MATRIXSYNTH: Bad Gear - Yamaha Reface CS - The i-Synth???

Friday, June 17, 2022

Bad Gear - Yamaha Reface CS - The i-Synth???

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"Welcome to Bad Gear, the show about the world's most hated audio tools. Today we are going to talk about the Yamaha Reface CS. Is this 2015 virtual analog synthesizer The iSynth or just a scaled down version of the 1998 AN1x???

Thanks to Asifeh for lending me his Reface CS:

00:00 Intro tune
01:20 Overview Yamaha Reface CS
01:40 Does it have velocity???
01:59 Oscillators: Ring Mod, FM, Sync, Supersaws, PWM
02:48 Filter
03:02 Envelope
03:12 LFOs
03:32 Polyphony, mono mode, portamento
03:54 FX section (chorus, delay)
04:14 Looper
04:25 Patch memory (or lack thereof...), librarian, SynthMondo
04:35 Pitch bend, mod wheel (or lack thereof...)
04:42 What else??? (midi, updates, settings, pricing)
05:14 Hate
05:37 Jam 1 (Techno)
06:30 Jam 2 (Synthwave)
07:29 Finale (Meme House)
08:01 Verdict"

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