NI's new synth - Razor

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Re: NI's new synth - Razor

Post by mdk » Tue Mar 29, 2011 11:37 am

Pinnipeds wrote:Looks really cool but could I use it as a VST inside of Live?

I'm looking at either Razor or Operator, any help?
they're so different its really hard to say. get both? im not sure if the reaktor player has more limitations than full reaktor apart from the obvious editing capabilities, that might influence your decision. anyway, im pretty sure you can demo them both so try them out, see which one inspires you more.

about the cpu use, it can get quite high when playing chords with the quality set to high (over 30% on my e6600), but generally its around the 10-15% mark for me.

i have to say i absolutely love it. its great for all sorts of sounds, beautiful pads, harsh noises, basses...its not often you get a synth where you can create truly new and unique sounds.

erik, you did a fantastic job.

one thing i would like to see (or modify myself once i understand it enough) is to have multiple instances of the stereo section, i think combining the unisono, reverb and stereo spread could provide some interesting dimensions.
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Re: NI's new synth - Razor

Post by sporkles » Tue Mar 29, 2011 11:47 am

Rationalizer wrote: You have to use it with Reaktor 5.5 or Reaktor Player (free from NI's website).
That is so annoying. NI have a lot of great products, but I cannot understand the rationale behind having to run an instrument inside a player.
ze2be wrote:Much more so then NIs dudstep trailer bonanza video.
Can we make that the new "tarnce", please? :D :wink:

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Re: NI's new synth - Razor

Post by loydb » Tue Mar 29, 2011 1:29 pm

dubtarnce!
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Re: NI's new synth - Razor

Post by ze2be » Tue Mar 29, 2011 2:17 pm

loydb wrote:dubtarnce!
dubztep?

dudstep... fuck, my dyslexia created a new word! :o
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Re: NI's new synth - Razor

Post by 3phase » Tue Mar 29, 2011 2:38 pm

duckstep? the successor of the digital duck dance aka DDD
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Re: NI's new synth - Razor

Post by 3phase » Tue Mar 29, 2011 2:40 pm

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Re: NI's new synth - Razor

Post by razorblade » Tue Mar 29, 2011 3:33 pm

3phase wrote:duckstep? the successor of the digital duck dance aka DDD
Nope.... This is the duck step....

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Re: NI's new synth - Razor

Post by errorsmith » Tue Mar 29, 2011 5:13 pm

thank you mdk!
mdk wrote: one thing i would like to see (or modify myself once i understand it enough) is to have multiple instances of the stereo section, i think combining the unisono, reverb and stereo spread could provide some interesting dimensions.
yes i think too, that would something for razor 2 if there will such a thing. As there should not be hidden pages or tabs this is a layout issue. I'm quite satisfied with the current layout.

Another option is to put more (mono) effects in filter 2. right now you find there already flanger and phaser like effects (comb filter) and a mono version of unison noise.

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Re: NI's new synth - Razor

Post by Khazul » Wed Mar 30, 2011 7:02 pm

@mdk - Yes - really liking this so far, very different and yet prety easy to find your way around.
@errorsmith - excellent job!
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Re: NI's new synth - Razor

Post by regretfullySaid » Wed Mar 30, 2011 8:21 pm

3phase wrote:
duckstep™? the successor of the digital duck dance aka DDD


Nope.... This is the duck step....
Duckstep™ has been done. I was going to post my duckstep choon using only quacking samples until I heard that it already blew up in the 50's and got so popular that everyone burned out on it and vowed to never speak of it again. Ok, really I'm just here to firmly state that I trademarked duckstep™ and I am entitled to more than a few shillings. Thanks, people.
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Re: NI's new synth - Razor

Post by dezai » Thu Mar 31, 2011 1:53 am

great synth

i <3 it

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Re: NI's new synth - Razor

Post by alekst1923 » Thu Mar 31, 2011 3:39 am

Gr8t for Dirdstep

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Re: NI's new synth - Razor

Post by agent314 » Thu Mar 31, 2011 5:00 am

Just went to NI's site to pull the trigger on Razor and the friggin' thing is down.

Probably too much Traktor 2 traffic.

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Re: NI's new synth - Razor

Post by delicioso » Thu Mar 31, 2011 7:39 pm

agent314 wrote:Just went to NI's site to pull the trigger on Razor and the friggin' thing is down.
I suspect it's all the Maschine 1.6 downloads. Their servers get hammered whenever a new update for Maschine gets released.

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Re: NI's new synth - Razor

Post by agent314 » Thu Mar 31, 2011 7:49 pm

Yesterday was the drop date for Traktor 2 though - my guess is the servers were getting slammed from that also/instead.

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