[sdiy] Trying to identify sound...

Andre Majorel aym-htnys at teaser.fr
Wed Dec 26 14:02:19 CET 2012

On 2012-12-26 07:38 +0000, Dave Kendall wrote:

> It comes in again at lower volume from 4:10 onwards, and does sound
> like a combo organ there. There is no constant vibrato on it - check
> the sustained notes at starting around 5:19 just before the shark
> sneeze.
> However at around 5:34 (shark on conveyer belt) there is what sounds
> like quick bursts of vibrato on the end of some notes. Easy on a
> synth mod wheel, but an organ player could have just as easily
> flicked the VIBRATO tab on and off quickly for that effect too.
> Farfisa compacts had a buzzy sound, particularly with the booster
> tab added, and they were certainly around in '67. I don't know them
> well enough to be more precise, as it's nearly 30 years since I got
> my hands on one.....

You're probably right. I had a cheap organ in the seventies that
made similar sounds.

There is obvious colouration. The organ was almost certainly
miked. Mimicking the cabinet resonances and the low-pass
filtering of a largish loudspeaker will get you closer.

André Majorel http://www.teaser.fr/~amajorel/

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