If u can’t track down a wav file you may find a setting chart that allows u to manually reprogram your OBx, good luck
From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Chris Wareham
Sent: 07 June 2010 22:07
Cc: Les Lambert
Subject: Re: [oberheim] New member, with an OB-X request
Les Lambert said on 07/06/2010 18:51:
Knowing how obsessive many Killing Joke fans are, you could probably
> Yes I think I do.
> I actually bought Jaz's original OBX from him in 1980 several. He didn't
> use any of the factory patches, more on that story later. The OBXa is
> very close unless you particularly need the Xmod, and is limited to 32
> programs. It may take me a while to find the box of cassettes with these
> patches on, it's been a few months since I transferred them to CD, and
> have moved a few times since. Where in the UK are you
> Les Lambert.
get a small fortune for one of Jaz Coleman's synths! He seems to have
used the Xmod of the OB-X quite a bit, particularly on the first couple
of albums where he employed some quite aggressive noises (the intro and
chorus of "The Wait" being my favourites).
I'm based in London, and I'd love to hear any KJ style patches you
> --- On *Sun, 6/6/10, Chris Wareham
> /< chriswareham@... >/*
> Subject: [oberheim] New member, with an OB-X request
> To: email@example.com
> Date: Sunday, 6 June, 2010, 23:58
> Hi folks,
> I recently acquired a four voice Oberheim OB-X and thought I'd join the
> group. I've wanted an OB-X ever since I heard one used on Killing
> Joke's "Night Time" album, and it's only taken me eighteen years
> fulfil that dream! I did have the opportunity to buy an OB-Xa
> several years ago (allegedly, it was once owned by Lol Tolhurst of The
> Cure), but passed it up in the hope of one day finding an OB-X.
> Anyway, my main reason for posting is to ask if anyone can provide a
> WAV file or similar of the factory patches. My Obie was completely
> overhauled before I received it, erasing the patches. I'm having a
> great time programming my own sounds, but I'd like to hear what the
> original patches sounded like, and have the opportunity to use them as
> the basis for further programming.
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