Synthesist Paul Schilling shared this look at recreating a classic Stevie Wonder GX-1 patch on the Deckard’s Dream.
Here’s what he has to say about it:
A walkthrough of my recreation of Stevie Wonder’s “Village Ghetto Land” GX-1 string ensemble on the Deckard’s Dream synth, with plenty of audio examples.
The Deckard goes beyond what the CS-80 can do, for example by offering PWM LFO sync across all voices and layers (which very few synths offer) and which adds a vibrant airy ensemble-type feel.
Also the Deckard lets you reverse the polarity of the high-pass filter envelopes, so that it behaves either like the GX-1 (HP and LP filters open/close together) or like the CS-80 (they go the opposite way from each other)