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DCP PRODUCTIONS'

Mo Skool
HIP-HOP

SOUNDBANK FOR THE


YAMAHA MOTIF CLASSIC/MOTIF ES
Synthesizer workstations

OWNER'S MANUAL

INTRODUCTION

Thank you for purchasing the DCP Productions "Mo Skool" soundbank for the
Yamaha Motif Classic/Motif ES synthesizer workstation. This soundbank utilizes
3.5 MB of new samples. At least 4 MB of installed user RAM is required in order
to use this soundbank. The Motif Classic includes 4 MB of user RAM preinstalled. A new Motif ES does not ship with any pre-installed user RAM, it must
be purchased and then installed. See your Motif owner's manual for more
information regarding the user RAM specifications.
"Mo Skool" is the result of many requests from Motif users for a collection of new
sounds suitable for hip-hop, R&B, rap, and other urban music styles. It includes
complete breakbeats and loops (all of which can serve as inspiration for new
songs), ultra low-end basses, slammin' synth sounds, vintage keyboards,ethnic
instruments, and an entire section of "urban"special effects taken from DCP
Productions acclaimed "Action Sound FX/Foley" sample library. In addition, 16
new user drumkits are included.
Many of the sounds have that "straight off of vinyl" vibe, and every sound is
loaded with plenty of "flava" and character. In short, "Mo Skool" contains plenty of
what you need to get your tracks to stand up and stand out.

HOW TO LOAD THE SOUNDBANK

MOTIF CLASSIC USERS

If you downloaded the soundbank onto your computer , you received a Zip file
containing a folder marked "MO SKOOL MOTIF CLSC." Open that folder, select
and open the "MO SKOOL CLSC ALL FILES" folder.
The "ALL FILES" folder contains TWO files, each with an "A" as the last
character in the name. Motif needs BOTH of these files loaded onto SmartMedia
card .
1 .Assuming you have a SmartMedia card reader attached to your computer,
insert a Motif-formatted SM card into the reader.
2. When the SM icon appears,
drag the files marked SKOOLCLS.W2A and SKOOLCLS.W3A onto the icon,
when the writing process is finished, properly remove the card and insert it in
Motif's SM card slot.
3 .On Motif, press FILE>F1 CONFIG>set CURRENT to CARD)
4. Then press F3 LOAD>set TYPE to "All">highlight the file name
SKOOLCLS.W2A
and press ENTER. The file will load to the User voicebank.
5. Press USER bank button, then A1 to begin.
If you received the soundbank pre-loaded on a SmartMedia card, simply follow
steps 3,4,and 5 above.

MOTIF ES USERS

If you downloaded the soundbank onto your computer , you received a Zip file
containing a folder marked "MO SKOOL MOTIF ES." Open that folder, select and
open the "MO SKOOL ES ALL FILES" folder.

The "ALL FILES" folder contains TWO files, each with an "A" as the last
character in the name. Motif ES needs BOTH of these files loaded onto
SmartMedia card .
1 .Assuming you have a SmartMedia card reader attached to your computer,
insert a Motif-formatted SM card into the reader.
2. When the SM icon appears,
drag the files marked SKOOLES.W7A and SKOOLES.W8A onto the icon, when
the writing process is finished, properly remove the card and insert it in Motif ES'
SM card slot.
3 .On Motif ES, press FILE>F1 CONFIG>set CURRENT to CARD)
4. Then press F3 LOAD>set TYPE to "All">highlight the file name
SKOOLES.W7A
and press ENTER. The file will load to the User 2 voicebank. The drumkits will
load to the Drumkits User 1 bank.
5. Press USER bank button, then A1 to begin.
If you received the soundbank pre-loaded on a SmartMedia card, simply follow
steps 3,4,and 5 above.

