TAL Vocoder 2 In-depth Review

In his latest Higher HZ video, host Mark Barkan takes an in-depth look at TAL Vocoder -2.

TAL-Vocoder is a vintage vocoder emulation with 11 bands that emulates the sound of vocoders from the early 80โ€™s. It’s been out for more than a decade, but Barkan notes, “I have not found any video in it, so I thought maybe you would be interested!”

Tal Vocoder 2 is available as a free download from the TAL site.

Topics covered:

00:00:00 Intro & Overview
00:00:36 TAL & Price
00:01:23 Demo Piece
00:04:39 Musical Parts
00:11:22 Vocal Parts
00:16:05 Good & Bad
00:20:20 Routing Options
00:22:16 Internal Synth
00:24:13 Side Chain
00:26:09 Stereo Bus
00:30:01 Inbuilt Synth
00:32:43 Vocoder
00:39:09 Final Words
00:42:37 Conclusion

9 thoughts on “TAL Vocoder 2 In-depth Review

      1. tbh, I pick mine up outside the neighborhood muffin research utility kitchen trash bins after the breakfast rush! catholic girls!

      1. Hi Bert! i worked on a team with five other johns; we were reverse engineering the IBM 3090 central memory store. it actually worked out pretty well. johns are easy to work with when you give them a chance :0)

  1. lol, I have all these level problems
    a vocoder expects a compressed to hell signal ๐Ÿ˜‰
    it looks like he doesn’t know what he is doing.

    1. and?
      do you think anything of what he is doing sounds good?
      I dont.
      its not the plugin that sounds bad. ๐Ÿ˜‰
      besides I see 2 vocoders and only one compressor and I hear distortion everywhere

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