Ok synth heads, name that synth from Flatliners

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Ok synth heads, name that synth from Flatliners

Post by jhertel242 » Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:17 pm



Keep in my the movie came out in 1990.

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Re: Ok synth heads, name that synth from Flatliners

Post by Z » Sat Aug 17, 2019 1:41 am

The choir sounds like Korg M1.

I wouldn't be surprised is a Fairlight CMI was used. But being 1990, samplers were getting more affordable and more prominent. The Akai S1000 came out about a year prior and pretty much set the standard for samplers in the 90s.
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Re: Ok synth heads, name that synth from Flatliners

Post by Kenneth » Fri Aug 30, 2019 10:59 pm

No idea.

sounds cool as h**l though! maybe I should watch the movie.
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Re: Ok synth heads, name that synth from Flatliners

Post by V301H » Tue Sep 03, 2019 5:31 am

Howard had an association with Yamaha beginning in 1982 so he tended to favor Yamaha products. The only Yamaha sampler available around this time was the TX16W. He also could have had an SY77 or earlier DX/TX series gear. He was a big fan of KX88 MIDI controllers and owned several.
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Re: Ok synth heads, name that synth from Flatliners

Post by Jabberwalky » Sat Sep 07, 2019 4:26 pm

Weren't all the composers using Roland S760 samplers at that time? I know for sure the Zimmer camp was using stacks of them.

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Re: Ok synth heads, name that synth from Flatliners

Post by V301H » Sat Sep 07, 2019 5:39 pm

Roland S760's came along a few years later in the 90's. The S770 was very new in 1989 and wasn't widely available until 1990 so the 16-bit Roland S-series is not likely a possibility. If he used anything besides Yamaha, Fairlight, or Synclavier it could be an Emu, Akai, or Roland 12-bit sampler.
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