ABOUT THE NEW SAMPLES


It is recommended that you ALWAYS load "Mo Skool" as an ALL file. The
soundbank uses new samples which are "attached" to the voices. If you load
voices in one at a time (to audition them) you run the risk of loading the same
sample data more than once, since many of the voices SHARE the same sample
data.
Motif and Motif ES do not "know" that the same sample data is used by more
than one voice. So, for example, if you load a voice that uses the "GlokNine"
sample and then load another voice that uses that same sample, the sample gets
loaded twice, once for each voiceload. Motif and Motif ES always load the voice
with whatever samples are attached to it.

WHEN YOU POWER OFF YOUR MOTIF/MOTIF ES, THE NEW SAMPLES
LOADED IN WILL BE LOST. YOU WILL HAVE TO RELOAD "MO SKOOL"
EACH TIME YOU TURN ON OUR MOTIF/ES AND WANT TO USE THE
SOUNDBANK.

This is because the samples are loaded into RAM (Random Access Memory)
which is "volatile", meaning the samples aren't stored in your machine, they're
only sitting there temporarily until you turn off your Motif/Motif ES. Sounds which
use Motif's internal samples will still work when you turn off and then reboot your
Motif/Motif ES, because those sounds utilize ROM (Read Only Memory) samples
which are "burned"(stored) into Motif's internal computer chip and cannot be lost.
"But if I load in MoSkool and then turn off and reboot Motif, I still see the MoSkool
voicenames and I can hear most of the voices when I play".
Yes, because not ALL of the MoSkool voices use new samples. Just some of
them do. Regardless, just remember that each time you tun on your Motif/Motif
ES you will have to reload "MoSkool" from your Smart Media card.

ABOUT THE VOICES


CONTROLLERS
Almost all of the Mo Skool voices are designed so that something happens when
you move/play one of the following controllers:
Assignable Knob 1
Assignable Knob 2
Pitch Bend Wheel
Mod Wheel
Ribbon (Motif ES).
Try using any of these controllers while playing - you'll see that the creative
possibilities really expand when you do. Plus, the "fun factor" increases as well.
ARPEGGIOS (MOTIF ES)
Motif ES features five arpeggios per voice. Where a voice uses an arpeggiator,
you can switch to different patterns by pressing the SF1 thru SF5 buttons.
SLIDERS AND TRACK MUTE BUTTONS
You can use the four sliders and track mute buttons on Motif/Motif ES to provide
an even greater number of variations in the sound. Move the sliders to bring
parts of the sound in and out, or use the track mute buttons to create
breakdowns within breakbeat voices like "Chill Pill " and "Tripper". If you find that

you'd like to use just the pitched sound in a breakbeat/loop voice, you can easily
use the track mute buttons and then turn off the arpeggiator.

LIST OF VOICES
A1-Krew Rolls
An "introduction" to "Mo Skool". Bouncing "low-rider" 94 BPM beat plus other
sonic effects.
A2 - Mistikal
Furry, fuzzy analog synth lead sound with a delayed high-pitched electronic sitar
tone following it. For song or album intros.
A3 - Excerpt
Minor-key pulsing "soundbite" for gangsta rap, hip-hop.
A4 - BlingBlang
Jumpin' , jerkin' jeep beat with pitched musical tones, great for forming the basis
of a complete track.
A5 - X-Me
"Lil' ethnic" instrument lead, koto or shamisen kind of sound. On Motif Classic
this voice is a pitched phrase which plays in one key only, however, you can
change the key of the phrase by moving assignable knob 2.
A6 - Broadkastr
"Morse code" or "space transmission" lead sound.
A7- Diggle
Extremely edgy, super buzzy lead sound.
A8 - Turntablz
Turntable scratching sounds which loop. Try turning the assignable knobs or
using the mod wheel or ribbon for a lot of variations.
A9 - DaFunkMan
Thin, raggedy funk guitar with scratchy lo-fi flava.
A10 - Shortwave
"Radio noise" lead sound.
A11 - RapTrumpt
"Demented" lo-fi trumpet sound.

