Tragic Kingdon

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Tragic Kingdon

Post by MrFrodo » Sun Oct 06, 2013 4:08 pm

I know that No Doubt co-founder Eric Stefani used a Prophet 5 during the making of the third No Doubt record, Tragic Kingdom. Does anyone know if he used the Prophet for the organ sound on "Sunday Morning," or did he use a real combo organ? (I know that record includes wall-to-wall vintage keyboards, which is one of its endearing features.)
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Re: Tragic Kingdon

Post by KevBKeys » Sun Oct 06, 2013 11:25 pm

I've always believed the sync sound on 'Just a Girl' to be a Jupiter 8 factory preset. I'm not totally sure on that though.

Don't know about Sunday Morning, and wouldn't want to speculate. It is indeed a slightly distorted combo organ sound, so could be a Prophet 5 or any synth, maybe a real organ as you say. In the video they are playing a Wurlitzer EP, so that doesn't give a clue. I'd be interested to know too, so hopefully someone will have some inside info.

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Re: Tragic Kingdon

Post by MrFrodo » Sun Oct 06, 2013 11:34 pm

Damn straight. I didn't get it until I was twenty-two, and I wonder why I didn't get it sooner.

Using a Wurlitzer reminds me of the video for the Chicago song "Will You Still Love Me" where one of their period keyboardists (Bill Champlin) mimed the piano part on a Hammond Organ.

It was be awesome if Eric Stefani shared an inventory of his keyboard rig from 1995. I'd also like to know whether he used a Mellatron or a Chamberlin for "The Climb."
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