Radiohead "Morning Bell" Electric Piano

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Radiohead "Morning Bell" Electric Piano

Post by Dr Amazing » Mon Apr 01, 2013 11:57 pm

I heard that Thom Yorke plays a Fender Rhodes Mark I on this track, but it sounds effected to me.

Does anyone know what he is using? I am guessing some kind of a filter? What kind?

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Re: Radiohead "Morning Bell" Electric Piano

Post by ppg_wavecomputer » Tue Apr 02, 2013 11:05 am

No idea about the effects they used -- I remember Thom using the Rhodes with a Space Echo and some kind of tremolo and wah-wah --, but they also used a Prophet 5 Rev. 3 on the album (the opening chords and arpeggios are nothing but a P5 factory patch).

I take it you´re talking about the MB version on the Kid A album, aren´t you?

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Re: Radiohead "Morning Bell" Electric Piano

Post by tekkentool » Tue Apr 02, 2013 12:11 pm

Just using a high cut on an EQ and a chorus on MK. 1 samples you can get sorta get there. I'm sure with a real one and an amp to fiddle around with it would be a problem at all to get a similar tone. Actually maybe even using an amp simulator on something like guitar rig or whatever.

http://picosong.com/naCW

The Mk. 1 samples from NI aren't too bad for this but I'm sure there's better samples around.

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Re: Radiohead "Morning Bell" Electric Piano

Post by GuyaGuy » Tue Apr 02, 2013 3:53 pm

Sounds like a Rhodes with a bit off EQing to take off the high end and subtle panning to me.

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Re: Radiohead "Morning Bell" Electric Piano

Post by Hybrid88 » Tue Apr 02, 2013 4:13 pm

Def Rhodes with high-end rolloff.

I'm interested though, which tracks used the Prophet 5?

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Post by Dr Amazing » Tue Apr 02, 2013 4:20 pm

Wow thank you all for the suggestions!

and yes I was thinking of the Kid A version.

time to play around with some EQ!

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Re: Radiohead "Morning Bell" Electric Piano

Post by Dr Amazing » Tue Apr 02, 2013 6:29 pm

What is the difference between taking the high end off of EQ and a low-pass filter?

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Re: Radiohead "Morning Bell" Electric Piano

Post by ppg_wavecomputer » Tue Apr 02, 2013 10:04 pm

Hybrid88 wrote:Def Rhodes with high-end rolloff.

I'm interested though, which tracks used the Prophet 5?
"Everything in its right place", the opening riff.

You can also briefly watch Johnny Greenwood play a P5 in the final section of the "Meeting people is easy" DVD.

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Re: Radiohead "Morning Bell" Electric Piano

Post by GuyaGuy » Tue Apr 02, 2013 10:47 pm

Dr Amazing wrote:What is the difference between taking the high end off of EQ and a low-pass filter?
Resonance. At least for most filters used in studios.
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Re: Radiohead "Morning Bell" Electric Piano

Post by tekkentool » Wed Apr 03, 2013 1:00 am

You can do resonance on an EQ too if you want.

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Re: Radiohead "Morning Bell" Electric Piano

Post by Hybrid88 » Wed Apr 03, 2013 2:17 pm

ppg_wavecomputer wrote:
Hybrid88 wrote:...I'm interested though, which tracks used the Prophet 5?
"Everything in its right place", the opening riff.

You can also briefly watch Johnny Greenwood play a P5 in the final section of the "Meeting people is easy" DVD.
Oh cool, I've always loved that track - interesting to hear it's P5 on it. :)

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Re: Radiohead "Morning Bell" Electric Piano

Post by tekkentool » Wed Apr 03, 2013 2:43 pm

Hybrid88 wrote: Oh cool, I've always loved that track - interesting to hear it
made 10x better.


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Re: Radiohead "Morning Bell" Electric Piano

Post by Hybrid88 » Wed Apr 03, 2013 3:17 pm

^^ Very nice! That's a great remix 8-)

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Re: Radiohead "Morning Bell" Electric Piano

Post by Kenneth » Wed Apr 03, 2013 7:23 pm

They used that same Prophet 5 heavily on King of Limbs. They use a P08 live though.
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