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String Machine or Synth Sound?
Old 22nd June 2015
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String Machine or Synth Sound?

Hey guys. I've heard this specific String/Synth sound before and I cannot, for the life of me, figure out where I've heard it before and what synth it is from. If anybody has any idea or guidance what synth this originates from, I would be very grateful.

The sound comes in at the :58 second mark.

Thank you in advance.


Old 22nd June 2015
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It's a Mellotron with the (MK2?) Brass and Strings playing together. There's a few free VST's like Redtron that will get you extremely close to that exact sound.

Mellotron Flutes are nice too!
Old 22nd June 2015
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It sounds like string samples.
Could come from a variety of sources, a sampler, rompler, sample library etc...
Old 22nd June 2015
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Ah man Mellotron! I should have known. Thanks a bunch.
Old 16th July 2015
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Hi!

It's the distinctive sound of M400 strings. No brass involved. I know this sound well. Didn't know Gaga used a tron.

Best regards
Old 16th July 2015
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The characteristic nasal sound is the giveaway for me. The flutes have it too, but they still hold up today as a viable flavor.

It's amazing how just a sound can bring you back to a band or song and relive those memories.
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