Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Cabaret Voltaire AKS Synth - 1984

Cabaret Voltaire was a music group in the 80 s from Sheffield, England.

Initially composed of Stephen Mallinder, Richard H. Kirk and Chris Watson, the group was named Cabaret Voltaire, as a nightclub in Zurich, Switzerland where born early Dada movement.

Richard Kirk explains...

'When we first moved in here - which was just about when the first record was coming out - we had a Revox, a six-channel Sony mixer, a couple of (very) cheap guitars, plus our second synth - an EMS Synthi Hi-Fli.

All right, it does look a bit like a toilet seat, but it really is an amazing instrument: there are some effects you can get by putting other instruments through it that are just impossible with today's synths.."

..."I've just bought an old AKS synth in a suitcase, which I like because it hasn't got any presets and I can muck about with it for days and still not exhaust all its

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