What is this synth (probably from early 2000s or late 90s)?

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Re: What is this patch? (Korg Wavestation)

Post by Z » Fri Aug 07, 2015 1:31 am

Those examples sound like an overdriven TB-303 to me, not a Wavestation.
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Re: What is this patch? (Korg Wavestation)

Post by DifferentGeneration » Fri Aug 07, 2015 1:41 am

Z wrote:Those examples sound like an overdriven TB-303 to me, not a Wavestation.
I was thinking the same thing but people in a post in General Synths said it was a Wavestation.

The thing is though is that it's the same sound in the same sequential melody but in 3 entirely different songs.

So that's why I suspected that it had to be a patch of some sort.

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Re: What is this synth (probably from early 2000s or late 90

Post by HideawayStudio » Fri Aug 07, 2015 11:09 am

I would be really quite surprised indeed if this is Wavestation - I've had a WS A/D for over 20 years and never heard it make a sound like that.

You can get a sort of shifting hard sync sound out of it not so dissimilar to that on The Prodigy's Voodoo People but nothing as filter laden as that other example. Remember the thing doesn't have resonant filters just a rather dull low pass which I always thought was a great shame.

I'd like to be proven wrong though... might even persuade me to start using it again! :D

EDIT: I agree with Z on this one - I will also go out on a limb and say this is a fairly heavily processed TB-303.

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Re: What is this patch? (Korg Wavestation)

Post by HideawayStudio » Fri Aug 07, 2015 11:16 am

Z wrote:Those examples sound like an overdriven TB-303 to me, not a Wavestation.
Exactly what was going through my mind. The slides would actually be quite tricky to program for Wavestation to sound like that from a sequencer but are a native part of the 303's sound.

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Re: What is this synth (probably from early 2000s or late 90

Post by meatballfulton » Fri Aug 07, 2015 12:18 pm

Maybe Jabberwalky will come back to reply...was that just tongue in cheek?
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Re: What is this synth (probably from early 2000s or late 90

Post by seamonkey » Fri Aug 07, 2015 1:29 pm

Thank you Different Generation for your reply, and I hope my comment wasn't too blunt. :)

Last night, I did a search on YouTube for the examples you listed, and I also would definitely rule out the Wavestation.
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Re: What is this synth (probably from early 2000s or late 90

Post by Jabberwalky » Fri Aug 07, 2015 3:04 pm

meatballfulton wrote:Maybe Jabberwalky will come back to reply...was that just tongue in cheek?
Yeah, sorry guys. I was being a troll on that one. I didn't think anyone would take it seriously ! I agree it's the typical overdriven 303 as well.

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