What synth/synths can make this synth line?

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What synth/synths can make this synth line?

Post by drummy » Thu Mar 13, 2008 7:55 pm

Hey guys. I was watching the Futurama movie, and there's a synth part with a really nice sounding lead that comes in at 0:42. You can check it out here:



Anyone know what it is, or what can make it? I like how smooth it is.

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Re: What synth/synths can make this synth line?

Post by meatballfulton » Thu Mar 13, 2008 8:50 pm

Square wave with portamento.
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Re: What synth/synths can make this synth line?

Post by drummy » Thu Mar 13, 2008 9:15 pm

meatballfulton wrote:Square wave with portamento.
That's what I thought., thanks for the reply Tried it on my Univox, but sounded a bit off. Even worse on my CS-5, so I thought a particular synth could do it better...

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Post by Synthaholic » Thu Mar 13, 2008 10:47 pm

It's a square wave but it's filtered, so play around with the filter settings. Set cutoff to make it smooth and give it a touch of resonance and I bet you'll nail it pretty easily on any of your synths.

EDIT: It could be a triangle wave, or a filtered square wave, try both.
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Post by insky » Fri Mar 14, 2008 12:26 am

The reason it didn't sound like it on your minikorg is because the square wave isn't even square...go ahead and take a look at it with an oscilliscope...or a software oscilliscope. You need a true square waveform to get that sound. Also I think the pulse width is not set to exactly square in that clip.
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