The No.1 Website for Pro Audio
 Search This Thread  Search This Forum  Search Reviews  Search Gear Database  Search Synths for sale  Search Gearslutz Go Advanced
80s Boogie Synths [D'Train] Keyboard Synthesizers
Old 15th July 2013
Gear interested

Thread Starter
80s Boogie Synths [D'Train]

Hello ALL , this is my first post. I currently make drum and bass and house but really want to have a go at making a boogie number.

I have the arturia collection just am really struggling to get the sound anywhere near the right sound.

does anyone have any tips? or a patch i could steal to get the basis?

I look forward to reading some replies

many thanks


Something unrelated to have a ganders at
Link & Natrual Philosophy - Vihuela

Old 16th July 2013
Lives for gear
What particular sounds are you after? The squiggly leads, pads basses?

You have to realise that they're all fairly basic sounds as far as synthesis goes, often just sing basic waveforms with maybe a little filtering and the rest is how it's played and pitchbend or lfo to give the squiggly sound.

Any Synth can do the jist of the sounds but you're on the right track with the old school synths, Prophet(Main D-Train synth afaik and very distinct filters), Juno, Minimoog, OB-8, SH-101, DX7 etc
Old 16th July 2013
Lives for gear
Ged's Avatar
Cabrone is right, it's all in the playing - with the Arturia minimoog and Prophet you are basically covered - though D train also used the OBX .
I think it's all about the vocals - the boogie trax were all built around the vocal.
Post Reply

Welcome to the Gearslutz Pro Audio Community!

Registration benefits include:
  • The ability to reply to and create new discussions
  • Access to members-only giveaways & competitions
  • Interact with VIP industry experts in our guest Q&As
  • Access to members-only sub forum discussions
  • Access to members-only Chat Room
  • Get INSTANT ACCESS to the world's best private pro audio Classifieds for only USD $20/year
  • Promote your eBay auctions and listings for free
  • Remove this message!
You need an account to post a reply. Create a username and password below and an account will be created and your post entered.

Slide to join now Processing…
Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Forum Jump
Forum Jump