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Subject: Re: Wavetable-esque oscillator

From: Elhardt@...
Date: 1999-12-11

synth1@... writes:

>>The truth is, that most other waveshapes offer little sonically when used
in a traditional subtractive synth (ie VCO followed by VCF).<<

That's true, which is why I think most people don't realize just how boring
and basic sounding any static waveform sounds, no matter what it looks like.
The Access Virus has a bunch of other waveforms besides the standard ones,
which really don't give you any tones that you can't synthesize using
standard oscillators and filters. Morphing between waves gives you something
more, but you can morph/crossfade between two different synth sounds on any
modular anyway.