XXLarge Analogue Dreams WAV
P2P | 26.06.2018 | 524.80 MB
This sample CD starts off badly, with over sixty “classic” patches that sound suitable only for producing cliched rave tunes. Each of these patches contains only a single sample which spans several octaves, and to make matters worse, the sample is usually of a whole chord, making it impossible to use the sound to produce your own major and minor chords. After that embarrassing false start, the CD improves so much that you quickly lose any doubts you might have first had about its quality. The vast majority of the patches are in this much better main section of the disc. While only a few synthesisers are covered, they include several highly sought after classics such as the Moog Memorymoog, Oberheim Matrix 12, Yamaha CS-80, Roland MKS-80, and Sequential Circuits Prophet 10. These synthesisers, and several others, are well represented on the disc, with each synth contributing between about seven and twenty different patches. Unlike the opening “classics” section, each patch in the main section of the disc consists of ten or eleven samples, each sample spanning six notes, giving you a total of five octaves covered. The sounds are all of single notes rather than whole chords, so you can play melodies and your own chords. The looping is well done, just as the label claims, and many of the samples are solid, usable sounds.