Italo-Disco 1986 Reverbs

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Italo-Disco 1986 Reverbs

Postby portland » Thu Jul 11, 2013 3:34 am

Anyone have any info specifically about reverb units italo disco producers were using in the mid 80s?
Also hmu w/ quality studio pics from Milan / Rimini of that era
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Re: Italo-Disco 1986 Reverbs

Postby BenR » Thu Aug 22, 2013 11:48 pm

Yes ;)

Silent Circle's album (from 1986) used the "Lexicon 480L".
Source: http://hea.iki.rssi.ru/~denis/intervu.html

Which particular Italo Disco albums and songs did you have in mind?
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Re: Italo-Disco 1986 Reverbs

Postby vicd » Fri Aug 23, 2013 10:33 am

You can probably refer to Paolo Di Nicolantonio's (SynthMania) Italo Disco and Quick Tips series on youtube. He displays a fair amount of authentic gear for the genre there.

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Re: Italo-Disco 1986 Reverbs

Postby Stab Frenzy » Sat Aug 24, 2013 12:37 am

Anyone wanting the sound of the 480L who records to a DAW would be advised to check out Valhalla Vintage Verb. Don't be put off by the fact the UI isn't a 3D rendering of some vintage hardware, this thing sounds amazing. And only $50 with a demo version so you can try before you buy, what's not to love?

http://www.valhalladsp.com/valhallavintageverb
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Re: Italo-Disco 1986 Reverbs

Postby Hybrid88 » Sat Aug 24, 2013 11:25 am

Yeah, there's some good new Native Instruments versions of those old Lexicons too.
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