Tom Sawyer Patch

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Tom Sawyer Patch

Post by Collective Tones » Thu Oct 28, 2010 11:43 pm

Hey guys, My band does Tow Sawyer by Rush. I'm the Bass player and I play a Moog T3. I'm using the "Gordon" preset for that song. Any suggestions how to tweak the patch or should I be using a different patch? Any suggestions would be very much appreciated. :D
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Re: Tom Sawyer Patch

Post by MC » Tue Nov 02, 2010 11:57 am

Common myth, that sound wasn't the Taurus it was an Oberheim.
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Re: Tom Sawyer Patch

Post by a2dconverter » Tue Nov 02, 2010 4:44 pm

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Re: Tom Sawyer Patch

Post by factorplayer » Tue Nov 02, 2010 7:12 pm

... beat me to it. Check out that rainy city nights page, it is really good.

I actually don't use the Taurus at all when we do TS.

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Re: Tom Sawyer Patch

Post by superd2112 » Thu Nov 04, 2010 12:39 pm

Using the "Gordon" patch, set the filter amount to around 4000, and the resonance to about 2900 - this is what I used to use until I bought my Prophet '08, and it will get you pretty close, even more so if you add just a touch of chorus and slapback delay. If you really want "the sound", pick up a Dave Smith Prophet '08 or a Dave Smith Tetra, and use the "Tom Sawyer" patch - it absolutely nails the sound. The voice architecture of these instruments is almost identical to the old Oberheims, and the "growl" sound is spot-on.

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