What sounds do you love most?

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What sounds do you love most?

Post by elmosexwhistle » Wed Nov 22, 2006 6:39 pm

well i thought the hating instuments thread was a little negative, so what sounds, instrumental or synth or otherwise, do you love most in the world? for me, it's:

- snares that go "pannnnng"
- the cutting aria pro 2 pickups on my guitar through a cranked up peavey bandit!
- anything fm that comes out of the sega megadrive, sonic 1 - greenhill zone!
- big evolving digital pads
- viola solos and string sections
- trombone
- anything played by rick wright
- crazy fecking atari 2600/sid/nes sounds
- the humble triangle waveform :)

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Post by Pighood » Wed Nov 22, 2006 6:41 pm

Fings wot come out of this stack:

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Post by elmosexwhistle » Wed Nov 22, 2006 6:45 pm

oh my god...that looks amazing, a subtractive synthesist's dream rig! x

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Post by antilles » Wed Nov 22, 2006 7:05 pm

A grand piano!

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Post by JSRockit » Wed Nov 22, 2006 7:15 pm

Drum Machine Boom Bap
Space type sounds from a Moog
One Acoustic Guitar, Great lyrics, and a decent but not great Voice.
Lo-Fi tape recordings
Bjork's voice
MF Doom's voice
Quasimoto's voice
Korg Volcas / 6 x TE POs / MicroBrute / EH Space Drum & Crash Pad

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Post by Tek » Wed Nov 22, 2006 7:29 pm

Roland Strings.
Etherial noises in dance breaks.
Reason 6.5 and a bit of hardware.

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Post by MrHope » Wed Nov 22, 2006 7:37 pm

I like some of those heavily filtered and modulated basslines that sound like growling or talking. You hear them sometimes in DubStep and certain styles of Drum n Bass. I'm jealous cause I can't make them on my synth.

I also like sounds that are rich in overtones so that they almost sound like chords.

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Post by Andante » Wed Nov 22, 2006 7:40 pm

- Eminent 310 string ensemble played through a smallstone phaser
- Most things that come out of a Fender Rhodes
- Acoustic guitars
- Vangelis brasslead from his CS80
- Most things that come out of a Mellotron
- Korg MS20:s basses, leads and effects
- The quijada sound from Korg Minipops 7
- Bongos, hihats and the toms from EKO Computerhytm
- Philips Philicorda organ
- The bass sequence from Kraftwerks The Robots (Minimoog I guess?)
- A good bassplayer playing some licks on a fretless bass!
- Sitar (wich often has to involve a good player)
- guitars played backwards

...damn I have many favourite sounds! :D

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Post by Analogue Crazy » Wed Nov 22, 2006 7:55 pm

I also love Roland Strings.
A6 Andromeda, MS20 Mini, M500SP, DS-8, Motif 7, DX11,

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Post by Strangenono » Wed Nov 22, 2006 8:38 pm

-Every sounds from my good old sega megadrive (especially castlevania, batman, cool spot)
-Roland strings (especially jx10 ones)
-Oberheim strings and brasses (jump ...)
-Emulator II (all from depeche mode they led this keyboard to sound's heaven)
-Prophet 5 stabs ( Hall and oates)
-Yam Dx7 famous bass , its insolent brasses and of courses its romantic rhodes ( even if some of you can't stand it !!! )
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-Korg poly 6 basses and strings

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Post by JSRockit » Wed Nov 22, 2006 8:43 pm

Andante wrote: - Most things that come out of a Mellotron
Oh yeah, that's for sure.
Korg Volcas / 6 x TE POs / MicroBrute / EH Space Drum & Crash Pad

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Post by joerg721 » Wed Nov 22, 2006 8:47 pm

The Kraftwerk Zapp

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Post by MitchK1989 » Wed Nov 22, 2006 8:52 pm

fender rhodes, Virtual Analog leads utilizing FM, distorted bass (synth or electric...), and thin shimmery digital strings.

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Post by Psy_Free » Wed Nov 22, 2006 8:52 pm

- A big old Moog Modular strutting it's stuff.
- A MonoPoly arp in poly mode cycling through the oscillators with X-mod on & LFO on the filter
- A Hammond B3
- Mellotron choir & strings
- Anything put through a Ring Mod
- A sitar coupled with some frantic tabla pounding
- Anything that comes out of a CS30 :D
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Post by JackAstro » Wed Nov 22, 2006 8:53 pm

Stereo self oscillating filters, a la the Evolver. Especially with an inverted envelope.

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