DX7 sounds for Grain

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BRIGGS
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Post 06 Jan 2023

Turns out, I'm having a ton of fun with FM sounds in Grain. Is there a free (i'm poor) refill with factory DX7 sounds?

I have Dexed with the factory sounds. That's a ton of work to sample all those.

If there is no refill, I may end up doing it anyway. :|
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Post 06 Jan 2023

BRIGGS wrote:
06 Jan 2023
Turns out, I'm having a ton of fun with FM sounds in Grain. Is there a free (i'm poor) refill with factory DX7 sounds?

I have Dexed with the factory sounds. That's a ton of work to sample all those.

If there is no refill, I may end up doing it anyway. :|
Get the big DX7 pack, get Dexed, play your sounds, load into Grain.

This is the big collection from Koshdukai:
https://koshdukaimusicreason.blogspot.c ... -v1b8.html

Lot of other sites are currently off or suspicious. There was also a cleaned pack, with only 60k files, but it seems to be off.
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Post 06 Jan 2023

BRIGGS wrote:
06 Jan 2023
Turns out, I'm having a ton of fun with FM sounds in Grain. Is there a free (i'm poor) refill with factory DX7 sounds?

I have Dexed with the factory sounds. That's a ton of work to sample all those.

If there is no refill, I may end up doing it anyway. :|
It may not be what you want exactly but check this out.

https://www.thisdx7cartdoesnotexist.com/
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Post 07 Jan 2023

Loque wrote:
06 Jan 2023
BRIGGS wrote:
06 Jan 2023
Turns out, I'm having a ton of fun with FM sounds in Grain. Is there a free (i'm poor) refill with factory DX7 sounds?

I have Dexed with the factory sounds. That's a ton of work to sample all those.

If there is no refill, I may end up doing it anyway. :|
Get the big DX7 pack, get Dexed, play your sounds, load into Grain.

This is the big collection from Koshdukai:
https://koshdukaimusicreason.blogspot.c ... -v1b8.html

Lot of other sites are currently off or suspicious. There was also a cleaned pack, with only 60k files, but it seems to be off.
I no has PX7...boo hoo :cry:
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Post 07 Jan 2023

bxbrkrz wrote:
06 Jan 2023
BRIGGS wrote:
06 Jan 2023
Turns out, I'm having a ton of fun with FM sounds in Grain. Is there a free (i'm poor) refill with factory DX7 sounds?

I have Dexed with the factory sounds. That's a ton of work to sample all those.

If there is no refill, I may end up doing it anyway. :|
It may not be what you want exactly but check this out.

https://www.thisdx7cartdoesnotexist.com/
Kinda cool....are the results any good? :puf_smile:
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Post 07 Jan 2023

BRIGGS wrote:
07 Jan 2023
Loque wrote:
06 Jan 2023

Get the big DX7 pack, get Dexed, play your sounds, load into Grain.

This is the big collection from Koshdukai:
https://koshdukaimusicreason.blogspot.c ... -v1b8.html

Lot of other sites are currently off or suspicious. There was also a cleaned pack, with only 60k files, but it seems to be off.
I no has PX7...boo hoo :cry:
I didn't say anything about PX7. Did I?
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Post 07 Jan 2023

Chipping in on DX7 patches..

Is a DX7 to Algoritm patch tool something you'd all enjoy having?

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Post 07 Jan 2023

mjxl wrote:
07 Jan 2023
Is a DX7 to Algoritm patch tool something you'd all enjoy having?
I hope you are aware that DX7 (or PX-7) and Algoritm are entirely different animals.
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Post 07 Jan 2023

Loque wrote:
07 Jan 2023
BRIGGS wrote:
07 Jan 2023


I no has PX7...boo hoo :cry:
I didn't say anything about PX7. Did I?
I rather not give out my CC number. Do they not take Bitcoin? It's about time.
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Post 07 Jan 2023

BRIGGS wrote:
07 Jan 2023
Loque wrote:
07 Jan 2023

I didn't say anything about PX7. Did I?
I rather not give out my CC number. Do they not take Bitcoin? It's about time.
Wat?
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Post 07 Jan 2023

