This bundle includes two Moog Grandmother soundsets: “Analog Classics” and “Explorer”, 100 patches total.
«Analog Classics» is a collection of 50 patches: 16 Leads, 13 Basses, 13 Arps, 5 Drones, 3 Chords. It includes famous sounds that are found in many electronic tracks, from vintage to modern, musical solo-timbres and basses that will fit in any instrumental track or performance, like jazz, funk, rock, pop, indie, etc.., and some experimental patches that will add uniqueness to your music – everything vintage synths are loved for plus new possibilities and sound character introduced by Grandmother.
«Explorer» is a collection of 50 experimental but usable presets for Moog Grandmother: 12 Leads, 10 Basses, 9 Plucks, 10 Arps, 6 Drones, 3 Chords.
It includes aggressive, bright, detuned, freaky, noisy, atonal, metallic, generative, evolving, rhythmic timbres.
In «Explorer» bank of presets, I tried to dive deeper in a modular nature of Grandmother and get most interesting and exciting results.
The soundsets are presented in the form of PDF-Documents Each page contains notes that explain how the patch works, what parameters worth tweaking during the playback, how to develop the timbre during a performance. If you make all the settings consciously and try the things mentioned in the notes, you will learn lots of things about the synth and discover its true depth.
Each patch has an audio example, it helps to understand how a patch is supposed to sound.
To recreate these patches you need up 8 patch cords.
You should also install firmware v1.1.3 or higher to have access to all settings used in this soundset.