A12 - NeedleStop
Sound of "Stanton needle sliding off the record". Play harder and more
scratching noises appear.
A13 - VinylBumps
88 BPM jeep beat with lo-fi 909 kit sounds.
A14 - Bodayshus
Scratchy pulsing phrased lead sound. On the Motif Classic you can change the
key of the repeating phrase by using the mod wheel.
A15 - KrakdFlute
Lo-fi flute sound with flutter and pitch variations.
A16 - Lifter
Pulsing analog synth lead sound. Move the mod wheel to increase the pulsing
speed.
B1 - Lil' Amp
Another lo-fi scratchy guitar sound.
B2 - Stakkd
Stabbing synth "hit" sound. Announcement time!
B3 - HipHopTek
91 BPM low beat which is created from a single pitched sound - the arpeggiator
turns it into "drums". Switch off the arpeggiator, it becomes a very short,
percussive synth lead sound.
B4 - Add Beats
Beats go crazier as you play more notes. Start by pressing one key, then add
more keys to hear the rhythm get more complex.
B5 - Plonkazm
Rapid-fire machine synth sound.
B6 - Excursion
The name says two things about this sound. One, it's a 97 BPM drum break with
some serious sub-shakin lows - enough to blow out woofers if you're not careful.
Two, it's the kind of sound that is heard best through a slammin' sound system
installed in a Ford Excursion. Hit the keys hard to get more beat variations
happening.
B7 - ChromeRims
Musical breakbeat, 98 BPM, on the gangsta tip. Growling synth, phat kick,
choppy orchestra hits.

B8 - Loopbak
Like B6 and B7, this sounds like a drum loop but doesn't continue until you hit the
keys hard. It's actually made up of sounds that are "delayed apart" from one
another so that a "pseudo" groove happens when you first play the sound.
Turntable scratches, kick, snare, lo-fi noises.
B9 - SubWoofer
Another low-end shaker - we're not responsible for speaker destruction if you turn
this sound up loud. 808 kick/bass, blip, super hi hi-hats. Hit the keys hard to get
additional beats.
B10 - 4 Real
Amp noise, lo-fi square-wave synth, deep 909 kick and clickin' snare.
B11 - QuikCutt
106 BPM drumbreak with triangle and smack snare. Hit the keys harder to
generate additional beats.
B12 - Stutter
Choppy drumbeat with fast roll effects when you play harder.
B13 - KiknIt
91 BPM jeep beat with tuned bass and kick, tiny snare and vocal scratching
effects when you play harder.
B14 - Sample #12
Synth lead sound, plus low round kick and hi-hat fx.
B15 - Scrtchpitz
Super lo-fi orchestral strings playing with rhythmic efx.
B16 - Wizzo
Guitar efx stab and blip with echo effects.
C1 - Tripper
100 BPM choppy kick beat with wack synth pitches.
C2 - Vinylins
Lo-fi violin sounds with scratchy kick drum efx.
C3 - Psyentific
"Vocal" synth effects and jumpin kick beats.
C4 - Heavy Db
100 BPM.Grungey, lo-fidelity dark choppy gangsta beat.

C5 - Coldcut
Vinyl scratching loop and a synth tone playing what might be described as a
demented version of the theme from "Jeopardy".
C6 - Sushi
Hi-fi/Lo-fi hip-hop beat with resonant metallic synth sounds and panning effects.
C7 - Headphonez
Chopped synth lead, echo, noise loop sounds and panning effects.

C8 - ClubDub
90 BPM. Booming club kicks, claps and anvil sounds.
C9 - KrakdBrass
Demented, twisted lo-fi brass section.
C10 - Tango Hit
Gated pulsing orchestra hit/synth sounds.
C11 - Chill Pill
Blippy pitched analog synth beeps, lo-fi 808 hats, 909 kicks, pulsing background
synth noises.
C12 - GroovViber
"Summer jammin'" laid-back groove with lo-fi electric piano samples.
C13 - Tite-On
Frantic beeping/pulsing synth lead.
C14 - KrakdStrgs
Lo-fi scratchy string section.
C15 - Wackmo
Ethnic jam meets sub-bass. Press key to start the endless loop.
C16 - Daggle
Twisted lead sound with a "blown" vibe.
D1 - FutureRap
Choppy jeep beat, 106 BPM, with pitch modulated synth effects.
D2 - DaKreeper
"Old vinyl 45" turntable noise effect and fuzzy out of focus looped synth noises.

