Is it possible to do guitar cliches on keyboard


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those cliches where you strike 2 string, but bend only one.

For example, you do an A and a G bending to an A. That creates a very unique sound.

is it possible live?
is it possible at least for recording purpose?
 
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It's called "last note bend", whereby if you are holding down several notes and move the pitch bend wheel, only the last note pressed is bent. I do not know what all keyboards have it, but I do know that the new Roland FA-06 and FA-08 workstations have it. It works for both live play and recording.
 
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So you can't bend an entire chord (ie without a DAW)? That's disappointing.
 

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You can easily bend an entire chord on even the cheapest PSR or CTK with a pitch bend wheel.

It's the last note bend that's a "premium feature."

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those cliches where you strike 2 string, but bend only one.

For example, you do an A and a G bending to an A. That creates a very unique sound.

is it possible live?
is it possible at least for recording purpose?
I know this is an old post but to answer the question, If your keyboard has a performance mode, that's where you can have separate settings like that. use the same sound for 2 parts but have only one with a bend will do what you want and will sound great on a lot of stuff. If you are using an older analog synth you might have to add another keyboard and just bend one.
 
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those cliches where you strike 2 string, but bend only one.

For example, you do an A and a G bending to an A. That creates a very unique sound.

is it possible live?
is it possible at least for recording purpose?

It's easy as long as your keyboard/sound source has assignable
polyphonic aftertouch or pressure sensitivity.
even a lot of the old 90s keyboards have it.
go into your menu and find aftertouch, or poly aftertouch, or poly pressure.
assign it to PB or pitch bend etc. I dont think there is a CC# for it.
but maybe there is...
Then adjust it for the interval,ex: half step, whole step, minor 3rd, etc.
I know a few keyboardists in country western bands that use it a lot
for doing steel guitar sounds, where just one note bends while the others
stay static by pressing harder on just one key.
And it's really impressive when they do it.
You just have to get the touch for pressing just one key while holding others.
 
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I know this is an old post but to answer the question, If your keyboard has a performance mode, that's where you can have separate settings like that. use the same sound for 2 parts but have only one with a bend will do what you want and will sound great on a lot of stuff. If you are using an older analog synth you might have to add another keyboard and just bend one.
forgot to add, if you use 2 strings patches and only bend one, you can 'slur' the sound. sounds real good. i also like the other post of using after touch. haven't tried that yet. but if you want that classic guitar 2 note thing, you'll like how i do it. cuz thats why i do it.
 

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