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camillo jr
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Fri Oct 07, 2011 1:50 pm

Couldn't resist, made one of my own! I was kind of going for the sound of that theremin in the video and I've added my version to Franckten's modified ski song file. (This may end up like one of those stories that get passed around a circle.) :)

This one's another ES2 variation. I started with ski's "ES2 theremin 2" and ended up with a tone somewhat closer to Franckten's ES1 preset.

Control vibrato speed with the Modwheel from almost zero to full on and volume with the Pitch wheel.
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Fri Oct 07, 2011 2:25 pm

Nice on Camillo! I'm liking the variations a lot, everything from whacky sci-fi to more refined.
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Sun Oct 09, 2011 1:28 pm

you have no idea how much I use this sound. I also sounds neat playing it lower than a theremin would play; really great for melodies. here's another track I used it on. I layered it with some choir vocals at 1:30 and it made the whole thing sound really warped (in a way that I find appealing):

http://soundcloud.com/rabbit-ears-motel ... you-know-w

I also used the Pink Floyd "ping" patch that Higgs F. Boson posted in this thread.
http://www.logicprohelp.com/viewtopic.php?t=66088

you guys are such an incredible resource; I have learned so much from LPH and am really glad that I stumbled across it. thanks.
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Fri Oct 28, 2011 9:49 am

@ski: just wanted to say thanks for the patches. I used one to nail the haunting theremin thing Nick Rhodes has going on in the background of Leave a Light On, off the new Duran Duran album. Worked perfectly.
 
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Fri Oct 28, 2011 11:29 am

By complete fluke, while I was over at macProVideo yesterday, I discovered that ski has greatly expanded his original theremin set to a couple of dozen presets..... so if anyone here hasn't recently DL'd the song file at the top of this thread I'd advise you to grab it again since it's been greatly expanded!

Great stuff ski!
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Fri Oct 28, 2011 12:03 pm

@ iaresee, thanks for letting me know about how you used them. Great!

@ camillo, yep, indeed! I expanded the collection to 25 theremin patches :mrgreen:
 
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Wed Feb 15, 2012 8:39 am

Very beautiful sounds. I am new to synthesis and wondered if there is a way of controlling the rate of LFO1 during performance in the two ES2 patches?
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Wed Feb 15, 2012 11:32 am

Jan Steele wrote:
I am new to synthesis and wondered if there is a way of controlling the rate of LFO1 during performance in the two ES2 patches?

Yes. Set up a modulation routing with Lfo1rate as the Target and your controller (for example ModWhl for modulation wheel) as the source.

If you don't want to use one of the standard controllers the modulation router offers as a choice, you can set the source to Ctrl A:

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Then at the bottom left of the ES2, click MIDI, set Ctrl A to "- learn -" and move your controller's knob/fader:

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Wed Feb 15, 2012 1:36 pm

Thanks that's very useful!
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Wed Feb 15, 2012 2:30 pm

No problem. :)
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Re: Theremin Sounds

Sat Oct 12, 2013 6:41 pm

These sound great but I'm still struggling to move them from Logic Pro 9.0 to mainstage 2. Any help on that would be greatly appreciated as they sound great in logic.
 
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Sun Oct 13, 2013 1:33 pm

bbentler wrote:
These sound great but I'm still struggling to move them from Logic Pro 9.0 to mainstage 2.

There should be no moving required: MainStage 2 and Logic Pro 9 both have access to the same plug-in settings. You can check for the presence of the setting under your home folder/Library/Application Support/Logic/Plug-In Settings/ Both Logic and MS should see the settings saved there.
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Sun Feb 14, 2016 7:01 pm

ski wrote:

@ camillo, yep, indeed! I expanded the collection to 25 theremin patches :mrgreen:


Hello,

I´m a bit late to the party (5 years or so), but I just discovered this thread while looking for theremin sounds. I have downloaded the original file in the top of this thread, but I can´t find the set of 25 (or so) sounds, also suggested by camillo jr. When I open the Logic 8 project, I can only see the 3 original sounds that ski referenced early on (to be fair, that´s all I need - I´m just curious :D ).
Great stuff, by the way.

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atchoo wrote:
I can´t find the set of 25 (or so) sounds, also suggested by camillo jr.

They are at: https://ask.audio/articles/mpv-free-stu ... -logic-pro
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Re: Theremin Sounds

Sun Sep 30, 2018 12:12 pm

Thank you so much! This theremin was exactly what I needed for a project. Well done!
 
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Re: Theremin Sounds

Tue Nov 05, 2019 11:32 am

10 years later and this still works like a charm. Thank you ski!