ABOUT

Classiomatica is an attempt to faithfully re-create Duran Duran's classic Rio album. Over the course of 394 hours/206 days, every attempt was made to use either the same keyboards, guitars, amps, drums, mics and effects that the band used back in 1982, their modern re-issues, or as close to the original makes and models as possible.

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Screen name:
Classiomatica
Member since:
Jun 21 2020
Active within 1 week
Level of commitment:
Just for Fun
Years together:
35
Age:
38 years

Influences

Duran Duran

EQUIPMENT

* Keyboards: Roland Jp-08; TAL-U-NO-LX; KBplugs Rolend SH-12; Roberson Audio Prophanity; FalkeLab Stringer; Krakli StingerMax; 4Front (for the piano); TX16Wx (for the ocarina); Yamaha PSR (for the marimba)

* Bass: 1984 Aria Pro II SB-1000 (in passive mode); Status Graphite S2 fretless (the least authentic instrument on here)

* Acoustic guitar: Epiphone Masterbilt

* Electric guitar: Fender Stratocaster with a Dimarzio humbucker in the bridge and a Floyd Rose Original

* Amps: Marshall Vintage Modern; Marshall JMP-1

* Mics: Shure SM57, MXL 770

* Drums: Hydrogen Drums (with a Simmons sample)

The saxophone and intro on Rio, and the vocals to Rio and Hungry like the wolf are from the original isolated tracks.

MUSIC