Keep your ears open
Recorded from ZynAddSubFX / Yoshimi software synthesizers. ZynAddSubFX and Yoshimi are free software programs capable of creating many different sounds with several synthesis engines, filters and effects.
Used in FreePats General MIDI program #39: Synth Bass 1.
Imitation of the Yamaha DX7 bass sound, a FM sythesis instrument that was popular in the 1980s. These sound samples simulate the "BASS 1" patch of the DX7, used in many 1980s popular songs.
Recorded from Hexter software synthesizer. Hexter is a free software program that accurately models the sound generation algorithm of the original instrument. For best quality and flexibility we recommend to run Hexter synthesizer directly in your computer. These sound banks are provided for convenience when sample-based synthesizers are preferred and for building complete sound sets.
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