RE: [AH] Turnkeys Silent Modulars - gone!

From ac
Sent Tue, Jan 6th 2004, 16:55

 
I was in tunrkey this afternoon and the whole vintage corner has gone.
Completely ripped out and replaced with a keyboard sales section.

So does this mean the collection is for sale?
Anybody got any inside info?

ac

> -----Original Message-----
> Sent: 26 April 2003 19:31
> To: 'analogue@hyperreal.org'
> Subject: [AH] Turnkeys Silent Modulars
> 
> 
> I was in central London today with my digicam so I popped 
> into Turnkey and grabbed a few quick snaps of their hugely 
> under-used ageing beauties in the basement.
> 
> Arp 2500 & 2600, Moog Modular, Roland 100m, Emu Modular, 
> Formant Modular, etc
> 
> It's such a crime that these synths are rarely used.
> And it's such sweet torture having to stand behind the red 
> rope without playing these beasts.
> 
> Apparently if you buy gear from Turnkey you get (or can pay 
> for) sampling time in here.
> Alas, I have never heard of any of these synths being played 
> in their current home. Ever.
> They just sit in this basement powered up, day in, day out, 
> lonely and very very silent.
> 
> I believe they were purchased from the ailing Cornwall synth 
> museum when it was on it's way out?
> 
> http://www.ftg.co.uk/~andrew/gallery/TurnkeySynthporn
> 
> ac
> 
> PS note the Keith Emerson and Bob Moog signatures!
> 
> 
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