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Favorite Sounds

Post by Analogue Crazy » Thu Jul 03, 2008 7:52 pm

Whats your favorite sounds on your gear?

Andromeda: Synth Brass - they are just really thick and warm.
Unison - Its just massive.
Pads - The warmth is just increadible.

Jupiter-4: Basses - really punchy raw sounds.
Unison - Not quiet as big as the andy but much more dirty.
Leads - Really ballsy and dirty with a tad bit of VCA overload.

CS-40M: Leads - Clean but extreamly powerful.


M1: Piano - Its just a timeless sound.
Pads - Warm and atmospheric

CZ-5000: Bass - Classic mid 80's pop.
Metallic - Typical FM sorta stuff.

Wavestation: Pads - Really atmospheric complex textures.
Wavesequencing - A beutiful sound.

Multiman - Well its a string machine so strings i guess.
I actually use the brass more.
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Post by Dane_Xoth » Thu Jul 03, 2008 8:24 pm

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Re: Favorite Sounds

Post by ronP » Thu Jul 03, 2008 9:48 pm

Analogue Crazy wrote:Whats your favorite sounds on your gear?

Andromeda: Synth Brass - they are just really thick and warm.
Unison - Its just massive.
Pads - The warmth is just increadible.

Jupiter-4: Basses - really punchy raw sounds.
Unison - Not quiet as big as the andy but much more dirty.
Leads - Really ballsy and dirty with a tad bit of VCA overload.

CS-40M: Leads - Clean but extreamly powerful.


M1: Piano - Its just a timeless sound.
Pads - Warm and atmospheric

CZ-5000: Bass - Classic mid 80's pop.
Metallic - Typical FM sorta stuff.

Wavestation: Pads - Really atmospheric complex textures.
Wavesequencing - A beutiful sound.

Multiman - Well its a string machine so strings i guess.
I actually use the brass more.
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MT-70: pearly organs and vibes; phat when phased or chorused.

ZOOM

MRT-3B: filtered clap; analog cowbell and claves.

KORG

microKorg: resonant strings with long delay; formant vocoder polysynth.

Electribe EA: squelchy leads; muted bass; evolving percussive effects.

Kaossilator: don't know yet; I just bought it an hour ago!

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Post by stephen » Thu Jul 03, 2008 11:25 pm

Microkorg - weird arpeggios that remind me of tangerine dream. I also came up with a couple of nice trancey sounds (no, really I did! On a microkorg!!)

AN1x - can't fault it. I like everything about it. Blows my other stuff out of the water. I just sit and tweak my way through pads, and it even does a nice 303-type bass. I like the jarresque phased string sounds it can produce too.

Novation nova - ah, problem here, because I just can't seem to get into it at the moment. I can't think of anything in particular that stands out, especially with the AN1x sitting there. If I didn't own the big blue monster maybe I'd get into this one more.

Korg electribe (EM1) - really enjoing some of the basslines it can produce. Limited, but fun in it's own way.

Kaoss Pad 3 - talk filter is very nice especially on hold mode.
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Post by Box » Fri Jul 04, 2008 6:12 am

Roland JX-8P - patch for "The Final Countdown". :P
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Post by crystalmsc » Fri Jul 04, 2008 8:14 am

stephen wrote:AN1x - can't fault it. I like everything about it. Blows my other stuff out of the water. I just sit and tweak my way through pads, and it even does a nice 303-type bass. I like the jarresque phased string sounds it can produce too.
yeah, I have too many favorite sounds with just that :) it's just so musical in every way.
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Post by Yoozer » Fri Jul 04, 2008 8:19 am

At the risk of sounding like a complete asshole, threads like these tend to suck without demos. Record stuff. Upload the mp3. It's not rocket science, and if you need a tutorial I'll be happy to write one.

Both Synthmania and Bluesynths are great resources because they supplement their opinions and reviews with a large load of sounds, and most of the things I hear about the Andromeda are how awesome it sounds with no sounds to show for it, and the demos here are old.

Korg TR-Rack - forgot what the original preset's name was
http://theheartcore.com/music/hyperpad.mp3

Alesis Ion (gone now) - TB-303 emulation:
http://theheartcore.com/music/silverbox.mp3

Absynth "Sweet Girl" pad, Massive "Summer Pad" pad, and the Solina String Ensemble:
http://theheartcore.com/music/absynth_m ... solina.mp3
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Post by Jexus » Fri Jul 04, 2008 8:42 am

korg ms2000 - for sounds that only ms2000 can make
alesis ion - for cool ionesque sounds
roland juno - this phat juno series sound
arp odyssey - unique (sh)arp sound
yamaha an1x - pads, bass, solos, effects, strings and pads
novation _ station - this novation engine

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Post by shaft9000 » Fri Jul 04, 2008 3:56 pm

lp+cp-251 : classic leads and BASS, + w/ CP-251: odyssey-type modulations w/ a Moog flavor, any pattern driven by external sequencer is going to be delicious, - everything is delicious actually :D
supernova2kb : anything arpeggio, big warm pads, solina emu, cs-type leads, digital poly-fx sweeps/washes, fm organs & ep's
shermanfb2 : anything aggro, subtle bpf modulations, making newer gear sound old and cranky
ms2000 : simple wavesequencing, dwgs textures, reedy/buzzy leads
micron : fm madness, polysynth chord stabs, blatant digital modular-type stuff, fx textures
juno6 : brass stabs, simple warm pads, arp bass, filter CV mods w/ cp-251(delicious!!)
matrix1000 : mellow warm pads, brass, cheezy 80's fx
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Post by th0mas » Fri Jul 04, 2008 4:51 pm

Box wrote:Roland JX-8P - patch for "The Final Countdown". :P
damnit since reading this that song's been stuck in my head.

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Post by synth3tik » Fri Jul 04, 2008 11:46 pm

I just got my JP-6 in and I am quite pleased with a lot of the sounds I can make. Mainly anything that would have resonance. Like the bleepy percussive sounds. The filter on the JP-6 does not thin out the sound when the resonance is turned up like on a lot of other synths. Totally amazing.

The Prophet 08 is great for detuned bells and other airy patches.

SE-1X is my fav synth for doing fifths.

The JD-990 is my string and pad machine for sure.

Octave Cat is great for rip off your ears FX and other weirdness.

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Post by discointellect » Wed Jul 09, 2008 12:17 am

Cheetah MS6 and Waldorf Microwave for pads, Doepfer A100 for everything else :)

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Post by Sexor » Wed Jul 09, 2008 3:58 am

synth3tik wrote:The filter on the JP-6 does not thin out the sound when the resonance is turned up like on a lot of other synths. Totally amazing
whaaat? are you serious? The Jup6 has the absolutely WORST case of resonance totally killing the sound. It's really the achilles heel of the JP-6.
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Post by Joey » Wed Jul 09, 2008 4:26 am

I like to use my Virus TI for fart noises and my juno for the sound of diarrhea as it leaves the rectum.

The virus is good for vomiting noises as well.

I used them both recently in my cover of the 2girls1cup song


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Post by hyphen nation » Wed Jul 09, 2008 7:44 am

Joey wrote:
I used them both recently in my cover of the 2girls1cup song


:lol:
unnecessary, now I have the final countdown playing in my head and that freaking video image playing back...damn scarf wearer....

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