Keyboard for 60s psych/70s kraut?

Discussion in 'Keyboard Purchase Recommendations' started by Krautman, Feb 14, 2012.

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    Krautman

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    Hey everyone,

    I'm looking to buy my first keyboard. I've got musical experience with bass, guitar, mandolin and stick and now the basics of music theory/note reading. I'd like to get a keyboard in the 300-500 euros range and I'd like to get some convincing 60s psychedelic rock sounds (hammond-esque I suppose).

    I'd also like to do some drone/ambient experimenting, and if it does some convincing "acoustic piano" that'd be great as well. I'm also into 80s horror soundtracks, but I'm guessing that might be a stretch to have all of these sounds in 1 keyboard.

    Do you guys have any recommendations for me? MIDI would also be a great extra.
    Thanks!
     
    Krautman, Feb 14, 2012
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    The Y_man Moderator

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    If you are not after a workstation/arranger (i.e. a straight synth) maybe a Korg PS-60

    http://www.korg.com/ps60

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    For drones and textures the 80's / 90's Korgs were hard to beat. The Wavestation being the standout choice. It's pianos weren't great though. I'd suggest a second hand workstation of some description, that will probably cover "most" of the sounds you're after, a second hand Trinity or Roland XP series maybe.
     
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