How it started: Roland VP-9000 Variphrase Processor
As an owner of the Roland VP-9000 Variphrase Processor I was tempted to recreate the sound of the vocals on Daft Punk’s Something About Us because this is what the internet says about this strange sampler. So I grabbed a microphone, studies the chords and started recorded with my Roland MC-50.
On the 18th of January 2018 in the FB-Community Dawless Jammin’ I posted a quick and dirty recording of Daft Punk’s Something About Us.
The reactions were overwhelming for me and that convinced me to complete the song.
I just posted it on the community on down below my text.
Hi Group, First I want to thank you all for the huge support I received. You gave me the energy to completed this! Last week I posted a quick and dirty recording of Daft Punk's Something About Us. My recording was based on the fact that they used a Roland VP-9000 for the vocals and I was curious if I was able to recreate it. Also I wanted to show that a song like this can be done with a standalone sequencer, in my case the Roland MC-50 (from 1990) without prerecording tracks. Just one song, all sounds, all effects, all tracks together in 1 take. And I added a challenge to only use the standard sounds of my digital synths/sound modules. I give you a summary of my used equipment. Roland VP-9000 for vocals (my own 😉 Roland MC-50 Sequencer Roland JV-1080 Velo-wah guitar Roland JV-1010 Patch 85 SR-JV Vintage Synth Roland JV-880 Alto Sax Korg M3R Jazz Guitar Novation A-Station Rhodes Roland TR8 707 drums Roland VS-1824 Mastering and effects Korg KP3 Delay4 100 BPM Behringer MDX2600 Compressor/limiter Roland SP-808 Vinyl effects Stanton STR8.150 Rain fx record Macbook with Quicktime sound recorder for AIFF-creation Due to your feedback I finally uploaded a video of my work as I am just a hobbyist and lover of synths and samplers from the late 80's/early 90's. Thank you for listening again. Have a good one,
Check here the Video on Youtube