MATRIXSYNTH: "What if the BBC Radiophonic Workshop had to score a horror movie only using and Arp2600"

Saturday, January 11, 2020

"What if the BBC Radiophonic Workshop had to score a horror movie only using and Arp2600"

Published on Jan 11, 2020 Analog Synthesizer Patch Tutorials

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"This patch was designed to show off the Arp2600's Electronic Switch and voltage processors. The voltage processors are simply being used to invert control voltages and the switch us being used to create different rhythms form one gate - Kind of a sequencer ratcheting effect.

I invert one of the Sample and Hold signals inside the Ring Modulation. I do this a lot. It creates unexpected variations especially if you don't invert fully.

I was watching a creepy vintage Dr Who on BBC while I was creating the patch and I was trying to create something I'd hear in the background as Tom Baker tries to avoid Davros and destroy all the Daleks. But ultimately it sounded like a 70's horror backdrop to me. Thus the title."

And the patch sheet:

1 comment:

  1. Well, the next time I have a spare $4400, which will be at the Hadean skating rink, I will be sure to think of this, but I will be buying a Hartmann Neuron.


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