The readers' synth sound page. Instruments featured this month include the Roland SH101, Yamaha DX7 and Korg Poly 61.
Readers send in details of their own synth patches and how they can be played...
Here's another chance to show off your latest sonic creations and share some favourite patches with fellow readers... If you feel like blowing your own trumpet, send your offering on a copy of an owner's manual patch chart (including a blank one for artwork purposes) to Patchwork, E&MM, (Contact Details).
K B Thomas, Mid-Glamorgan
John Martin, Lancs
Steve Clark, London
Robin North, Swansea
So, while people who haven't got a DX7 try to make their synth sound like one, people who have will do anything to avoid making the fact obvious. Why anyone would want to synthesise a 'clapped-out Bechstein' grand piano sound is beyond the comprehension of us mortals at E&MM, but that's exactly what Robin has done. He swears no disrespect to the great piano maker, but we have our doubts...
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