Boss HC2 (1984)
The Boss HC2 was a companion instrument for the PC2 and is an easy hand clapper machine stated to have comparable circuitry to the 808 & 909 HC; nevertheless, the HC2 options extra controls. “Sens”, to regulate the contact sensitivity of the pad. “Dry”, which seems like a hi-pass filter that thins the sound out considerably. We expect it is a intelligent operate as it could assist the claps sit higher in a combination when mixed with snare, hi-hats, or different percussion components in a busy groove. And lastly, a “Corridor” knob. That is merely an amp decay on the white noise to emulate a (loosely termed) corridor reverb tail.
The HC2 is an easy however traditional clapper and important for lots of music types.
Our interpretation contains the identical authentic controls however provides some enhanced tone-shaping options to convey this ignored basic in keeping with trendy music manufacturing and workflows.
Whereas claps is the principle recreation right here, we’ve bought loads of helpful whistles, pops, clicks & whooshes to make this a flexible companion to our Percussion Boss.
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