Loque wrote:
07 Jan 2023
BRIGGS wrote:
07 Jan 2023


I rather not give out my CC number. Do they not take Bitcoin? It's about time.
Wat?
lol :puf_smile:

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Post 07 Jan 2023

BRIGGS wrote:
07 Jan 2023
bxbrkrz wrote:
06 Jan 2023

It may not be what you want exactly but check this out.

https://www.thisdx7cartdoesnotexist.com/
Kinda cool....are the results any good? :puf_smile:
Try it. It's free.
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Post 07 Jan 2023

bxbrkrz wrote:
07 Jan 2023
BRIGGS wrote:
07 Jan 2023


Kinda cool....are the results any good? :puf_smile:
Try it. It's free.
weirdness :thumbup: :lol:

I love it! :thumbs_up:
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Post 07 Jan 2023

BRIGGS wrote:
07 Jan 2023
bxbrkrz wrote:
07 Jan 2023

Try it. It's free.
weirdness :thumbup: :lol:

I love it! :thumbs_up:
Just add a low pass after [weirdness], or switch the algo, some fx etc, and you're good to go :puf_smile: :thumbs_up:
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Post 07 Jan 2023

bxbrkrz wrote:
07 Jan 2023
BRIGGS wrote:
07 Jan 2023


weirdness :thumbup: :lol:

I love it! :thumbs_up:
Just add a low pass after [weirdness], or switch the algo, some fx etc, and you're good to go :puf_smile: :thumbs_up:
Is it normal, for some of the patches to be blank?
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Post 07 Jan 2023

crimsonwarlock wrote:
07 Jan 2023
I hope you are aware that DX7 (or PX-7) and Algoritm are entirely different animals.
Sure, the dx7 has samples in the mix, but FM wise Algoritm should be able to output similar sounds right?

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Post 07 Jan 2023

BRIGGS wrote:
07 Jan 2023
bxbrkrz wrote:
07 Jan 2023

Just add a low pass after [weirdness], or switch the algo, some fx etc, and you're good to go :puf_smile: :thumbs_up:
Is it normal, for some of the patches to be blank?
Don't forget, A.I. has zero taste in anything in art. Blank patches you know are wrong is proof only you can :puf_smile:
Maybe the coders decided it was not worth changing the codes, that people would simply skip them? Just guessing. Also double check if those are not cases of extremely slow attack settings, maybe you could hear something after more than one minutes, or hours? A.I. doesn't give a f :lol:
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Post 07 Jan 2023

Not sure if u use the packs, but one did just drop the other day with Grain + fm -- u should check it out :)
https://futuregrapher.bandcamp.com/

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Post 07 Jan 2023

but millions of DX7 are around the www -- and can be used in Dexed :)
https://futuregrapher.bandcamp.com/

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Post 07 Jan 2023

arnigretar wrote:
07 Jan 2023
but millions of DX7 are around the www -- and can be used in Dexed :)
:thumbs_up: For sure, I'm digging through some old refills and finding some FM gems.

Looks like, I'll be building a library for dropping into Grain.
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Post 07 Jan 2023

mjxl wrote:
07 Jan 2023
Sure, the dx7 has samples in the mix,
No idea what you mean by that, but a DX7 (or emulation thereof) does absolutely nothing with samples.
mjxl wrote:
07 Jan 2023
but FM wise Algoritm should be able to output similar sounds right?
Nope, not even close. There are some DX7 sounds that you can get close to with Algoritm, but the more detailed DX7 sounds won't work. Algoritm is an FM-based synth, but it is definitely no DX7 emulation. It lacks a lot of stuff that makes a DX7 sounds like it does. On the other hand, does Algoritm have things that are not in a DX7 and can therefore do sounds that are impossible with a DX7. The fact that Algoritm and DX7 both use FM as their base synthesis method is the only thing they have in common.

There are several other FM synthesizers in the Reason shop, and none of them is in any way compatible with any other one. That's why I almost have them all, and still want to get the ones I don't have yet (which is mainly Blamsoft's Zero).
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Post 07 Jan 2023

crimsonwarlock wrote:
07 Jan 2023

No idea what you mean by that, but a DX7 (or emulation thereof) does absolutely nothing with samples.
Oh fuck, did I have a different synth in mind. Woops

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