MATRIXSYNTH: Africa (cover) using Zeus Analog Polyphonic Synthesizer

Sunday, May 03, 2020

Africa (cover) using Zeus Analog Polyphonic Synthesizer


Published on May 3, 2020 GS Music

"The main synth sound on this song was made with a Yamaha CS-80, so I decided to recreate it with Zeus.
Zeus is an analog polyphonic synthesizer prototype that we are developing in GS Music, at Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Although this prototype has a 4-octave keyboard and 6 voices, the final version will have a 5-octave keyboard and 12 voices. Pitch bend and modulation wheels will be added too.

A few days ago, we were able to implement some multitimbral capabilities, so we assigned different timbres to the lower and upper keyboards. The lower keyboard is a Yamaha KX-88 MIDI controller.

Africa is a song written by David Paich and Jeff Porcaro.
The song is used in this video te show the capabilities of our synthesizers."

I wonder if this is still playing.

1 comment:

  1. My wife was really enjoying this song until I tried to sing along.

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