Recommend some new soft synths?

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Recommend some new soft synths?

Post by mersault » Tue Jun 07, 2011 5:54 pm

my collection is feeling old to me....

Can anybody suggest some new synths? like stuff that's come out in the past year or two?

thanks in advance!

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Re: Recommend some new soft synths?

Post by Rationalizer » Tue Jun 07, 2011 6:00 pm

Would be a bit easier if you'd tell us what kind of music you do.

Razor from NI and Dune from Synapse Audio are quite good IMO.
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Re: Recommend some new soft synths?

Post by McQ714 » Tue Jun 07, 2011 6:02 pm

maybe tell us what you already have?!?!

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Re: Recommend some new soft synths?

Post by 3dot... » Tue Jun 07, 2011 6:10 pm

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Re: Recommend some new soft synths?

Post by wehkah » Tue Jun 07, 2011 6:17 pm

I can recommend the following synths.

1. Reaktor - a big load of sound / my most used vst since years
2. Operator - nice n relative simply synth
3. Massive - versatile & good sounding - i love it
4. FM8 - very good Sound & complex engine
5. Synth 1 - THE free synth :)
6. Analog - really cool & easy to use, a workhorse

I often use Live Sampler/Simpler or Kontakt to turn a simple sound into something.

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Re: Recommend some new soft synths?

Post by mersault » Tue Jun 07, 2011 6:23 pm

thanks for the quick responses!

doing mainly dance/hip hop/some dancehall -

I feel like there's room for almost anything as far as synths go these days. ...so I guess that's why I wasn't so specific. My goto synths lately have been Arturia collection, Sugarbytes Unique, FM8 - I'm really quite open to anything. I guess I'm looking for either something super new school digital sounding, OR something totally old school analog - does that narrow it down? hahaha!!! some 90's sounding synths are the only thing that really turns me OFF!

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Re: Recommend some new soft synths?

Post by beats me » Tue Jun 07, 2011 6:27 pm

Omnisphere

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Re: Recommend some new soft synths?

Post by agent314 » Tue Jun 07, 2011 6:31 pm

I guess I'm looking for either something super new school digital sounding,
Razor's good for this.

Zebra 2 is next on my list of sound toys to grab when I have a few extra bucks lying around.

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Re: Recommend some new soft synths?

Post by McQ714 » Tue Jun 07, 2011 6:31 pm

Rob Papen's eXplorer collection plus Albino 3 and Punch

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Re: Recommend some new soft synths?

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Re: Recommend some new soft synths?

Post by garyboozy » Tue Jun 07, 2011 6:42 pm

could anyone recommend me a 'could anyone recommend a me soft synth' thread?
it's a minefield out there, don't know which thread to go with.
i have a computer. thanks.

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Re: Recommend some new soft synths?

Post by perplex » Tue Jun 07, 2011 6:47 pm

omnisphere is reallly good like a quality workstation without the hardware
also absynth is good too for some dark wet sounds

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Re: Recommend some new soft synths?

Post by jimmynitcher » Tue Jun 07, 2011 6:53 pm

this would be my choice of synth thread and I think you need one of these:

http://www.shotdeadinthehead.com/produc ... x?pid=1380

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Re: Recommend some new soft synths?

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Re: Recommend some new soft synths?

Post by glitchrock-buddha » Tue Jun 07, 2011 9:00 pm

One of the best synths to come along recently is ElectraX by tone2.

The tone2 dev is a bit of a dick to be honest, in fact I think he's a complete ass. However ElectraX is a fantastic synth. They got another guy on support there who is incredibly friendly though.
http://www.tone2.com/html/electrax_synt ... st_au.html

Besides that Omnisphere is rockin' it as always and Alchemy is pretty darn cool.
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