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Off Topic / Re: Your Music
« Last post by LoboLives on Yesterday at 08:04:54 PM »
I can't believe after all this time, I finally got around to doing a Claudio Simonetti cover.

Simonetti's work has been hugely influential on me and he needs no introduction.

While not his best work, his score for Warriors Of The Wasteland aka The New Barbarians is a lot of fun and I wanted to see if I could do it with the gear I have.

Simonetti's synths for the score included Roland jupiter 8, roland vocoder plus, minimoog, steinway piano, electric piano (probably Rhodes), oberheim dmx, roland tr 808, roland mc4 computer.

For this...all I used was the Tempest. It's handling the 808 drums as well as the analog bass and lead lines and Prophet VS style choir. I utilized the "Reverse" function for some of the trippy parts as well as the onboard MIDI delay and compressor. The only external effects I added were some reverb and chorus from Digital Performer. I can't express enough how awesome the Tempest is. It really is a drum machine that's forward thinking and I keep hoping that we will see a successor to it some day from Sequential...especially now that it's under the Focusrite banner.

Hope you enjoy!
℗ Everett Dudgeon 2024

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oMuwYEJ5tWE
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Trigon-6 / Re: Most underrated of the Sequential 6 series?
« Last post by Manbird on Yesterday at 12:50:00 PM »
I bought my Prophet 6 soon upon release, and like many, I hoped it would be a Prophet 5+1.
The day the Trigon was announced, so Moog announced a refreshed run of Minimoogs. In between the P6 and the Trigon, we've seen such an explosion of new synths and remakes of classics. With so many synth choices these days- and at a range of prices - it's not surprising the Trigon isn't being shouted about the same way the Prophet 6 has been. The times have changed in rather wild ways for synth fiends!

That said, I really love the Trigon. I posted elsewhere that buying it was supposed to mean my selling my P6. Instead, the T6 served to remind me how bonded I am with the P6. Meanwhile, couldn't let the Trigon go, either. The Prophet 6 is - as odd a term as it is for such an elegant synth - a bit of a workhorse. The Trigon feels more like a... well, like a Trigon horse. Uh. It does have such a sizable sound, it's not really a "flutes and raindrops" synth, to my ears anyway.
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From sequential PX troubleshooting:

C. Distortion In Audio Outputs

Is distortion present on the headphone output? If so, try turning down the AMP ENVELOPE AMOUNT. 

If no distortion is present on the headphone output, verify correct cables are in use (TS unbalanced) and that the instrument is connected to the appropriate audio interface/mixer input (Line level input). 

If distortion is still present, check the instrument with another set of cables and audio interface/mixer inputs.

If distortion is still present on the Main L/R outputs, reduce MASTER VOLUME to below 50%.  If distortion ceases, this indicates that repair is necessary.
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This afternoon my good old Prophet X started to have a bit of a cold unfortunately. All 4 line outs started to crackle and distort, playing patches above about 1/4 master volume. Dialing the instrument and oscillator levels back doesn't make any difference. Closing the filter doesn't effect the crackling either. The headphone output is sounding perfect, no distortion or crackle even when I crank up the volume.

I logged a support ticket. But in the meantime we are giving a small concert tonight. I will try to run the master volume below 20-25% and increase the gain on the mixing panel. Alternatively I could mis-use the headphone output, but I do not have a headphone stereo to 2 jack cable, so it will have to be mono out only.

I don't have the time to record all the patches we use tonight to a Digitakt II. Recording at low master volume and then raising the gain and/or digitally increase volume might work. I am still learning the Digitakt II, when we play live I often play notes for minutes at a time, not sure if the Digitakt II will loop an instrument  patch as gracefully as the Prophet X. But that might be an idea for next month's performance.

Does anyone have any other suggestions?
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Trigon-6 / Re: Most underrated of the Sequential 6 series?
« Last post by Quatschmacher on Yesterday at 05:20:31 AM »
Still hoping they do something like a poly Pro 3 (though Iím not really fussed about the wavetable stuff). Something that is VCO and has their lovely mod matrix implementation. I mean thatís in the Rev 2, Pro 2, Pro 3, Take 5 and now TEO-5; it really needs to be in a big VCO poly too. Iíd love to see what sequential put out to rival stuff like Polybrute 12, Nina, Moog One and Muse.
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Trigon-6 / Re: Most underrated of the Sequential 6 series?
« Last post by LPF83 on Yesterday at 04:38:09 AM »
Iím sure itís no surprise that Trigon has sold fewer units than P6 and OB-6 as they have several yearsí head start on sales.

This, plus the initial momentum advantage the P6 and OB-6 had at the time of their release might mean it could take a long time for total sales measured from the beginning of release to catch up.

The heritage + brand recognition power of Prophet and Obie would have propelled initial sales for those units, because when these synths were released there was no option to buy Prophet 5/10 Rev4 or OB-X8 yet, and the Prophet and OB monikers have powerful recognition in the synth community.  At release time, if someone wanted a modern Prophet or Obie with VCOs and fully analog signal path, these were the most logical options.

The Trigon 6 might be at a sales disadvantage (at least initially) in that the name indicates a departure from prior product lines.  A lot of folks were clamoring for a polyphonic Pro 3, and I think to some extent this was Dave's answer to fulfilling that request (since the Prophet and OB style filters were already covered with the P6 and OB6, only a ladder filter based poly was missing from the lineup).  Over the longer term, it might catch up with total sales numbers.
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Trigon-6 / Re: Most underrated of the Sequential 6 series?
« Last post by Quatschmacher on Yesterday at 12:30:19 AM »
I was watching one of Muttís (Jeremiah Johnson) IG jam videos, and he always uses the Trigon 6 prominently and gets killer sounds with it, but it got me thinking - I think the OB6 gets the most love and a lot of people see the Prophet 6 as a workhorse, but I donít think a lot of people really get the Trigon 6, and I see it in markedly fewer online videos. If I were to guess, I would imagine itís sold significantly less units than either of the other 2, even though I may love mine even more than my Prophet 10, though! Does anybody have any access to sales numbers to confirm or counter my thinking?
Iím sure itís no surprise that Trigon has sold fewer units than P6 and OB-6 as they have several yearsí head start on sales.
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Trigon-6 / Most underrated of the Sequential 6 series?
« Last post by swid on June 20, 2024, 05:40:42 PM »
I was watching one of Muttís (Jeremiah Johnson) IG jam videos, and he always uses the Trigon 6 prominently and gets killer sounds with it, but it got me thinking - I think the OB6 gets the most love and a lot of people see the Prophet 6 as a workhorse, but I donít think a lot of people really get the Trigon 6, and I see it in markedly fewer online videos. If I were to guess, I would imagine itís sold significantly less units than either of the other 2, even though I may love mine even more than my Prophet 10, though! Does anybody have any access to sales numbers to confirm or counter my thinking?
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Some report back on this would be really appreciated. Considering selling mine as this feature is really essential for softer sounds. If it's not going to be implemented I'd rather just know. thanks.
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Pro 3 / Re: Envelope curves?
« Last post by marino on June 20, 2024, 04:04:56 AM »
I'm quite sure that the envelope curves are not linear; at least, that's what my ears tell me. Btw modulating envelope segments with the envelope itself works well, but the numerical scaling for the segments isn't consistent... a value of 78 for the decay, for example, isn't the same time of a 78 for the release... the only way is to use ears only.
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