In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Machines and electronic devices such as synthesisers, drum machines and feeders have made musicians idle.
- It was rhythm units, synthesizers, two bass players, John on guitar, and a clarinet and vocals.
- Filling in their sound with a bevy of horns, keyboards and synthesizers, the explosive troupe leaves a larger than life impression on their audiences.
- Kean's quest began when he worked as a musician, and had many requests for classic rock tunes that used synthesizers and electronic instruments.
- They got their hands on drum machines, keyboards, synthesizers and began experimenting.
- These they combined with home-made synthesizers and early sampling devices to create a sound that could be described, in all fairness, as challenging.
- Why can the same not be true of the synthesizer and the reuse of the same sounds over and over in different contexts?
- You've got a synthesizer that can basically replicate every single sound in the world.
- Orchestral synthesizers have acquired a bad rap because of their historically dubious use as substitutes for ‘real’ instruments.
- The instruments and sounds may have changed but it still sounds like a hardcore band this time playing about with synthesisers instead of guitars.
- Add in an eclectic series of percussion sounds that can be found on your basic synthesizer and you've got a record that should at least be unusual.
- Barely audible vocal tracks are buried beneath drum machine beats and bubbly synthesizers.
- One lad kneels over an old synthesiser frequently swigging from a bottle of white cider.
- There are synthesizers that use frequency modulation and other algorithms to generate extraordinarily rich and complex sounds.
- Perversely, the massed violins, violas and cellos can sometimes sound uncannily like a lone synthesiser.
- The music is played on a mix of traditional drums and modern instruments such as electric guitars and synthesizers.
- My main instrument is the guitar, although I also use keyboards, synthesisers, and sequencers in my musical meanderings.
- Strange effects are piled on, and the song builds to a powerful climax of heavily distorted guitars and bleeping synthesizers.
- Tinkling piano and strings are overlaid with vernacular vocals, ethnic drums and flutes with synthesizers.
- It has never been successfully reproduced by an electronic synthesizer because it is more that just a sound… it is the soul itself.
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