Can you help me ID this synth?

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Can you help me ID this synth?

Post by bkguy » Mon Dec 30, 2019 7:31 pm

Hi there,

Going crazy trying to identify the source of the sounds on a bunch of late 80s/early 90s records I love. There's this cool percussion and this distinctive pitchbend on the sitar sample here on this INXS song at 17 seconds:

And some of the same sounds are on this, especially at 25 seconds in, that same pitch bend sitar thing:

I've been searching Proteus samples and stuff but haven't had any luck. Help appreciated :)

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Re: Can you help me ID this synth?

Post by Z » Tue Dec 31, 2019 2:41 pm

Not a synthesizer. Most likely a sample of a Sarangi

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Re: Can you help me ID this synth?

Post by sandwich » Thu Jan 02, 2020 2:56 pm

I would check out the Emax library for the INXS stuff, at least one of those Asian instruments is in there. I'm pretty sure they used a bit of Emax on that album, on the intro to 'Beautiful Girl' the piano with the duff note is definitely in my Emax library! ;)

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Re: Can you help me ID this synth?

Post by Music Bird » Fri Jan 03, 2020 2:40 pm

Definitely a sampler. Maybe an Emax or Emulator. I have an Emax II Kontakt library and it’s one of the presets in it.
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