[linux-audio-user] Free-as-in-freedom B3, other than Bristol?

Folderol folderol at ukfsn.org
Wed Mar 21 19:48:18 EDT 2007

On Wed, 21 Mar 2007 23:01:03 +0000
Gordon JC Pearce <wsynth at gjcp.net> wrote:

> On Wed, 2007-03-21 at 19:23 +0100, Atte André Jensen wrote:
> > Gordon JC Pearce wrote:
> > 
> > > When it's working, it sounds like
> > > http://static.nekosynth.co.uk/demos/organ.ogg / organ.mp3
> > 
> > That's decent, but still cheesy compared to beatrix. No offence :-)
> What you've got there is a quick hack on Sean Bolton's Xsynth-DSSI, but
> with a bunch of sine waves, and a quick hack on Steve Harris's Giant
> Flange (oo-er) which, when combined, gives you a fairly decent tonewheel
> simulation that sits well in a mix.

The tonewheels don't actually create sinewaves. Viewed on an
oscilloscope they are sort of slightly flattened, rather like a very
worn cogwheel. 

> The major part of emulating a Hammond is the Leslie cab.  Simulating a
> Leslie cab is *really really hard*.

Very true!

Will J G

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