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a tip for wider sounds / pads
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Pollux



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PostPosted: Sun Jul 21, 2019 5:58 pm    Post subject: a tip for wider sounds / pads Reply with quote  Mark this post and the followings unread

this has probably been posted somewhere before, but....

i was thinking about patches on the ensoniq esq-80 -- which are very stereo-rich.... the lower keyboard is left panned, and the upper keyboard is more right panned

soooo.....to make each of your andromeda patch super phatty wide, where each note sits differently in the stereo image:

- set voice pan to "-50"
- enable voice pan modulation
- set voice pan modulation lvl to "100"
- set voice pan modulation offset to "25"
- set voice pan modulation src to "vox key num"
- set voice pan modulation dest to "main out pan"

adopting this on the andromeda makes for some realllllly awesome sounding pads, and in general. i went back and updated some of my patches and.... wooooooh

try it out!


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 23, 2019 2:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote  Mark this post and the followings unread

Nice tip. Thanks for the info Smile
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 13, 2019 9:29 am    Post subject: Reply with quote  Mark this post and the followings unread

used it on a patch to make sound morph from one on left side to another on the right side
great effect the pan/vol modulated by the keynumber
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Mo-Tech



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PostPosted: Sun Feb 09, 2020 5:43 am    Post subject: Reply with quote  Mark this post and the followings unread

Great tip!

You can also enhance this wide stereo feeling by:

Effects on: Stereo Chorus/Flanger (combo effect)
Send: 80-100%
Param1: adjust as you feel
Param2: as you feel, but works good i.e. Left pre-delay 16ms / right pre-delay 31ms

Now go to distortion and send distortion (ANAFX) to DFX1 and DFX2 (MAIN is OFF)

Choose Easy or Light distorion for a starter.

Adjust SEND from 2-20% as you see fit without distortion going too audible yet have that wide stereo enhancement audible enough.

Voila!

Basically chorus/flanger distortion higher harmonics enhance the left/right channel wider "separation" by tiny harmonic intermodulation (while the signal itself is clean since MAIN send is OFF).

This can be varied with other multi-effects that have L/R send difference - DLY/DLY or others.
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