Oberheim Matrix sound problem

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lunaquesa
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Oberheim Matrix sound problem

Post by lunaquesa » Sun Apr 08, 2018 9:52 pm

I have both an Oberheim Matrix 6 and Matrix 1000. I thought the 6 was supposed to sound fatter than the 1000 because of the way the voice tunings are handled (3 HFO's in the 6 vs 1 crystal in the 1000), and in 90% of the patches, the two synths sound identical, but when I get to bass sounds, especially Unison or sync'd bass sounds, they sound very different. The 6 sounds thin & smushed and the 1000 sounds nice & fat. Here's a clip of the 1000 then the 6 playing the bassline from Depeche Mode's "Dangerous". Why do the two sound so different? I've tried everything I can think of.
https://chirb.it/h9NHp7

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