Is the Moog Opus 3 really capable of making these sounds?

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Is the Moog Opus 3 really capable of making these sounds?

Post by drummy » Tue Sep 23, 2008 11:14 pm

http://aliens-project.de/t_200205_moogopus.html

If you go there and listen to the demos, they make the Opus sound downright creepy, which I love. Can it really do all those crazy FX sounds?
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Re: Is the Moog Opus 3 really capable of making these sounds?

Post by wiss » Tue Sep 23, 2008 11:34 pm

yep..... just watch out for the goo
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Re: Is the Moog Opus 3 really capable of making these sounds?

Post by carbon111 » Tue Sep 23, 2008 11:51 pm

wiss wrote:yep..... just watch out for the goo
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Re: Is the Moog Opus 3 really capable of making these sounds?

Post by hfinn » Tue Sep 23, 2008 11:58 pm

I personally think you will be disappointed with the opus 3 if those are the sounds you are looking for.

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Re: Is the Moog Opus 3 really capable of making these sounds?

Post by drummy » Wed Sep 24, 2008 1:00 am

hfinn wrote:I personally think you will be disappointed with the opus 3 if those are the sounds you are looking for.
Oh no, those are not the only ones. I really like the strings as well. Kind of thin in my opinion, but sinister. I like that. The crazy FX sounds would be a bonus.

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Re: Is the Moog Opus 3 really capable of making these sounds?

Post by WhinyLittleRunt » Wed Sep 24, 2008 3:40 am

I bought Gforce Virtual String Machine because I wanted to get some of the ARP Omni sounds and it also has an Opus 3 set. It isn't going to benefit you for doing weird sounds but it definitely recreates the strings. They did a good job sampling because the OB-8 strings section sounds identical to my own OB-8 with the exception of it sounding a little more "perfect".

But a cheap-a*s way to get some vintage string machines in your hands,
I like vintage synths....

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Re: Is the Moog Opus 3 really capable of making these sounds?

Post by MrFrodo » Wed Sep 24, 2008 7:56 pm

I wouldn't need the Opus 3 to make those effects, but I do plan on someday owning one. Economical and more manageable (I hope) than a Vox Continental or Farfisa Combo Compac. It was designed by one of my heros, Herbert A. Deutsch, who originally titled it the Strings Organ Brass (S O B). If only those Norlin freaks had listened to him. . . .
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