mine.

    Gary ;)
     
    happyrat1, Dec 5, 2016
    #12
    1. Advertisements

Want to reply to this thread or ask your own question?

You'll need to choose a username for the site, which only take a couple of moments (here). After that, you can post your question and our members will help you out.
Similar Threads
  1. evergreenthompson

    Hello! Just getting started... again...

    evergreenthompson, Nov 24, 2008, in forum: Introductions
    Replies:
    9
    Views:
    960
    evergreenthompson
    Dec 2, 2008
  2. BrannanLane.com Music
    Replies:
    0
    Views:
    600
    BrannanLane.com Music
    Feb 7, 2004
  3. Jett Black

    Jul 3: Never Before & Never Again!

    Jett Black, Jul 3, 2004, in forum: rec.music.synth
    Replies:
    0
    Views:
    597
    Jett Black
    Jul 3, 2004
  4. Dirk

    Multi-card ASIO in SX... Again... Laurence? Squig?

    Dirk, Nov 1, 2003, in forum: alt.steinberg.cubase
    Replies:
    14
    Views:
    418
  5. Mod Bod

    free.teranews.com strikes again :)

    Mod Bod, Nov 4, 2004, in forum: cakewalk.audio
    Replies:
    2
    Views:
    508
    steve
    Nov 4, 2004
  6. ecarecar

    Perfect Pitch - It's a Gas

    ecarecar, Aug 29, 2007, in forum: cakewalk.audio
    Replies:
    10
    Views:
    431
    Rick Paul
    Aug 31, 2007
  7. malachi

    My latest GAS attack

    malachi, May 31, 2008, in forum: cakewalk.audio
    Replies:
    14
    Views:
    434
    polymod
    Jun 3, 2008
  8. BobF

    I'm getting GAS ...

    BobF, Oct 7, 2008, in forum: cakewalk.audio
    Replies:
    27
    Views:
    904
Loading...