What synth is used in the gold HQ scene in Blade Runner?

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Re: What synth is used in the gold HQ scene in Blade Runner?

Post by ppg_wavecomputer » Thu Apr 20, 2017 10:18 pm

Bitexion wrote:There is no ONE sound only the CS80 can do, it's just another polysynth when all comes down to it. [...]
Well, theoretically yes, but there is no other polysynth that allows you to interact with the sound in such a way the CS80 does. That's what makes the 80 stand out (and the 50 and 60, too, at least to some some extent). Even the Rhodes Chroma falls apart at some point.

The filters are rather unique, too. Metallic-sounding? No. That would be the Prophet 5 Rev. 3.

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Re: What synth is used in the gold HQ scene in Blade Runner?

Post by HideawayStudio » Sun Apr 23, 2017 7:16 pm

I'm not sure if it was used on Blade Runner but Vangelis was certainly also using the PS-3300 during the same era. It certainly found its way onto the Chariots of Fire score and could be seen sitting directly next to the CS-80 in the studio.

I've been restoring three PS-3300s in the past few months and what I can certainly say is these 144 tone generator beasts do brass nicely!

https://soundcloud.com/hideaway-studio/ ... s-ensemble

Mind you this month's beast on the bench doesn't do a bad job either!

https://soundcloud.com/hideaway-studio/ ... totune-one

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