Obelisk

Modern Presets for Arturia OB-Xa V

Obelisk is a collection of 100 original, modern sounds for the Arturia OB-Xa V softsynth. The collection focus on contemporary sounds with advanced modulation and heavy use of creative effects and includes lo-fi keys, ambient & evolving pads, creative arpeggiators, and sunset-drenched modern synthwave patches. The sounds are inspired by the artists I usually cover in my Synth Sounds series of articles, but not directly remade from any particular tracks.

The Obelisk presets work exclusively with Arturia OB-Xa V and Analog Lab VOB-Xa V is Arturia’s take on the legendary Oberheim OB-Xa synth, a powerhouse polysynth from 1981 that competed with the Sequential Prophet-5.

The Obelisk presets make use of OB-Xa’s flexible modulation routing that allows for up to 6 LFOs to create sounds that move and evolve and it’s high-quality detailed effects to create production-ready sounds straight out of the box. Obelisk doesn’t include any ‘classic’ OB-Xa sounds – they’ll be covered in another pack coming soon. To get an idea of the sounds in Obelisk, check out the demos below.

Obelisk Preset Demos

All sounds other than drums are Obelisk presets.

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  • Brinstar 00:00
  • Tokyo 00:00
  • Distant Fields 00:00
  • Deep Within 00:00
  • Future Sight 00:00

Full Patchlist

  • Abyss Lead
  • Architectural
  • Astro Turbo
  • Azure
  • Bay Ridge
  • Brinstar
  • Broadcast
  • Bulletin
  • Capacitor
  • Cerebrum
  • Changing Lead
  • Chasin’
  • Chasm
  • Choir Acapella
  • Chopped Wurlitzer
  • City Lights
  • Companion
  • Concourse
  • Cosmogram
  • Cosmonaut
  • Deathmatch
  • Deep Within
  • Distance Between
  • Distant Fields
  • Doorways
  • Dotted Plucks
  • Dreamer
  • Eighty Five
  • Elysian Fields
  • Endymion
  • EP-Trem
  • Eurycyda
  • Exodus
  • Experiments
  • Far Apart
  • Fat Synthwave Bass
  • Figure Eights
  • Future Sight
  • Grand Strings
  • Half Speed
  • Harpists Pool
  • Hidden Chamber
  • Histogram
  • Hypnos
  • In Between
  • Lake Melody
  • Landscape
  • Limitations
  • Macrocosm
  • Magical Keys
  • Maridia
  • Materials
  • Maus Plucks
  • Molten Rain
  • Monsters
  • Moonlight
  • Nebulae
  • Neon Skies
  • Obelisk
  • Oberheim Organ
  • Oculum
  • Onwards and Upwards
  • Oscillations
  • Over the Clouds
  • Patterns
  • Quadrangle
  • Razorback
  • Reflections
  • Retro Rez
  • Rhodes Airy
  • Rhodes Moon
  • Ruins of SF
  • Sailing
  • Sci-fi Blues
  • Science of Time
  • Seasonal
  • Shimmer Pad
  • Shooting Star
  • Soft Horn Stabs
  • Soft Illusion
  • Stardust
  • Subway
  • Summit
  • Sync Lead
  • System 5000
  • Tau Ceti
  • Termina Rhythm
  • Those Memories
  • Tokyo
  • Tone Bank
  • Tracework
  • Triplet Bassline
  • Tyme Wares
  • Undertones
  • Untorn Ballad
  • Wasteland
  • Weird Science
  • Wurli Slow Trem
  • Wurlitzer-Xa
  • Zenology

Requirements

Obelisk presets you will need to have a copy of either Arturia OB-Xa V or Arturia Analog Lab V.

The OB-Xa V bank requires version 1.1.0 or higher. The Analog Lab V bank requires version version 5.0.0 or higher. Both banks feature identical presets.

The plugin synths OB-Xa V and Analog Lab are not included in the Obelisk download. They are available from either the Arturia website or Splice's Rent-to-Own plans.

Obelisk

Bundles

Obelisk is also available in the Arturia Presets Bundle and the Everything Bundle.
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