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Pro 3 Sound Design Adventures

Pro 3 Sound Design Adventures
« on: March 28, 2020, 12:13:45 PM »
Really enjoying the Pro 3!

Here's some sound designs I've been working on.   I'm building up a full bank - hoping to have it finished by end of April.

If anyone has requests for certain types of sounds, or specific song tones, let me know!   

Board of Canada ROYGBV Bass
This was requested by a user on Pro 3 Facebook group (https://www.facebook.com/groups/762398134270622/)
A tone similar to the BoC ROYGBV bass intro. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XArk4j4Vxuo&list=PLu7HDEHdGyOnoiQ_o81c2Lhb3Z_qp-OjZ&index=2

Also, I uploaded this ROYGBV patch to my profile here:  (if anyone wants to give it a spin)
http://www.PresetPatch.com/user/creativespiral

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Re: Pro 3 Sound Design Adventures
« Reply #1 on: March 28, 2020, 12:14:32 PM »
Lead Dagger Distortion
A Lead tone that uses filter drive, the distortion circuit, and tuned feedback along with a bunch of modulation to dial in the distortion across the keyboard using note num.  I was going for something super aggressive that can slice through any mix.  I'm finding the Pro 3 distortion and feedback circuitry to be very musical... one of the best implementations of distortion/overdrive in a synth I've had. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pQ281HIpyyI&list=PLu7HDEHdGyOnoiQ_o81c2Lhb3Z_qp-OjZ&index=7

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Re: Pro 3 Sound Design Adventures
« Reply #2 on: March 28, 2020, 12:15:07 PM »
The Cars "Let's Go" Sync Lead
This one is a synth standard.  I program it into basically every synth I own.  I love Greg Hawkes' keyboard parts and The Cars is one of my favorite synth rock bands.   

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pMypDSItEgw&list=PLu7HDEHdGyOnoiQ_o81c2Lhb3Z_qp-OjZ&index=8

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Re: Pro 3 Sound Design Adventures
« Reply #3 on: March 28, 2020, 02:48:22 PM »
I thought the girl at the end of the Roygbiv video was coming in to say "Haey!" :D

Re: Pro 3 Sound Design Adventures
« Reply #4 on: March 28, 2020, 03:23:49 PM »
Haha - I know, shoulda had a microphone set to record... her voice actually sounds like the girl in the song too...  As I recall, she was coming to demand snacks though.

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Re: Pro 3 Sound Design Adventures
« Reply #5 on: April 11, 2020, 02:22:58 PM »
Journey Separate Ways Synth
A patch based on the Separate Ways synth intro / hook.   

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GZnMT8zGCTo

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Re: Pro 3 Sound Design Adventures
« Reply #6 on: April 11, 2020, 02:25:16 PM »
Paraphonic Synth Brass
Exploring the paraphonic capabilities of the Pro 3.  This synth can coax out some pretty good poly/paraphonic sounds, and fill in harmony/chord duties when needed.   This is a sort of classic synth brass type of sound. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sSBD2gzOOoQ

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Re: Pro 3 Sound Design Adventures
« Reply #7 on: April 11, 2020, 02:27:32 PM »
Paraphonic Epilogue Pad
This is another paraphonic patch design, with lots of modulation and onboard effects to give a big poly pad type of sound using just the three oscillator foundation.   The Pro 3 is highly capable of pulling off big atmospheric, soundtrack type of sounds. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ky_Ns9zfKrs

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Re: Pro 3 Sound Design Adventures
« Reply #8 on: April 11, 2020, 02:30:49 PM »
Paraphonic Pizzicato Pluck
I always like to have several variants of pizzicato string pluck type of sounds on hand.  This is a paraphonic one.   

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0NsBj7ZMu_I

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Re: Pro 3 Sound Design Adventures
« Reply #9 on: April 11, 2020, 02:33:55 PM »
NIN Closer Bass
This is a bass patch in the vein of Nine Inch Nails "Closer" 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VrHeW2XzhVY

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Re: Pro 3 Sound Design Adventures
« Reply #10 on: April 11, 2020, 02:48:17 PM »
Foundation3 Bass
This is a meaty, but tamed percussive bass tone reminiscent of some 80s synth bass tones. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qT7KJcAoScA

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Re: Pro 3 Sound Design Adventures
« Reply #11 on: April 17, 2020, 10:13:14 AM »
Those Cars and Journey patches are spot on. :)
DSI Equipment: Poly Evolver Keyboard, Evolver desktop, Prophet 8,  Pro-2, OB6, P-12
 

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Re: Pro 3 Sound Design Adventures
« Reply #12 on: May 08, 2020, 10:36:12 PM »
Thanks @Soundquest :)    I made one more minor change to the Journey Separate Ways patch after recording the above vid... added a small bit of voice panning that I noticed when A/Bing. 

