Who can identify these vintage analog synths

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Who can identify these vintage analog synths

Post by psound79 » Mon Mar 02, 2009 9:22 pm

Can anyone tell me what synths are all over this seriously sweet retro-y track? The warmth and soul of these machines is something I'm lacking. A lot of moog I would imagine.

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Re: Who can identify these vintage analog synths

Post by Yoozer » Mon Mar 02, 2009 9:47 pm

Polyphonic Moogs weren't that popular; rather count on it to do bass duties, and the brass/other polysynth sounds to be covered by Prophet or Jupiter 8 - or even something simpler than that. My JX3P can do those brass sounds easily.
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Re: Who can identify these vintage analog synths

Post by Stab Frenzy » Tue Mar 03, 2009 3:47 am

Great first post! :D

I'm interested to hear the answers to this one as well...

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Re: Who can identify these vintage analog synths

Post by shaft9000 » Tue Mar 03, 2009 9:06 am

i can't identify any vintage synths in that track. maybe they went on vacation.
could be poly-anything, really - those are standard sounds mixed with care.

the "soul" you're hearing has nothing to with the machines but is all about the composer/performer - that's why there are hundreds of studios out there w/ top notch $$$ gear and they still manage to churn out soulless garbage in addition to the occasional gem. You can Google "Nashville" if you don't believe me...
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Re: Who can identify these vintage analog synths

Post by john909kid » Tue Mar 03, 2009 2:35 pm

Do you have a full artist/track name ID for the mp3?

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Re: Who can identify these vintage analog synths

Post by MPrint » Tue Mar 03, 2009 5:21 pm

Sounds like a Juno, maybe even a Jupiter, but really it could be anything.

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Re: Who can identify these vintage analog synths

Post by Stab Frenzy » Tue Mar 03, 2009 11:59 pm

john909kid wrote:Do you have a full artist/track name ID for the mp3?
Why, so you can google it and find out what he uses? :D

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Re: Who can identify these vintage analog synths

Post by OriginalJambo » Wed Mar 04, 2009 1:19 am

Micke? :P

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Re: Who can identify these vintage analog synths

Post by Stab Frenzy » Fri Mar 06, 2009 12:00 am

Well seeing as nobody's taking any wild guesses I'll clear this up. The track is by Shazam and as far as I know it's all software. I think the OP was mixing up 'warmth' and 'pitch lfo'. :D

There's heaps of his stuff all over blogs if anyone wants to hear more stuff like it, including a remix he did of my band's single last year. Not bad for a 17 year old.

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Re: Who can identify these vintage analog synths

Post by john909kid » Fri Mar 06, 2009 12:46 am

Stab Frenzy wrote:There's heaps of his stuff all over blogs if anyone wants to hear more stuff like it, including a remix he did of my band's single last year. Not bad for a 17 year old.
You got any links? I pretty much enjoyed the OP's mp3 clip, which was why I asked about further info on the track :)

I had a feeling it may have been all software, and I got a very similar sound to the pad using my Jupiter 8V.

EDIT: Found some more info here SHAZAM

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Re: Who can identify these vintage analog synths

Post by Stab Frenzy » Fri Mar 06, 2009 12:51 am

Go to elbo.ws and then put Shazam into the search box and you'll get about a million hits. He's also on Myspace, link is www.myspace.com/shazamperth I think.

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Re: Who can identify these vintage analog synths

Post by OriginalJambo » Fri Mar 06, 2009 1:07 am

That track is just cryin' out for some decent soul vocals. :)

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