Help Identifying Synths

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Help Identifying Synths

Post by TheCoastalineFire » Mon Oct 28, 2019 3:25 pm

Hi,

This is my first thread here. I am hoping someone could help me identify what synths are used on Christian Chevalier's “Sea Bird Fly". Any help would be greatly appreciated.


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Re: Help Identifying Synths

Post by philip » Tue Oct 29, 2019 12:56 am

Great tune

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Re: Help Identifying Synths

Post by Music Bird » Mon Nov 04, 2019 8:13 pm

Sounds sort of like an Oberheim, Juno, or Prophet synth but can’t be too sure.
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Re: Help Identifying Synths

Post by meatballfulton » Mon Nov 04, 2019 10:49 pm

I looked up that LP, it was recorded around 1978.
I listened to Hatfield and the North at Rainbow. They were very wonderful and they made my heart a prisoner.

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Re: Help Identifying Synths

Post by Music Bird » Thu Nov 07, 2019 10:07 pm

Since around 1978, I think a Korg PS-3300 or CS-80 or Oberheim polysynth would make sense for the poly parts, some sounds also sound like a Minimoog but not exactly so maybe an ARP Odyssey Mk. I?
Edit: strings sound Rolandish, maybe RS-202?
Lead oboe sounds like an ARP Pro Soloist or SH-2000 Roland preset.
Accordion like synth and plucks could be an old divide down synth like an ARP Omni or an organ, maybe a Yamaha D85 or E70?
Bass intro thing sounds Moogish but not quite, maybe ARP or Roland again?
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Non synths include string, woodwind, percussion, and toys for SFX.

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