Klanglabor Klanglabor - Photo History

1990

My first electronic keyboards

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  • Roland D-20 workstation
  • Yamaha PF80 FM stage piano
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1992

D-20 replacement on the way and improved recording facilities

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  • Monochrome CRT for S-50
  • Kawai Q80 sequencer
  • Roland D-110 rack module
  • Roland S-50 sampling keyboard
  • Roland D-20
  • Fostex X-26 4-track tape recorder
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1993

Improved synthesis, mixing and recording

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  • Monochrome CRT for S.330
  • Yamaha FX900 multi effect unit
  • Alesis Microverb reverb
  • Yamaha TX-802 FM tone generator
  • Roland D-110 synth module
  • Roland S-330 sampler module
  • Boss BX-16 16-2 mixer
  • Kawai K5 additive synth
  • Aiwa HD-S100 portable DAT Recorder
  • Kawai Q-80 sequenser
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1995

Growing synthesis power

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Left rack (from top):

  • Boss BX-16 mixer
  • Korg DRM-1 drum module
  • Behringer SNR-2200 denoiser
  • Alesis Microverb reverb
  • Yamaha FX900 multi effect
  • Yamaha TX-802 FM tone generator
  • Roland S-760 sampling module
  • Anatek SMP-16 programmable audio/MIDI patchbay

Middle (from top):

  • Atari SM124 CRT, Atari 1024 Computer running Cubase 1
  • Korg Wavestation EX synthesizer

Right side (from bottom):

  • Kawai K5 additive synthesizer
  • Kawai Q-80 sequencer
  • Roland SPD-8 drum pad (loan from a friend)
  • 2 x Simmons Hexapads
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1997

Hugely improved mixing and digital plus analog synthesis

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Left and middle:

  • Korg MS-20 analog synth
  • Apple CRT + keyboard
  • Korg Wavestation EX synthesizer
  • Aiwa HD-S100 portable DAT recorder
  • CRT for S-760

Left rack (from top):

  • Korg DRM-1 drum module
  • Anatek SMP-16 programmable audio/MIDI patchbay
  • Yamaha RM-50 drum module
  • Yamaha TX-802 FM tone generator
  • Waldorf Microwave wavetable synthesizer
  • Access Microwave Programmer
  • Roland S-760 sampling module
  • Apple Performer 630CD computer
  • external drive with HD and ZIP for S-760

Right rack (from top):

  • Yamaha FX900 multi effect unit
  • Yamaha DMP-916 digital 16-channel mixer
  • Behringer SNR-2200 denoiser
  • Aphex Aural Exciter
  • dbx266 Stereo compressor/limiter
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1998

Improved computing: time for clones

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Left:

  • Umax Apus 3000 Mac clone
  • Apple CRT and keyboard

Rack (from top):

  • Commodore CRT for S-760
  • Behringer SNR-2200 denoiser
  • Aphex Aural Exciter
  • dbx266 compressor/limiter
  • Yamaha DMP-916 digital mixer
  • Yamaha FX900 multi effetc unit
  • Yamaha TX802 FM tone generator
  • Yamaha RM50 drum module
  • Waldorf Microwave wavetable synthesizer
  • Access Microwave Programmer
  • Roland S-760 sampling module with external drive

Keyboard stand (from top):

  • Yamaha P-50m piano sound module
  • Korg Wavestation EX synthesizer
  • Fatar SL-880 master keyboard
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2001

First dedicated PA System, improved computing and probably the pinnacle of synth hardware up to now

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  • Event 2020 monitor speakers
  • Keyboard stand (from top):
    • Access Microwave Programmer
    • Korg Wavestation EX synthesizer
    • Fatar SL-880 master Keyboard
  • Apple G4-400 (hidden behind the chair)

Rack (from top)

  • Yamaha A100a stereo amplifier
  • Aiwa XD-S1100 DAT recorder
  • Waldorf Pulse monophone analogue synthesizer
  • Waldorf Microwave synthesizer
  • Yamaha TX802 FM tone generator
  • Yamaha DMP-9-16 digital mixer
  • Yamaha FX900 multi effects unit
  • Yamaha RM50 drum module
  • Anatek SMP-16 programmable audio/MIDI patchbay
  • Emagig Unitor8 MIDI interface
  • Roland S-760 sampler with external drive
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2007

Reduction - tried the switch from lots of hardware to few hardware and VSTi

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Keyboard stand (from top):

  • Korg MS-20 synthesizer
  • Yamaha Motif ES-6 music production synthesizer incl:
    • PLG150AN analog modelling board
    • PLG150DX FM synthesizer board
  • Fatar SL-880 master keyboard

Middle:

  • 2 x Event 2020 monitor speakers
  • Yamaha A100a stereo amplifier
  • custom WinXP PC running (a.o.):
    • Cubase SX2
    • Waldorf Edition
    • Virsyn Cube 2
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2009

Just a few slight changes

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  • Korg MS-20 synthesizer
  • Korg Wavestation EX synthesizer
  • Yamaha Motif ES 8 music production synthesizer incl.:
    • PLG150AN analog modelling board
    • PLG150DX FM synthesizer board
    • PLG150VL virtual modelling board
  • 2 x Event 2020 monitor Speakers
  • Yamaha A100a stereo amplifier
  • Custom WinXP PC running (a.o.):
    • Cubase SX2
  • Waldorf Edition
  • Virsyn Cube 2
  • Korg Legacy Collection
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2011

Hardware is (partly) back

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Keyboard stand:

  • Yamaha Motif ES 8 music production synthesizer incl.
    • PLG150AN analog modelling board
    • PLG150DX FM synthesizer board
    • PLG150VL virtual modelling board
  • Technics WSA1 Synthesizer

On the table:

  • Roland V-Synth XT
  • Apple iMac running (a.o.):
    • Cubase 5
    • Virsyn Cube 2
    • Korg Legacy Collection
  • Novation Nocturne VST Controller
  • Dubreq Stylophon

    Under the table:

    • Yamaha TG77 tone generator
    • Steinberg MR816X audio interface
  • Up on the shelf:

    • Korg MS-20 synthesizer
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    2015

    Hardware took back most of the space

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    Left up on the shelf (hardly visible):

    • Korg MS20 synthesizer

    Left:

    • Apple iMac running (a.o.):
      • Steinberg Cubase 6
      • Virsyn Cube2
      • Korg Legacy Collection
  • Waldorf Blofeld synthesizer
  • Novation Nocturne VST controller
  • Yamaha TenoriOn TNRO
  • Event 2020 monitor Speaker

    Rack:

    • Roland V-Synth XT synthesizer
    • Yamaha TG77 tone generator
    • Kawai K1r synthesizer
    • Steinberg MR816X audio interface
    • Behringer ADA8000 ADAT converter
    • 2 x MOTU microlite MIDI interfaces
  • Keyboard stand:

    • Yamaha Motif ES 8 music production synthesizer incl.
      • PLG150AN analog modelling board
      • PLG150DX FM synthesizer board
      • PLG150VL virtual modelling board
  • Technics WSA1 synthesizer
  • Casio FZ-1 sampling keyboard
  • Korg Wavestation EX Synthesizer
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