“The Blade Runner Blues lead / harmonica patch is one of the most expressive patches Vangelis ever did on the CS-80. Among other things it features sensitive and fine-tuned velocity and aftertouch response, with quite different settings for each of the two synth lines. Since it is not directly derived from the CS-80’s preset buttons (many of his other go-to patches were), and especially because
“This is my fifth demo. I added some percussion. The basic percussion comes from the RMIF Elsita analogue drumsynthesiser. Extra percussion accents are produced by the Pittsburgh modular with the use of a Doepfer Random voltage generator.The sequencer line is done by the Moog Minimoog in combination with the Doepfer Dark Time. Other synths are the Korg
“I got two more vocal covers coming for the Sonic album. I got the idea to create a ‘Kanye/Bon Iver’ crooning pop track out of this song, and I knew the perfect bearded boy to help me make that a reality. Javed, from Good Blood and The Punch Kids KILLED IT on the vocals. Hope you enjoy!”
“For my second 808 track in the series, I chose one of my favorites. I originally sequenced the song on the Engine, but later decided it would be better to play everything live. Only the drums are pre-sequenced because I only have two hands. Hope you enjoy it!