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Re: Moog Little Phatty Discontinued

Postby Automatic Gainsay » Thu Sep 12, 2013 12:09 am

Solderman wrote:My bad. The true purpose of VSE is not to harmlessly and passively give people GAS or engage conversation about music and music making. It's to divert the original topic to complain and draw attention to personal pet peeves. In the fine tradition of all free societies, to bind the superficial burdens of one's self to the bottomless malcontent of the masses, please continue. As above, so below.


No, no, you're right. Let's get this thing back on track:


::deep breath:::

On topic:
The Moog Little Phatty was discontinued by Moog Music.

And... um... well... yes.

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Re: Moog Little Phatty Discontinued

Postby Walter Ego » Thu Sep 12, 2013 12:25 am

Automatic Gainsay wrote:On topic:
The Moog Little Phatty was discontinued by Moog Music.


So, will the prices go up, down or do nothing now that it's been discontinued?
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Re: Moog Little Phatty Discontinued

Postby meatballfulton » Thu Sep 12, 2013 12:35 am

I think prices will stay where they are for used LPs.
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Re: Moog Little Phatty Discontinued

Postby Kenneth » Thu Sep 12, 2013 4:24 am

I'm sorry, everyone. I have behaved inappropriately. In real life conversation, I never let topics evolve and change organically over time. If someone attempts to bring up a related but different topic, I shut them down and end the conversation. I don't know what makes me think that sort of thing is acceptable on the internet. I am shamed. :oops:
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Re: Moog Little Phatty Discontinued

Postby ryryoftokyo » Thu Sep 12, 2013 8:18 pm

Phatty X4 anybody? :lol:
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Re: Moog Little Phatty Discontinued

Postby Kenneth » Thu Sep 12, 2013 9:42 pm

ryryoftokyo wrote:Phatty X4 anybody? :lol:

That's actually not a bad idea
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Re: Moog Little Phatty Discontinued

Postby ryryoftokyo » Fri Sep 13, 2013 6:04 pm

Kenneth wrote:
ryryoftokyo wrote:Phatty X4 anybody? :lol:

That's actually not a bad idea


Seriously, the engine is already there. All it takes is a bit of R&D, production, and watch the cash roll in. Hell, they could even keep in under $3000 if they did it right.
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Re: Moog Little Phatty Discontinued

Postby Kenneth » Fri Sep 13, 2013 6:40 pm

ryryoftokyo wrote:
Kenneth wrote:
ryryoftokyo wrote:Phatty X4 anybody? :lol:

That's actually not a bad idea


Seriously, the engine is already there. All it takes is a bit of R&D, production, and watch the cash roll in. Hell, they could even keep in under $3000 if they did it right.

I could see them doing something that would compete directly with the Mopho x4, then further down the road if that sold well they could design synths that competed with the P08 and the 12. It makes sense to me; seeing as there isn't anyone else giving DSI a run for their money in the poly department. They pretty much have a monopoly on that market right now.
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Re: Moog Little Phatty Discontinued

Postby MitchK1989 » Sun Sep 15, 2013 4:53 pm

the sub phatty is more synth for less money.

seriously, who thought putting only 4 knobs and no noise source on a monosynth priced at over 1k was a good idea?
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Re: Moog Little Phatty Discontinued

Postby Azurebirch » Sun Sep 15, 2013 5:48 pm

MitchK1989 wrote:the sub phatty is more synth for less money.

seriously, who thought putting only 4 knobs and no noise source on a monosynth priced at over 1k was a good idea?


I think the opposite. With only two octaves, the Sub is less of a synth to me. I'd rather have 4 knobs and a better range of the keyboard. I agree on the noise generator, though. That's from a former long term Little Phatty player.
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Re: Moog Little Phatty Discontinued

Postby Kenneth » Sun Sep 15, 2013 8:54 pm

MitchK1989 wrote:the sub phatty is more synth for less money.

seriously, who thought putting only 4 knobs and no noise source on a monosynth priced at over 1k was a good idea?

I think the Little Phatty makes damn good use of those four knobs. I think it is very intuitively laid out, and it is very easy to get used to pushing those buttons. I think it's a fun synth to program, and I never felt inconvenienced by it.
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Re: Moog Little Phatty Discontinued

Postby GuyaGuy » Sun Sep 15, 2013 9:07 pm

MitchK1989 wrote:the sub phatty is more synth for less money.

seriously, who thought putting only 4 knobs and no noise source on a monosynth priced at over 1k was a good idea?


Moog and all of the people who have bought it in its 7-year production run.
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Re: Moog Little Phatty Discontinued

Postby c-level » Sun Sep 15, 2013 10:46 pm

GuyaGuy wrote:
MitchK1989 wrote:the sub phatty is more synth for less money.

seriously, who thought putting only 4 knobs and no noise source on a monosynth priced at over 1k was a good idea?


Moog and all of the people who have bought it in its 7-year production run.


yup.

im more and more attracted to the lil phatty. it really is like a source x4. what other synth has such great visual feedback of saved patches without rotary encoders? the way the knobs save and display the saved param and interpolates so well even if the physical knob is already halfway there. pretty brilliant.
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Re: Moog Little Phatty Discontinued

Postby Black Tomorrow » Mon Sep 16, 2013 8:25 am

Kenneth wrote:They pretty much have a monopoly on that market right now.


Is Korg getting royalties from DSI? :lol:
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Re: Moog Little Phatty Discontinued

Postby bochelli » Mon Sep 16, 2013 8:30 am

It sounds to me that Moog have made their money its clearly sold well we have been spared yet another special edition in metallic orange or ochre or whatever colour is left I would offer to moog consider with care and logic the next model in the pipeline.
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