The Sound of the Polivoks

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The Sound of the Polivoks

Post by Arddhu » Sun Jun 17, 2012 6:46 am

I think this sums it up nicely.


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Re: The Sound of the Polivoks

Post by madmarkmagee » Sun Jun 17, 2012 5:10 pm

hahahahaha

Must have gone mad in the Gulag or something...

Was going to say it's probably broken, but then I looked at his other videos...

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Re: The Sound of the Polivoks

Post by philip » Sun Jun 17, 2012 6:41 pm

j**k

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Re: The Sound of the Polivoks

Post by Solderman » Sun Jun 17, 2012 6:49 pm

I believe my comment when I first saw this video was "not entirely inaccurate". Polivoks synths are known to misbehave, and I can see how this might drive someone to near insanity.
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Re: The Sound of the Polivoks

Post by Bitexion » Sun Jun 17, 2012 7:05 pm

Umm..right.

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Re: The Sound of the Polivoks

Post by Infinity Curve » Mon Jun 18, 2012 1:14 am

Ok, that me LOL

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Re: The Sound of the Polivoks

Post by Arddhu » Mon Jun 18, 2012 4:12 am

I quite like the part where he changes from what looks like Low Pass to Band Pass.
It makes me think he may be a missing member of this band though:


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Re: The Sound of the Polivoks

Post by analoglsd » Mon Jun 18, 2012 4:41 am

Arddhu wrote:I think this sums it up nicely.


I remember seeing this video in another post a while back.
Personally, I think it's hilarious and amazing.
Has anyone sampled the audio and used it in a recording yet?

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Re: The Sound of the Polivoks

Post by Stab Frenzy » Mon Jun 18, 2012 5:01 am

Infinity Curve wrote:Ok, that me LOL
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Re: The Sound of the Polivoks

Post by silikon » Mon Jun 18, 2012 6:17 am

Infinity Curve wrote:Ok, that me LOL
Image
echo 1 > /dev/awesome

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Re: The Sound of the Polivoks

Post by madmarkmagee » Mon Jun 18, 2012 2:55 pm

philip wrote:j**k
Sorry if I offended you with my little joke... If you thought I was picking on Russians, you must remember that every nationality cops their fair share of cruel jokes. Ever seen the Simpsons episode were they go to Australia? Anyway I must remember that the cold war and communist dictatorships in some places is a little more close to home.

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Re: The Sound of the Polivoks

Post by Infinity Curve » Mon Jun 18, 2012 3:27 pm

silikon wrote:
Infinity Curve wrote:Ok, that me LOL
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haha, missed the ' made'.

The best part was when I threw this on, the g/f was like 'what the h**l are you listening too' and looked at me like I was crazy when I said 'a synth demo'. :lol:

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Re: The Sound of the Polivoks

Post by Hair » Mon Jun 18, 2012 4:51 pm

anyway this is the best

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Re: The Sound of the Polivoks

Post by mharris80 » Mon Jun 18, 2012 7:46 pm

I always liked Jexus' description of the sound:
Jexus wrote: Polivoks has the most crispy, harsh, overdriven, cruel, nasty, sharp filter human beings created. The synth sounds like a crazy alien b***h being raped and murdered (and apparently enjoying it).

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Re: The Sound of the Polivoks

Post by philip » Tue Jun 19, 2012 12:15 am

madmarkmagee wrote:
philip wrote:j**k
Sorry if I offended you with my little joke... If you thought I was picking on Russians, you must remember that every nationality cops their fair share of cruel jokes. Ever seen the Simpsons episode were they go to Australia? Anyway I must remember that the cold war and communist dictatorships in some places is a little more close to home.
No, I just found this video completely not funny, boring and childishly stupid.

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