D3 - VinylFloot
Phased noise, soft stuttered kick meets King Arthur era flute.
D4 - Rapmonica
How do you make a rap harmonica? Use this sound.
D5 - Uptown
Grainy analog synth pad played by the arpeggiator.
D6 - Softbeat 1
Turntable/old vinyl noises, shaker/kick loop, lo-fi electric piano sound.
D7 - Softbeat 2
Old 45 turntable noise,kick, noise efx, tiny hat, scratchy thin r&b guitar riff.
D8 - Softbeat 3
Rubbery analog kick, shaker, turntable/record noise, pick bass sound.
D9 - Vohkoderr
Synth lead sound with "vocoded" (robot-voice) type effect.
D10 - Rewind
"Backwards" lo-fi strings, turntable scratch and kick loop.
D11 - Ravioli
Choppy, super compressed, snappy synth sound with plucked string quality.
D12 - Really Ill
Twisted guitar and percussion.
D13 - Squegee
"Squeezed" analog synth lead.
D14 - BitTwister
Metallic, guitar-like sound - hold down the keys to hear it twist and evolve.
D15 - WornTape
Sound of an old organ recorded onto really old magnetic tape, passed through
dirty tape heads. On the ES, play the ribbon for more "tape head flanging"
metallic effect sounds.
D16 - SpinJockey
More turntable scratching loop stuff.
E1 - $olid
Deep, warm, slightly buzzy synth bass sound.

E2 - Virus-y
Resonant edgy chorused bass sound, reminiscent of the Access Virus sound
quality.
E3 - Komp
Compressed, fat, square-pulse synth bass.
E4 - WarmFuzz
Buzzy, fuzzy analog synth bass.

E5 - Overtone
Deep, rubbery bass sound with harmonic overtones.
E6 - FM
FM synth bass sound with plenty of extra low end and bite.
E7 - MiniOctave
Octave mini-moog bass sound.
E8 - RotoRootr
Warm, deep phased bass sound.
E9 - SuperSnoop
Super-edgy, bright, buzzy "snoop bass" sound.
E10 - TB 1
Sharp, punchy TB 303 bass.
E11 - Phat Sub
Serious sub-woofer shakin bass.
E12 - Phat Owng
The 80's "Michael Jackson" synth bass gets a facelift.
E13 - Boyee
"Wah-wah filter" square-wave synth bass.
E14 - Korrused
Ultra-low, chorused synth bass.
E15 - DropWax
Compressed, analog "tube" pre-amp bass sound with record noise.
E16 - PopMini
Punchy mini-moog bass.

F1 - RadioRoadz
"Off the vinyl" vintage Rhodes electric piano.
F2 - 70'sRhodez
Compressed, rubbery retro Rhodes with panning effects.
F3 - PhazrRoadz
Phased vintage Rhodes piano.

F4 - JazzRhodez
Filtered, retro jazz electric piano sound.
F5 - Wurly Funk
Retro Wurlitzer electric piano.
F6 - Roadz Dirt
"Dirty" vintage Rhodes sound.
F7 - Klavinet
Lo-fi clavinet keyboard.
F8 - Dusty Clav
"Extra super lo-fi" clavinet.
F9 - Harp-C-Krd
Mozart in the recording studio. Knob 2 controls the amount of "room" sound.
F10 - Hip Shami
Shamisen sound, hip-hop style.
F11 - Hip Harp
Plucked harp, hip-hop style.
F12 - HipSitar 1
Lo-fi sitar sound.
F13 - HipSitar 2
Variation of sitar sound.
F14 - Hip Koto
Lo-fi plucked koto sound.
F15 - BriteNylon
Super bright acoustic nylon string guitar.

