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Guess the synth!

Post by hfinn » Fri Oct 15, 2010 2:20 am

I'm not giving a whole lot to go on but thought it might be fun to try to guess the synth. This clip was recoreded by me sometime in the last year. Added some reverb... Try to guess the synth...


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Re: Guess the synth!

Post by Z » Fri Oct 15, 2010 2:23 am

My first guess would be CS-80 - I thought I heard some poly aftertouch or maybe I was wanting to hear it.

2nd guess would by PolyMoog.

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Re: Guess the synth!

Post by 101 Force » Fri Oct 15, 2010 2:29 am

I'd have to say the Yamaha CS-80 as well. Of course, it doesn't help that the CS-80 is one of the only synthesizers mentioned on your website, hfinn...
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Re: Guess the synth!

Post by goom » Fri Oct 15, 2010 2:31 am

DX7 (or similar ilk)?

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Re: Guess the synth!

Post by Slashe50 » Fri Oct 15, 2010 2:53 am

I'm going to assume either a Polymoog or a Jupiter-8, because those are the two synths you have on your blog.
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Re: Guess the synth!

Post by sequentialsoftshock » Fri Oct 15, 2010 4:26 am

CS 80, Crumar BitOne :D , or PolyMoog.

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Re: Guess the synth!

Post by iProg » Fri Oct 15, 2010 8:41 am

Jupiter-8 :)

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Re: Guess the synth!

Post by Mush » Fri Oct 15, 2010 9:38 am

Yammy dx1?

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Re: Guess the synth!

Post by tekkentool » Fri Oct 15, 2010 9:43 am

DW-8000? JX-8P?

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Re: Guess the synth!

Post by hfinn » Fri Oct 15, 2010 11:28 am

And the winner is Goom, but more specifically Mush. Yamaha DX1. (so yes, there was polyphonic aftertouch going on!)

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Re: Guess the synth!

Post by sequentialsoftshock » Fri Oct 15, 2010 4:36 pm

hfinn wrote:And the winner is Goom, but more specifically Mush. Yamaha DX1. (so yes, there was polyphonic aftertouch going on!)
That's pretty awesome! The BitOne can sound like this which is why I thought it, but it of course has no aftertouch. I must admit, my ears aren't good at picking up aftertouch; I didn't have it on anything until the Evolver :lol:

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Re: Guess the synth!

Post by goom » Sat Oct 16, 2010 6:57 am

Very cool clip, hfinn. How in the heck did Mush figure out that it was the DX1? Do you have a gear list somewhere? Anyway, congrats, Mush!

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Re: Guess the synth!

Post by hfinn » Sat Oct 16, 2010 2:16 pm

A few people know I now have a DX1 so Mush was one in the know ;)

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Re: Guess the synth!

Post by Z » Sat Oct 16, 2010 2:25 pm

I knew I heard some poly-touch in there. I didn't know the DX1 had that feature. Cool.

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Re: Guess the synth!

Post by ImperatorDX » Sat Oct 16, 2010 3:17 pm

Ha ha, I was going to say DX7 too but I was too late. :D I'd take a DX1 over CS80 any day.
Btw, the effect that sounds like Poly AT can be recreated on the plain DX7 to some extent if you use a Fixed Frequency, velo-sensitive operator going in the LFO range on top of your sound. Velocity is polyphonic, so you get independently LFO'ed sounds in your chords.
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