Favorite synth sounds

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Re: Favorite synth sounds

Post by Bobdabolina » Fri Oct 23, 2009 3:43 pm

This is very creative - I wonder how he uses it. Maybe he makes some plug in of it ?

http://www.ihavesynth.com/blog/squeeze- ... nds-mikael

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Re: Favorite synth sounds

Post by kurtz » Sat Oct 24, 2009 6:02 pm

I read somewhere that the 303 sounds were created 'by mistake', whatever that means. Most amazing creations are created 'by mistake'.

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Re: Favorite synth sounds

Post by Syn303 » Sat Oct 24, 2009 6:07 pm

kurtz wrote:I read somewhere that the 303 sounds were created 'by mistake', whatever that means. Most amazing creations are created 'by mistake'.
the 303's square wave is not a true square wave, it is a sawtooth wave flipped upside down every other cycle, hence it's unique hollow sound.
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Re: Favorite synth sounds

Post by solaristica » Sun Oct 25, 2009 6:18 am

Any one of the sounds on Eno's "On Land", but specially the lfo pad and the modulated phrases on "Unfamiliar Winds..." Only synths could do those and create that composition... If I'm not mistaken everything there is coming from a Prophet-5 and some Lexicon reverbs...

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Re: Favorite synth sounds

Post by ontheyslay » Tue Oct 27, 2009 3:16 am

TR-808 Claves and Cowbell.
Fatass saw waves
C64 Arps 8)

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Re: Favorite synth sounds

Post by ERIC31 » Mon Nov 23, 2009 4:26 am

Almost every song on the first Madonna record. Lucky Star being an all time favorite!

Prince - Controversy. That record is just loaded with tasty synth sounds!

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Re: Favorite synth sounds

Post by iProg » Tue Nov 24, 2009 12:16 pm

ERIC31 wrote:Almost every song on the first Madonna record. Lucky Star being an all time favorite!

Prince - Controversy. That record is just loaded with tasty synth sounds!

:mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
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Re: Favorite synth sounds

Post by burnsjed » Tue Nov 24, 2009 1:47 pm

For me it would have to be the Polymoog's Vox Humana, growing up on that sound that Gary Numan used to such good effect.
Great clip her of someone reproducing the "Replicas" sound that Numan used to open his concerts with.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QSMIzCRinpg

btw, for those that have an Alesis Fusion or Akai S5000/6000 there is a free download on http://www.hollowsun.com/shop/Freepacks/index.htm for a Vox Humana patch

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Re: Favorite synth sounds

Post by BlackGnosis » Fri Nov 27, 2009 1:56 am

I always loved the squealchy ring moddish sound from Crystal methods "Keep hope alive" and the square wave sound of the 303...

Also... I'll admit it, super saw..


Total sucker for it....

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Re: Favorite synth sounds

Post by Scories » Fri Nov 27, 2009 5:21 am

Been brainwashed with that audio logo since my youngest age:


Otherwise, I had a lifetime fascination with the Oxygene intro; in someways, it reminds me Beethoven's ninth intro.
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Re: Favorite synth sounds

Post by PrincessUnicorn » Tue Dec 01, 2009 7:11 am

I'm a big fan of the slightly warbly "oboe" lead in Talk Talk's "Happiness is Easy".

Also, the intro to Robert Palmer's "I Didn't Mean to Turn You On" is a sound that always catches my ear.

Course, if anyone can point me towards pulling either of those out of my CZ-5000, I'd appreciate it!

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Re: Favorite synth sounds

Post by mis psiquicios y yo » Tue Dec 01, 2009 10:07 pm

The lead sound Peter Baumann used a lot in the mid 70's as on Stratosfear with TD and on Romance 76 alone. Kind of a basic and in your face patch.
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Re: Favorite synth sounds

Post by mharris80 » Sun Dec 06, 2009 6:20 am

Too many to mention them all, but here are a few of my favorites:

The OB strings on "Subdivisions" by Rush
"Shine on You Crazy Diamond" Pretty much all the sounds Rick was using on that one were just breathtaking.
"All My Love" by Zep, especially the solo.
The choir sound during the breakdown of "Du Hast"
The "Enjoy The Silence" choir

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Re: Favorite synth sounds

Post by daybyter » Sun Dec 06, 2009 12:15 pm

I like most of the sounds here:


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Re: Favorite synth sounds

Post by Tsarik » Mon Dec 07, 2009 8:54 pm

http://www.myspace.com/oneeyewanders

the song Dead Center. i think he is using an MS-20. this song is what inspired me to start making music.

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