Beatitude - Ric Ocasek

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Re: Beatitude - Ric Ocasek

Post by Micke » Mon Jan 20, 2014 2:39 pm

You're welcome :)

There's another interesting article on the making of The Cars album 'Shake it up' on that site.
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Re: Beatitude - Ric Ocasek

Post by synthparts » Tue Jan 21, 2014 6:19 am

I have Ric's old JP-8. It had a bunch of osc sync lead patches on it so I wonder if what was always assumed to be P-5 sounds might have been JP-8...
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Re: Beatitude - Ric Ocasek

Post by synthroom » Tue Jan 21, 2014 9:37 pm

I hope you did a patch dump to perserve those sounds...
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Re: Beatitude - Ric Ocasek

Post by Fredthehound » Thu Jan 23, 2014 5:02 pm

Awesome timing ;). Ric's Vievo channel just posted vids from the Beatitude tour.

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Re: Beatitude - Ric Ocasek

Post by Micke » Thu Jan 23, 2014 6:37 pm

Cool, thanks for posting those clips.

I also spot a Roland MC-4 sequencer, Linndrum and Yamaha CP-30 ep in Hawkes' live setup.
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Re: Beatitude - Ric Ocasek

Post by hageir » Wed Mar 21, 2018 12:03 am

Hello guys & gals, long time no see!
All is good.

I just wanted to revive this old thread as I'm wondering what kind of a sequencer Ric Ocasek was using while producing Suicide's A Way of Life album, I found in some book that there was a splash of Mellotron and an E-MU Emulator (with guitar samples layered with real guitars) ... No insight on the sequencer (so far). It's such a driving, steady, groovy and minimalistic album, that sequencer/clock is the bomb!

(earlier Alan Vega and Martin Rev got a budget to buy gear, they got a CR-78 and a Prophet-5)
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