How does Keith Emerson get this sound?

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How does Keith Emerson get this sound?

Post by Emerson » Sat Oct 15, 2016 3:41 pm

I have just bought a Mother 32, which is amazing! I want to buy some more modules and need some advice. I am particularly after a Keith Emerson sound.
The sound plays after about 10:10.

This is the live recording of Pictures at an Exhibition. It is also on the studio version.

This time it plays after 7:45.

How does Keith get this sound? What modules/waveforms/settings? What modules should I buy to try and get close to this?

I know that Keith Emerson's modular has masses of modules but surely he can't be using all of them! I want to build on my M32 and get as close as a I can, without breaking the bank.

Sorry I couldn't upload the clip. I appreciate anyone's help.


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Re: How does Keith Emerson get this sound?

Post by Vsyevolod » Tue Oct 18, 2016 5:13 pm

He's using two or three oscillators tuned to different pitches. A simple yet very effective way of patching a minimoog or a modular. If you want to do this with the Mother32, you'll need a few more oscillators. A Werkstatt or two is a good way to go about it, as it going Eurorack.



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