Square Saw Sound released two sample libraries: The ‘VC-SSS-3’ and the ‘SSS-Polysynth.’ both sample libraries have been created by sampling two legendary, vintage analog synthesizers that were produced by Electronic Music Studios London: The EMS VCS3 (1969) monophonic synthesizer and the incredibly rare (less than 30 were produced) EMS Polysynthi (1978) polyphonic synthesizer.
The EMS VCS3 (A.K.A ‘The Putney’) – VC-SSS-3
VC-SSS-3 – The EMS VCS3 is a legendary synthesizer that became renowned for creating otherworldly sound effects. Creating those effects made the VCS3 the perfect instrument for sci-fi soundtracks and early experimental electronic music.
Notable users include Brian Eno, ELO, Hawkwind, Jean Michel-Jarre, King
The EMS Polysynthi – SSS-Polysynth
SSS-Polysynth – The Polysynthi was produced in 1978 by EMS during a period of financial difficulty and was therefore discontinued later
The Polysynthi had a fully polyphonic 4-octave keyboard controlling a Voltage Controlled Oscillator Bank (VCBO). There was only 1 VCA and 1 Filter, switchable between 2