F16 - BriteSteel
Super bright acoustic steel guitar.
G1 - Gold
Thin, resonant monophonic "retro" synth lead sound.
G2 - Helium
That "helium balloon" style synth sound.

G3 - PortaTri
Retro synth lead sound featuring triangle oscillator wave.
G4 - Silver
Thin retro square-wave synth lead.
G5 - Bubbly 5th
Vintage analog "5th lead synth with brassy resonance.
G6 - PortaSine
Gliding sine wave synth lead. Try playing Kool and The Gang's "Summer
Madness" using this sound.
G7 - PlayToy 1
"Party favor" synth lead sound.
G8 - Red Synth
Nord Lead type synth sound with high-pass filter modulated by velocity.
In other words, hit the keys harder, then softer for sound variation.
G9 - PlayToy 2
"Party favor" synth lead sound, variation.
G10 - PlayToy 3
"Party favor" synth lead sound, variation.
G11 - JunoStrngs
Analog synth string sounds, from the Roland Juno 2 vintage synth circa 1980's.
G12 - M strings
"Physical modeling" string sound, hence the "M" in the name. For cutting synth
string tracks, good for doubling sampled strings.
G13 - RapStrngs1
Lo-fi string sound for rap, gangsta and dark hip-hop.

G14 - RapStrngs2
Lo-fi string sound for rap, gangsta and dark hip-hop, variation.
G15 - Polybrass1
Brassy analog polysynth sound.
G16 - Polybrass2
Variation of brassy analog polysynth sound.
H1 - Fingersnaps.
Hi-fi sampled fingersnap sound (from DCP Productions "Action Sound FX/Foley"
library).
H2 - Claps
Stereo handclaps.
H3 - PhonButton
"Telephone button" sound effect(from DCP Productions "Action Sound FX/Foley"
library).
H4 - PhoneRings
Telephone ring sound effect (from DCP Productions "Action Sound FX/Foley"
library).
H5 - GunAction
Gun magazine action sound effect (from DCP Productions "Action Sound
FX/Foley" library).
H6 - GunClpLoad
Sound effect of loading a gun clip (from DCP Productions "Action Sound
FX/Foley" library).
H7 - LrgGlasbrk
Sound effect of breaking glass (from DCP Productions "Action Sound FX/Foley"
library).
H8 - Ka-Ching $
Cash register sound effect (from DCP Productions "Action Sound FX/Foley"
library).
H9 - Pager/Cell
Sound effect of pager beep/cellphone ring.

H10 - Spark/Buzr
Arc welder spark/game show buzzer sound effects. Good for "bleeping out" dirty
words if you need to "G-rate" your rap track. (from DCP Productions "Action
Sound FX/Foley" library).
H11 - Punchy
"Kung-fu" punches (from DCP Productions "Action Sound FX/Foley" library).
H12 - Automatic
Glok 9mm automatic weapon firing (from DCP Productions "Action Sound
FX/Foley" library).
H13 - Sirens
Various siren sounds (from DCP Productions "Action Sound FX/Foley" library).
H14 - NeedleSkip
Needle skips across vinyl record (from DCP Productions "Action Sound
FX/Foley" library).
H15 - Bell Tree
Musical bell tree/chime tree effect, for ballads.
H16 - Chek4messg
Answering machine/voice mail effects, including female operator's voice (from
DCP Productions "Action Sound FX/Foley" library).

DRUMKIT LIST
The new drumkits load into the Drumkit ser Bank on the Motif Classic, or into the
Drumkit User Bank 1on the Motif ES.
The drumkits are:
A1 - Beat Box 1
A2 - Tite Kit
A3 - RapRock Kit
A4 - GangstaKit
A5 - New 909
A6 - Girl Tek
A7 - HipHopEfx
A8 - Tiny Kit
A9 - GangstaKt2
A10 - BeatBox 2
A11 - ElectroHop
A12 - Soft Kit 1
A13 - Soft Kit 2
A14 - Soft Kit 3
A15 - GangstaKt3
A16 - Kiks/Snarz