Metallic synth sample.

How to make that sound...
3 posts since 1 Oct, 2018

Post Fri Nov 08, 2019 6:27 am

I am looking for the name/origin of this classic metallic synth sample. The best example I can find is in Super Mario 64 - Metallic Mario. The sound can be heard right at the beginning and throughout.

Any ideas?


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123 posts since 20 Jan, 2019 from Germany

Re: Metallic synth sample.

Post Fri Nov 08, 2019 11:51 am

Its an Orchestra Hit Sound.

A lot of really known of them coming from Fairlight.

Check 0:10 (Orchestra Hit 2)
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233 posts since 23 Apr, 2017 from Eastern US

Re: Metallic synth sample.

Post Sat Nov 09, 2019 10:12 am

Sounds like the Orchestra Hit from the SC-88.
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