Question about this Floyd synth

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Re: Question about this Floyd synth

Post by ranzee » Sun Feb 19, 2017 7:57 am

has this been shown?


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Re: Question about this Floyd synth

Post by ppg_wavecomputer » Sun Feb 19, 2017 10:51 am

Nice find, thanks.

Has anybody read the tour dates at 6:06? "Strasbourg West Germany".

Not sure how accurate that is.

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Re: Question about this Floyd synth

Post by cornutt » Fri Feb 24, 2017 8:38 pm

MeneerJansen wrote: They credit using a VCS3 in the credits of "Dark Side of the Moon", however the sequence on 'On the run' from that album was made w/ a Synthi AKS (the "S" stands for sequencer).
I'm pretty sure that at the time of Dark Side of the Moon, they only had the one VCS-3 and every member of the band tinkered with it. The Synthi AKS that was used for the "On the Run" sequence belonged to Alan Parsons. The band had to go buy one in order to do the tour.
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Re: Question about this Floyd synth

Post by DavidH » Sun Jul 16, 2017 5:08 pm

To reply to the original poster, the sound on the Division Bell/Endless River is a Farfisa Compact Duo. What you do is set the tremolo rate to 8 oclock and the repeat percussion rate to about 11 oclock and turn them on together and that gives you that sound. An MXR delay system II was used in place of the Binson on that album and completes the effect. I found it by accident when I was messing around with my FCD.

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