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episode 719: Sonic TALK 690 - Rhodes MK8, SP-1200 and Strymon Starlab


  • Matt Hodson (MATTHS) artist, performer, educator
  • Rich Hilton - Nile Rodgers Studio guy, keyboards for Chic
  • Dave Spiers-synthexpert,

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SONIC 001 - an 18 Track Compilation Album from contributors available now via Bandcamp.  Around an hour of original songs and instrumentals showcasing the talents of some of our contributors. Fantastic value.

00:00:00   Intros 00:10:04 Presonus Acquired By Fender   00:24:05 Rhodes MK8   00:36:25 Strymon Starlab   00:45:47 Rossum SP-1200 Re-issue   00:46:41 Alex Ball SP-1200 Demo   00:54:47 Dave Pick: Alex Ball M-Tron Pack   01:00:38 Nick Pick: Boss RC-505 MKII   01:02:14 Matt Pick: Matthew Herbert Documentary   01:06:38 MATTHS NEW TRACK  


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