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Re: Pro 3 Sound Design Adventures
« Reply #13 on: May 08, 2020, 10:37:40 PM »
Was playing around with the Pro 3 and a looper tonight.   Testing out sound designs.   

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SIYB4UlCEyw

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Re: Pro 3 Sound Design Adventures
« Reply #14 on: May 23, 2020, 05:05:17 PM »
Blade Runner Style Paraphonic Pad
Not really the wheelhouse for the Pro3, but its paraphonic mode can pull off some pretty nice sounds with up to three notes.  Some outboard dome reverb provided by Source Audio Collider

https://youtu.be/8T4hcaJVifo


Paraphonic Electric Piano Tone with Live Modulation
EP style patch programmed for paraphonic playing, but with a mono sequence... you can create some interesting poly-rhythms by adjusting paraphonic osc octaves while playing a mono seq.   Drums provided by a TR8S

https://youtu.be/VIiBzHbJeKM


String Machine Sequenced Patch
This is a vintage string machine type of patch, programmed with several sequences in ABCD.

https://youtu.be/1D4N19gPjs8


Modulated Noisy Pluck
This is a noisy pluck patch with lots of modulation programmed in, plus four sequence variants.

https://youtu.be/0ra-q6XTyu4

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Re: Pro 3 Sound Design Adventures
« Reply #15 on: May 24, 2020, 06:49:18 AM »
Blade Runner Style Paraphonic Pad
Not really the wheelhouse for the Pro3, but its paraphonic mode can pull off some pretty nice sounds with up to three notes.  Some outboard dome reverb provided by Source Audio Collider

https://youtu.be/8T4hcaJVifo


Paraphonic Electric Piano Tone with Live Modulation
EP style patch programmed for paraphonic playing, but with a mono sequence... you can create some interesting poly-rhythms by adjusting paraphonic osc octaves while playing a mono seq.   Drums provided by a TR8S

https://youtu.be/VIiBzHbJeKM


String Machine Sequenced Patch
This is a vintage string machine type of patch, programmed with several sequences in ABCD.

https://youtu.be/1D4N19gPjs8


Modulated Noisy Pluck
This is a noisy pluck patch with lots of modulation programmed in, plus four sequence variants.

https://youtu.be/0ra-q6XTyu4

I should be getting a Collider soon and am really looking forward to it.

Re: Pro 3 Sound Design Adventures
« Reply #16 on: May 24, 2020, 02:44:16 PM »
I should be getting a Collider soon and am really looking forward to it.

Collider is awesome!    I'm using the onboard delay/reverb effects a lot in the Pro3, as they sound really good (and can be modulated)... but for paraphonic patches, strings and pads, the Collider is a great addition.   My favorites are the Shimmer and Dome reverbs.   

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Re: Pro 3 Sound Design Adventures
« Reply #17 on: May 24, 2020, 03:56:22 PM »
I should be getting a Collider soon and am really looking forward to it.



Collider is awesome!    I'm using the onboard delay/reverb effects a lot in the Pro3, as they sound really good (and can be modulated)... but for paraphonic patches, strings and pads, the Collider is a great addition.   My favorites are the Shimmer and Dome reverbs.

Can the Pro 3 send out CCs from the sequencer? If so, you could modulate the parameters of the Collider as it is possible to map any of its parameters to CC numbers of your choice.

Re: Pro 3 Sound Design Adventures
« Reply #18 on: May 24, 2020, 04:21:55 PM »
I should be getting a Collider soon and am really looking forward to it.



Collider is awesome!    I'm using the onboard delay/reverb effects a lot in the Pro3, as they sound really good (and can be modulated)... but for paraphonic patches, strings and pads, the Collider is a great addition.   My favorites are the Shimmer and Dome reverbs.

Can the Pro 3 send out CCs from the sequencer? If so, you could modulate the parameters of the Collider as it is possible to map any of its parameters to CC numbers of your choice.

Yeah, Pro 3 can send CC data...   I've went down that road before with other synths and outboard effects units - while it's technically possible, I've just found its too much work when considering sync'ing program changes and CCs for multiple patches.   Perhaps if you just wanted to map something more global like reverb/delay mix levels, that might be a good option to have on tap.   

I really like the Pro 3 onboard effects though, and find them very usable for most of my effects needs...  It would be cool to have a reverb shimmer effect built in, and I would love it they added some more parameters to the stereo delay effect... like ping pong or alternate timed L/R delay...  those are the primary things I'm gonna use Collider for.   

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Re: Pro 3 Sound Design Adventures
« Reply #19 on: Yesterday at 11:10:19 AM »
Foundation3 Bass

lovely bass! Some advice how did you done it?