Kraftwerk "The Robots" bass sound

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Post by multipackvitamin » Wed Oct 31, 2007 10:26 pm

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Post by fingerbib2000 » Thu Nov 01, 2007 4:06 pm

severen wrote:I have great Kraftwerk TV clip.

Kraftwerk - The Robots (French TV 1978)

http://board01.ktdom.com/php/board.php? ... 6&page=137
Now that, is showmanship. 8)
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Post by Arddhu » Thu Nov 01, 2007 5:05 pm

Funny 3am trivia:
I usually listen to black metal and various other dark styles of music but when I first heard The Robots a couple of months ago, that was the first time a song had spooked me good and proper.
I couldn't fathom how humans could write something so robotic!

Now there's something you can tell your grandkids...

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Post by JSRockit » Thu Nov 01, 2007 5:58 pm

Arddhu wrote:Funny 3am trivia:
I usually listen to black metal and various other dark styles of music but when I first heard The Robots a couple of months ago, that was the first time a song had spooked me good and proper.
I couldn't fathom how humans could write something so robotic!

Now there's something you can tell your grandkids...
Yes, kraftwerk is shocking the first time you hear them. I actually got into them by hearing Harry p***y do a cover of Showroom Dummies. HP is a noise duo and it was the only song on the HP CD that resembled a song to me...so it stuck out. Then I was looking through used records and found TEE and saw Showroom Dummies...bought it, listened, fell in love with Kraftwerk and bought all the rest of their albums within a month. It was last time I was really blown away by someones sound. I keep finding plenty of good music, but not on that level ie history, sound, weirdness, the whole package.
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Post by Vast Halo » Thu Nov 01, 2007 9:48 pm

multipackvitamin wrote:neon lights is one of their best, great melody. I would like to know what they use for that lead sound.
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Post by redchapterjubilee » Fri Nov 02, 2007 4:38 pm

Back in 1982 my brother brought home Trans Europe Express from the public library. I was 7. The cover scared me. They looked like mannequins to me. And the music was even scarier to me. "The Hall of Mirrors" especially. After that I began to have nightmares that the knots in the closet door (they were oak) were actually camera holes and Florian Schneider was watching me at night. So we had to keep the closet doors open at night for awhile after that! Then there was the other nightmare that Florian Schneider was swimming in my neighbor's swimming pool in a tuxedo.

You could say Kraftwerk has had a very profound effect upon me from pretty much the beginning! For me they are the alpha and the omega of electronic pop.
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Post by Robonaut » Sat Nov 03, 2007 2:10 pm

Thanks for the responses everyone!

I think that I got something fairly close.

Here's what I came up with in case anyone else want's to try it on their Prophet:

OSC1 Freq: C1
OSC1 Fine: 0
OSC1 Shape: Saw
OSC1 Glide: 0
OSC Mix: 64

OSC2 FREQ: C1
OSC2 Fine: -5
OSC2 Shape: Pulse 15
OSC2 Glide: 0
Noise: 10

Filter: 4 pole
Filter Freq: 101
Resonance: 70
Filt Env Amount: 127
Filt Velocity: 0
Key Amount: 0
Audio Mod: 0
Filt Env Delay: 0
Filt Env Attack: 0
Filt Env Decay: 25
Filt Env Sustain: 0
Filt Env Release: 0

Amp Env Amount: 127
Amp Velocity: 0
Pan Spread: 0
Amp Env Delay: 0
Amp Env Attack: 0
Amp Env Decay: 105
Amp Env Sustain: 10
Amp Env Release: 0

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