Sequencing melodies and drum beats using LFOs

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Sequencing melodies and drum beats using LFOs

Post by memo » Sat Sep 22, 2007 7:51 pm

Just finished a second tutorial - how to sequence drum beats and simulate arpeggiators using LFOs.

It uses an ESQ-1, but you could use the techniques on almost anything.

Episode 2

While it's not the most practical method of creating sequences, it sounds quite a bit different and you get unexpected bonuses as well.
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Post by Jack Spider » Sat Sep 22, 2007 10:00 pm

One of the most useful and informative videos I've seen in some time - very well done, sir!

Having also watched your excellent MS2000 video (very clever!), I await further episodes with eager anticipation.
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Post by Hugo76 » Sun Sep 23, 2007 2:08 am

Fantastic tutorial, memo, awesome job!
I can't wait to get home for some programming after seing this :D

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Post by WDW » Sun Sep 23, 2007 3:07 am

Brilliantly educational. Thanks for taking the time to create this series of tutorials.

And I have a new-found respect for my ESQ1 too.

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Post by cartesia » Sun Sep 23, 2007 3:23 am

great video!

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Post by Alex E » Sun Sep 23, 2007 5:13 am

Man that was awesome. I was in front of my ESQ-1 trying to figure out how you did it just the other day. :) Thanks for showing me how.
The ESQ noise is so weird and harsh. I love it and hate it at the same time. It reminds me of the noise channel on the Nintendo NES.
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Post by Yoozer » Sun Sep 23, 2007 4:56 pm

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Very smooth production techniques in your video by the way; you do this for a living too, or is it a hobby? It's exactly the right tempo without wandering off too much.
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Post by JSRockit » Sun Sep 23, 2007 6:42 pm

Great work... I've just started to figure out the wonderful world of multiple LFOs on my Monomachine...though nothing on this level. Great video, great techniques... I'm impressed by some people's ideas on this forum when I see stuff like this, but then depressed when I realize I have so far to go in regards to learning synths.
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Post by Constantine » Sun Sep 23, 2007 7:16 pm

fantastic. great video, useful and very interesting.

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Post by Sir Ruff » Sun Sep 23, 2007 8:34 pm

totally useful memo-thanks!

It totally opened my eyes to an aspect of the sq-80 that I had never really explored-multiple LFOs/voice: yes; multiple LFOs as "triggers" no!
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Post by memo » Mon Sep 24, 2007 5:17 am

I appreciate the kind comments. For the next one, I'm thinking either a tutorial on modular synthesis, or frequency modulation.
Yoozer wrote:Very smooth production techniques in your video by the way; you do this for a living too, or is it a hobby? It's exactly the right tempo without wandering off too much.
I created the series as a way to teach myself video production. I pretty much have no idea what I'm doing yet, other than basic Adobe Premier/AfterEffects stuff.
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Post by OriginalJambo » Mon Sep 24, 2007 5:20 am

Please, please, please for the love of God make it a tutorial on FM. If there's one type of synthesis that fazes me (and many others I'm sure!) the most that's probably it.

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Post by crystalmsc » Mon Sep 24, 2007 7:47 am

very useful and educational. keep up the good work!
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Post by Tyler2000 » Mon Sep 24, 2007 8:29 am

Alex E wrote:Man that was awesome. I was in front of my ESQ-1 trying to figure out how you did it just the other day. :) Thanks for showing me how.
The ESQ noise is so weird and harsh. I love it and hate it at the same time. It reminds me of the noise channel on the Nintendo NES.
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