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MTs Programmers' Forum. Readers share their own patches for the ever-popular Ensoniq ESQ1 and Casio CZ1000.

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ENSONIQ ESQ1 - Steamroom

Volke Cat, Isle of Wight

The ESQ1 pops up yet again with this useful patch, which its creator modesdy describes as "a versatile sound that reminds of a steam whisde". There's more than a hint of deep, full, breathy vocals in there too, and as Volke says, "it's good for basslines, as well as sustained backing chords".

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CASIO CZ1000 - Acousticon

Paul Reilly, Glasgow

Paul came up with this patch after realising that, though there was no shortage of electric guitar patches, good acoustic guitar sounds were few and far between. 'Acousticon' has a crisp attack and mellow sustain, is very realistic, especially in a mix, and as Paul points out, is an effective bass sound when played on the lower part of the keyboard.

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Available files:

  CZV Acousticon.mp3 (345 KB)

Recorded from CZ-V
ben@muzines | 13th Dec 2019 | Downloads: 22

  VCZ Acousticon.mp3 (345 KB)

Recorded from Virtual CZ
ben@muzines | 13th Dec 2019 | Downloads: 21 (672 B)

Single patch for CZ series
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Arturia CZ-V patch
ben@muzines | 7th Dec 2019 | Downloads: 27

Virtual CZ aupreset
ben@muzines | 7th Dec 2019 | Downloads: 23

Virtual CZ VST3 preset
ben@muzines | 7th Dec 2019 | Downloads: 26

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