8bit osc+Analog filter synth

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Re: 8bit osc+Analog filter synth

Post by HideawayStudio » Sun Mar 31, 2013 6:57 pm

severen wrote:I had a Shruti-1, but I don't use it all the time.
but I don't like this 8bit wavetable.
so I pounded the google looking for 8bit chiptune osc(nes or sid emulating).
If somebody else has an alternative synth please come up with it
Waldorf uWave I (the original)... is a nice example of digital crunch into Curtis filters.

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Re: 8bit osc+Analog filter synth

Post by Walter Ego » Mon Apr 01, 2013 1:45 pm

Stab Frenzy wrote:
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severen wrote:I just want dirty digital osc with analog 24db filter color.
Still in Poly-800 range if you take that quote out of context. Yes, the oscillators are technically Digitally Controlled Oscillators (emphasis on the "Controlled" part); they are analog DCOs but they sure sound dirty. They don't make perfect saw or square waves which gives the sound its own unique gritty flavor.
They're not DCOs actually, they're the analogue outputs of digital counter chips. That's why the waveforms are just a rough approximation of the waves you would expect.

That may explain the bland but unique sound...and why can't I just give mine up??
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Re: 8bit osc+Analog filter synth

Post by severen » Wed Apr 03, 2013 5:48 am

HideawayStudio wrote:
severen wrote:I had a Shruti-1, but I don't use it all the time.
but I don't like this 8bit wavetable.
so I pounded the google looking for 8bit chiptune osc(nes or sid emulating).
If somebody else has an alternative synth please come up with it
Waldorf uWave I (the original)... is a nice example of digital crunch into Curtis filters.

4 years ago I using microwave original.
but I sell it. because I want blofeld and now regret.
microwave is very gritty hybrid synth.

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Re: 8bit osc+Analog filter synth

Post by severen » Wed Apr 10, 2013 6:32 am

masstronaut wrote:maybe a big bonus for you is that you can upload user waves to the two digital oscilators so you could make your own 8bit waves if you wanted; the built in waveforms are 12bit and from the Prophet VS. It's also really easy to do octave steps with the LFOs, for instance.
yesterday I bought desktop evolver.
and now I did it. it's great. thank you for your great idea.

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Re: 8bit osc+Analog filter synth

Post by masstronaut » Wed Apr 10, 2013 6:49 pm

Nice one.

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Re: 8bit osc+Analog filter synth

Post by Rick N Boogie » Wed Apr 10, 2013 8:59 pm

Evolver is an awesome synth, should keep you busy exploring all its possibilities for a good long time.
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