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Re: Vintage Synth adverts

Postby RetroSynthAds » Wed Apr 23, 2014 7:03 pm

Bitexion wrote:Kind of strange to emphasize their two biggest competitors in caps at the very start of the ad.

Those are the names in the industry that will attract the reader's attention to the ad.

Also, when your competitors rank higher than you or don't you have the name recognition that your competitor has, its common to put yourself beside them in an ad to hopefully begin that association in the buyers mind.

I'm guessing the b**b help too. Lol!

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Re: Vintage Synth adverts

Postby Bitexion » Wed Apr 23, 2014 7:36 pm

And re the Korg ad..yep, 70s monosynths TOTALLY sounded like a classical orchestra. I can imagine the disappointment of someone playing the presets for the first time expecting a real brass ensemble or "oboe".
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Re: Vintage Synth adverts

Postby Jabberwalky » Wed Apr 23, 2014 10:03 pm

It's actually damn good at oboes and clarinets!
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Re: Vintage Synth adverts

Postby Dr. Phibes » Wed Apr 23, 2014 10:16 pm

They were actually extremely realistic at the time, it's the acoustic instruments that have become increasingly debased.
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Re: Vintage Synth adverts

Postby SeventhStar » Thu May 29, 2014 6:36 am


Had to add this one..
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Re: Vintage Synth adverts

Postby vicd » Thu May 29, 2014 7:15 am

:D a matchbox sticker ad for Formanta's Maestro.
Literally saying "MAESTRO - a digital electromusical synthesizer".


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