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'warm' lead sound

Postby 607 » Thu Jan 26, 2017 2:30 pm

Hey!
I really like the lead instrument used in the Eliminator title theme. It sounds so warm!
Would anyone know how to replicate such a sound? I'm using MaxYMiser, and I'm thinking it might be possible, but I'm not sure how.

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Re: 'warm' lead sound

Postby molofaha » Fri Jan 27, 2017 6:58 am

Sounds like chorus to me, play a regular square wave on two channels and detune one. (Or maybe slightly delay one of them instead, I must admit I didn't listen that carefully.)

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Re: 'warm' lead sound

Postby yerzmyey » Tue Feb 28, 2017 11:04 am

This is exactly what Molofaha said. The guy played the lead on two channels, with detune.

When I try to make smooth synth on the AY, I try a buzzer more often, like here on the beginning
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u-T4qar ... pMzeKT17l_ (but problems with buzzers are - they tune badly in higher frequencies, so I have to stabilize them with the second channel after all, with the regular square, and even then - as You can hear - it has problems with tune/pitch, I gather.

Good luck.
http://ym-digital.i-demo.pl/ ATARI 520ST music-band
http://ay-riders.speccy.cz/ ZX Spectrum music-band
http://yerzmyey.i-demo.pl/ ZX/A500/A1200/ST/XL music
https://soundcloud.com/yerzmyey ZX/A500/A1200/ST/STE/F030 music
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Re: 'warm' lead sound

Postby Sturm » Tue Feb 28, 2017 10:31 pm

Now i know why this game seemed familiar :-)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bd-fv4qlBJE

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Re: 'warm' lead sound

Postby yerzmyey » Wed Mar 01, 2017 2:05 pm

Yyyyyyyyyyupp. For me too.
But because........................ of this, obviously. ;)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ofWS5OstxE
http://ym-digital.i-demo.pl/ ATARI 520ST music-band
http://ay-riders.speccy.cz/ ZX Spectrum music-band
http://yerzmyey.i-demo.pl/ ZX/A500/A1200/ST/XL music
https://soundcloud.com/yerzmyey ZX/A500/A1200/ST/STE/F030 music
http://z80.i-demo.pl/ MP3 archive of Z80 chip music


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