What synths were used on Dr. Dre Th Chronic?

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What synths were used on Dr. Dre Th Chronic?

Post by chinchee » Fri Aug 21, 2009 8:47 pm

Anyone know what synths were used on Dr Dre's The Chronic? Especially the hits....."G-Thang, Let me Ride, & Dre Day". By the way, if anyone also knows who played on this album(besides Dre) or arranged it, that would be great too!!! It really is brilliant musically.

Thanks........biatches :mrgreen:

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Re: What synths were used on Dr. Dre Th Chronic?

Post by supermel74 » Fri Aug 21, 2009 9:17 pm

Pretty sure there's lots of Minimoog. There's a book out but it's expensive as h**l. You can find excerpts from it online if you google.



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Re: What synths were used on Dr. Dre Th Chronic?

Post by Carey M » Sat Aug 22, 2009 8:50 am

Yep. Definitely Minimoog.

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Re: What synths were used on Dr. Dre Th Chronic?

Post by LoneStarHustler » Sat Feb 04, 2017 10:55 pm

While they are Mini Moog sounds, I was pretty sure he use an SE-1

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Re: What synths were used on Dr. Dre Th Chronic?

Post by countrushmore » Sun Feb 05, 2017 1:06 am

Try looking up everybody he sampled. You should get to know who Bernie Worrell is.
The west coast sound made by dr dre is actually the Bernie Worrell sound. When I first started making music I thought dr dre made everything himself, and it sure boosted my goals. You probly like the track funky worm by the Ohio players

http://www.whosampled.com/sample/1730/D ... ar-Child)/

http://www.whosampled.com/sample/435/Dr ... ky-to-You/

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5127/525 ... 2da545.jpg

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Re: What synths were used on Dr. Dre Th Chronic?

Post by wiss » Sun Feb 05, 2017 3:33 pm

Emu SP-1200, Various Akai samplers and MPC3000, Roland TR-808, SE-1, Minimoog,

Colin Wolfe gave a great interview about working with Dr Dre (link fixed)


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"All we used was the explosion and the orchestra hit. The Fairlight was a $100,000 waste of space."

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