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By DokBrown Tue Mar 23, 2021 5:26 pm
ANALOG: POPULAR synths vs rare synths

I find copying settings only TRULY works if you have the same synth.
Thus the benefit of having popular analog synths from MOOG or DAVE SMITH/sequential. U can go on web/utube and find the patch settings for many popular songs.

Otherwise, you have to truly learn your synth and MPC FX to reproduce a sound. This dude sells presets for a lot of popular synths but I make my own patches. I rec getting a “modern” synth where it easy to save/restore your patches. I would avoid synths that require some archaic/outdated library system
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By Lampdog Tue Mar 23, 2021 6:06 pm
Many times I've used patch sheets from Model D and applied whatever I could to Subsequent-37 and it comes out pretty close, I just dial things in a little more and I damn near have the same sounds I was initially looking for. I'd say it 80% of the time works out for me.

I've recreated a few things from my 37 to MS-20 and I can usually get really close.
Same with Turbo Phatt, I've recreated some of those synths on Kronos2.
None of this was quick tho, not at all.
By DokBrown Tue Mar 23, 2021 9:58 pm
I find to get the same sound, u need the same synth / mixing board / FX CHAIN / etc. ask any audio engineer / recording pro & they will tell you crazy stories about what they did to get “that sound.”

I’m lazy, a lot of my magic is in the midi sequencing & a couple slick knob turns. My old green korg electribe showed me the power of motion sequencing quite sometime ago . . . . . . . . . the MPC LIVE automation is not so simple but very powerful. ... to-752161/ ... tal-albums
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By dabmeister Wed Mar 24, 2021 6:34 pm
Agreed on the article as well. I found it to be very interesting on some historic things about what we're using these days.