In his latest video, synthesist Espen Kraft takes a look at recreating the sound of 1987 with a Casio FZ-10M.
In the 80’s, Casio made a variety of powerful synths and samplers. The FZ-10M was part of a family of sampling synths, including the FZ-1, that let you mix sampling, additive and subtractive synthesis in a patch.
In the above video, Kraft takes an in-depth look at the FZ-10M. Below, he uses it to create a track, The Sounds Of 1987, inspired by artists like Pet Shop Boys:
If you’ve used any of the Casio FZ sampler/synths, leave a comment and share your thoughts on it!