Selected History: RENEGADE TRIX Instruments
Roland Jupiter 6 
Rare analogue polysynth, huge warm sound, factory MIDI, reliable & built like a tank. I've heard this side by side with another Jupiter 6 [the later version with MIDI thru] & this thing is more edgier; warmer/grittier.
Rare machine due to the fact when it came out musicians were
seduced by digital, thanks to the Yamaha DX7. I first saw one of these as a kid on the back of an old 'Keyboard' magazine & knew I had to have one, I tracked one down years later & was not disappointed!
Roland TR-808 
Analogue drum machine.
The ELECTRO machine! The best drum machine ever made; organic, hypnotic... this one has been MIDI retrofitted.
Roland SH-2 
Analogue Mono Synth.
Rare 2VCO+sub Beast.
It looks like it came out of a cold-war Soviet submarine & packs as much devastating punch! Love it...
Roland SH-101 
Analogue Mono Synth.
My very first synthesiser! I learned the basics on this baby & I love it as much as the first day I plugged it in.
This was the only synth I had as a 15 year old [along with a cheap flanger pedal & tape deck], so would make tape dubs, building up washed out collages of soundscapes.
A very versatile & reliable synth, it will never leave my side [not even when I'm dead]
Roland MC-202 
Analogue Mono Synth/Sequencer.
Awesome bleep machine! Basically this is a 2 channel CV/Gate sequencer with a Roland SH-101 synthesiser bolted on, but with the added benefit of programmable Accent & Slide [features found on the Roland TB-303].
Apparently the rarest Roland machine ever in terms of number produced.
Creamware Minimax 
German remake of the original classic 70's Moog, the best replication yet, has all the balls of the original but with 21st century control.
Creamware Pro-12 
Sequential Circuits Prophet 5 Clone.
German remake of the original classic 70's Prophet 5, has a lot of the character of the original with modern control & MIDI.
Roland V-Synth V2 
Hybrid Performance Synthesiser
A true powerhouse of a synth, an instant classic. Digital Synthesis & Analog Modelling, Variphrase Sampling, TimeTrip pad & twin D-Beam sensors, awesome effects, touchscreen & intuitive layout. A programmer's dream machine.
Waldorf Blofeld Keyboard 
Digital Hybrid Synthesiser
Another great German machine. Produces some classic 80's PPG type digital tones, as well as dark textures & 'in yer face' industrial mayhem! Sexy, minimalistic looks in an all metal shell.
Kawai K5000s 
Digital Additive Synthesiser.
Exceptionally deep programming, not for the faint-hearted, due to the fact the presets aren't real inspiring...
I've programmed this one extensively, it's got some of the best swirly pads & metallic soundscapes in my studio...
E-mu Emax II 
16 bit Stereo Sampler
My favourite sampler with a very distinctive sound, it colours the original sample in a 'warm' way... like melting chocolate! Amazing filters [and surprise- they're digital].
I bought this one new in London years ago [it had been found new/boxed at the warehouse of the UK distributor].
I had to man handle the huge heavy box onto the Tube, my arms were on fire lugging that bastard, but it was definitely worth it.
I know this machine inside out, it's my secret weapon- just don't ask me to reveal it's secrets...
Typhoon 4800 
Analogue Mixing Console [48 channels].
Large format analogue mixing console - [it wouldn't look out of place on the Starship Enterprise Bridge!] - Excellent tight & clear sound.... & the power supply weighs more than your average DJ...
Sequential Circuits TOM 
Digital Drum Machine.
This machine was among the last products made by US company Sequential Circuits; didn't sell too well at the time, so quite rare these days. Basically it's a great thumping drum machine [widely detuneable sounds]. Compliments the 808 well. Crunchy & punchy!
Ensoniq SD-1 
Wavetable Synthesiser Workstation
Another secret weapon that I've extensively programmed, I've coaxed some of the hugest sounds known to mankind from this monster; being able to effectively stack 6 Waves/Osc per sound. This particular unit is the final '32 Voice' version from the now defunct American company.
Quick comments on others that serve:
Ensoniq ESQM -  - fat warm sounds...
Oberheim Matrix 6R -  - Huge, warm classic analogue sound!
Roland Juno 106 -  - analogue workhorse
Korg Wavestation SR -  - silky smooth pads...
MAM MB33 mkII -  - rare TB-303 clone
Roland VP-9000 -  - elastic audio manipulator
Korg MS2000 -  - modern classic
Korg Poly 61 -  - highly underated analogue, powerful lively sound...
Yamaha TX81z -  - FM classic
Kawai K1r -  - classic lofi digisynth...
Mattel Synsonics -  - when is a toy not a toy?
KtroniK ORB-80 -  - Custom built to spec by my good mate Kez @ K-TroniK. This is a heavily modded, circuit-bent, early 80's Speak & Spell fitted into a vintage game-joystick body. Features include a pulsating ORB triggered by the inbuilt LFO clock.
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