Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Faking Fake Chords on the (Korg) ARP Odyssey - a chiptune-inspired patch tutorial

Published on Jan 10, 2017 Amplitude Problem

"In the past, I made a tutorial for playing chords and melodies simultaneously on the Moog Sub 37 using 8-bit home computer techniques [posted here]. It's no secret that I love the distinctive sound of an ultra-fast chip arpeggio, which is what the technique relies on to give the illusion of a chord. So, when I recently received Korg's amazing ARP Odyssey re-issue, which is paraphonic like the Sub 37, I had to give it a shot on that synth as well. It turned out to be more challenging, but completely possible, to achieve a very close sound.

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