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The Analogue Monologues, Part 1

Postby Mart584 » Thu Aug 26, 2010 4:24 pm

Any Vince Clarke fans out there?
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Re: The Analogue Monologues, Part 1

Postby desmond » Thu Aug 26, 2010 4:46 pm

Nice! Loved the disclaimer. :)

Pro One's are sexy...
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Re: The Analogue Monologues, Part 1

Postby The Elf » Thu Aug 26, 2010 6:29 pm

I'm no big fan of Vince's (though I've nothing against the fellow!), but I loved 'Don't Go' and I never did suss how he got that lovely 'wah-growl' sound - the one before the plinky riff kicks in each time.

I love my Pro-One beyond all reason. I had mine from new and it never fails to impress and inspire me. It's still my bass synth of choice, despite some of the other gorgeous-sounding synths I have here.
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Re: The Analogue Monologues, Part 1

Postby Steve A » Thu Aug 26, 2010 7:45 pm

If you still have your Pro-One and fancy trying it out for yourself:

I've rebuilt Don't Go for my band using these charts as a starting point and was able to get it pretty much spot on, apart from the brief single bar melody you hear between the verse and the chorus.
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Re: The Analogue Monologues, Part 1

Postby Malcolm Jacobson » Mon Aug 30, 2010 4:21 am

Thanks for the link! 8-)

Watching that video made me realise how much I miss my last hardware synth. I wish Roland would re-issue the JD-800, or create a modern equivalent. There's something great about having a hardware controller for every parameter.
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