Cluster Sound tells us that Oscar is a massive multi-sample Live Pack based on the OSC OSCar, a rare and iconic British synthesizer from the early '80 with only 1800 units produced from 1983 to 1986. Here's what they have to say in their own words...
THE FACT The OSCar is a vintage hybrid digital/analogue synth from British manufacturer Oxford Synthesiser Company (OSC). Designed by Chris Hugget after the ending of EDP, this masterpiece of engineering features digitally controlled dual oscillators with analog filters and plenty of knobs packed into a yellow plastic case with distinctive rubber elements.
THE TECH The Oscar implements two wide-range DCOs and a set of 5 additive waveforms but can also carry out harmonic synthesis, allowing to create customized waveforms. The filter is built from two resonant multimode 2-pole filters (the same used in the Wasp synth) with overdrive and separation controls.
THE SOUND The Oscar simply sounds like no other synthesizers. Thanks to the characteristic filter design and the additive facility, this stunning rubber-based synth can generate a sound
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