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Re: (GEAR ALERT) Next Big Loop-processing toy?

At 11:04 AM 7/19/98, Dpcoffin@aol.com wrote:

[about the Roland JP-8080]

>Formant Filter produces a variety of "talking" effects by analyzing the
>frequency bands from vocal sounds and applying them to incoming audio or
>synth sounds. Using the two dedicated and assignable Voice Modulator
>control knobs, the Formant Filter mode can produce some wild sounds and
>interesting modulations like "talking" breakbeats.

"Formant Filter" in this case is just another word for "vocoder". There was
some consternation about calling it that, but Roland Japan did not relent.
Just an fyi.